Themistoklis Sardis, IT manager, AMMITEC focused his presentation on the ‘’Cyber Security at Sea’’ during the 2016 SMART4EA Forum. He provided a brief introduction of cyber security in general and then referred to cyber security issues related to the shipping industry. To enhance maritime cyber security awareness in the industry, he suggested addressing the issue in a risk based approach in order to avoid cyber threats and possible attacks on ships.
r. Themistoklis Sardis is the head of IT of Costamare Shipping Company having joined the company in 1998. He has been involved in a large number of IT projects and has a long experience in shipboard systems and applications. His previous employers include firms in the ICT consulting sector and a large Greek bank. He holds a diploma in Electrical Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), an M.Sc. in Data Communications from the University College London (UCL) and an MBA from the Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB). He is a member of the PMI and PMI-Greece and a founding member of AMMITEC.
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