The Systems Security Laboratory (SSL) was founded in 2008 as a research and graduate education unit within the Department of Digital Systems of the University of Piraeus. The main objective of SSL is to conduct research, development and educational activities in various areas of systems security. Through such activities, the SSL aims at contributing to the collective excellence of the Department of Digital Systems and the University of Piraeus and paves the way for the realization of a secure and trustworthy digital society.

Our main research interests lie in the areas of:

  • Secure eCommerce, eBusiness, eGovernment, eHealth, eLearning architectures and services
  • Privacy Enhancing Technologies
  • Development of Secure Information Systems
  • Wireless and Mobile Communications Security
  • Legal and Regulatory issues in Data and Privacy Protection
  • Security and Privacy Economics
  • Medical Informatics Security and Privacy
  • Smart Card Technology and Applications
  • Voice over IP Security
  • Security Policies / Security Management – Risk Assessment Methodologies
  • Intrusion Detection Systems
  • Security in Ad-hoc and Sensor Networks
  • Trust Management (Trusted computing environments and code attestation techniques)
  • Web Applications Security
  • Identity Management Technologies (OpenID Connect, OAuth 2.0)
  • Password-less authentication involving both biometric and behavioural techniques (FIDO)
  • Attribute-based access control involving anonymous credentials and attribute-based encryption
  • Data analytics for cyberthreats and cyberattacks
  • Security in embedded/mobile devices and networks
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