School of Science and Technology Faculty

Dr Christos Kalloniatis

Course(s):Information Systems Security


Dr Christos Kalloniatis

Christos Kalloniatis holds a PhD from the Department of Cultural Technology and Communication of the University of the Aegean and a master degree on Computer Science from the University of Essex, UK. Currently he is an assistant professor in the Department of Cultural Technology and Communication of the University of the Aegean. His main research interests are the elicitation, analysis and modelling of security and privacy requirements in traditional and cloud-based systems, Privacy Enhancing Technologies and the design of Information System Security and Privacy in Cultural Informatics. He is an author of several refereed papers in international scientific journals and conferences and has served as a visiting professor in many European Institutions. Prior to his academic career he has served at various places on the Greek public sector including the North Aegean Region and Ministry of Interior, Decentraliastion and e-Governance. He is a lead-member of the Cultural Informatics research group as well as the privacy requirements research group in the Department of Cultural Technology and Communication of the University of the Aegean and has a close collaboration with the Laboratory of Information & Communication Systems Security of the University of the Aegean. He has served as a member of various development and research projects.




Information Systems Security

Teaching Hours and Credit Allocation: 30 Hours, 6 Credits
Course Assessment: Exam & Coursework



Most modern organisations face security risks that threaten their valuable assets. It is imperative to design secure information systems that protect against these threats. This course provides a wide range of skills and knowledge of existing technologies and security principles to develop the professional skills and experience needed for information systems security.


Learning Outcomes

On completing the course students will be able to:

  • Develop the knowledge, understanding and skills to work as a computing security professional
  • Learn the concepts, principles, techniques and methodologies you need to design and assess complex networks, systems and applications
  • Develop the practical experience you need to plan, perform and direct security audits of information systems to the level required by standard security frameworks
  • Develop the appropriate legal and ethical skills you need to be a security professional.



  • Security terminology ISO 27000
  • Privacy terminology
  • ISMS ISO 27001, Code of Practice ISO 27002, Auditing 27007
  • IS Security Policy
  • Business Continuity Management και Disaster Recovery Plan
  • Authentication, Authorization, Access Control
  • Cryptography, PKI and Digital Signatures
  • Data Protection and Electronic Communications Security
  • Privacy Enhancing Technologies
  • Security and Privacy Requirements Engineering
  • Cloud Security and Privacy



Whitman, M. & Mattord, H. (2009) Principles of Information Security, Cengage Learning.

Anderson, R. (2008). Security Engineering: A Guide to Building Dependable Distributed Systems, Wiley.