I obtained a Diploma in Electrical Engineering from Democritus University of Thrace in Greece, an MBA from Keele University in the UK and a PhD in Computer Science (network security and cryptography) from Aston University. I am a certified Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI). I have worked in the Industry as Information Security Consultant and served as an expert witness in Information Security in the UK and Greece. My research falls in the area of digital forensics and incident response. I have participated in FP7, H2020 and nationally funded research projects and in a number of national and international cyberdefence exercises. I have over 130 publications in journals, book chapters and conference proceedings and serves as a referee on several reputable conferences and journals (for example, IEEE Communications Letters, Computers & Security, Information and Computer Security), and have coordinated and delivered a number of workshops, both in an academic and a security professionals context. I am member of the editorial board of Computers & Security and International Journal of Information Security. In terms of recognition of my research, I have received keynote speech invitations for international conferences and my research has been addressed by reputable magazines such as the New Scientist.