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Cyber Security and Shipping Industry

Heraklio Travel was a proud sponsor of the conference “Cyber Security: The Modern Threat Of The Shipping Industry”, organized by Marine International Security (MSI) Hellas.

The conference was held on Monday, February 15th 2016 at the Yacht Club of Greece aiming at informing the maritime community for a new form of asymmetrical threats, focusing on an outline of the problem, presenting the dimensions it has taken, as well as proposals on eliminating the threat.

In a hall full of scholars, ship owners, politicians and other prominent members of the shipping community Messrs George D. Pateras, President of the Hellenic Chamber of Shipping, Nikitas Nikitakos professor at the Aegean University, Fotios Moustakis Professor at the Plymouth University, Theodore Kostis lecturer at the Aegean University, Captain Ioannis Kourouniotis (HCG) Director of Navigation Safety, Lieutenant General Panagiotis Mavropoulos, Commander Spyros Papageorgiou, Ioannis Papagiannopoulos Director PFSO PPA and Arvanitakis Anastasios President of  PHOENIX; were the conference speakers having high scientific training and vast professional experience, enabled the participants to understand the magnitude of the problem and to recognise the threat and its impacts while understanding how they can manage it.