Nikos Vavoulas was born in Athens in 1981. He received his BSc degree in Digital Systems in 2009 from the Department of Digital Systems of University of Piraeus. In 2011 he received his MSc degree in Digital Systems Security from the same University. His interest in information security assessment and risk management led to his M.Sc thesis entitled “A risk analysis methodology for modern networks”. Over the past years he worked as a software developer both as a freelancer and in the public sector (Η.ΔΙ.Κ.Α.). Currently he is a PhD candidate in the Department of Digital Systems of University of Piraeus.