Dimitrios Petropoulos


Information Technology Security Training & Solutions

I(TS)2 is the Middle East’s premier provider of integrated Information Security Training & Certification Curriculum, Information Security Solutions, Information Security Consultancy & Managed Security Services (MSS) and is ISO 27001 certified. I(TS)2 is focused on empowering governments, financial institutions and commercial enterprises in the Middle East to combat evolving security threats.

Dimitrios has twenty five years of professional experience in IT of which the last seventeen were dedicated in Information Security. He has a long track record in performing Information Security R&D, risk analyses, penetrations tests, technical security and compliance audits for large enterprises in a number of countries. He currently serves as the CEO of I(TS)2. He holds an MSc in Information Security from Royal Holloway (University of London) and a number of industry certifications including CISSP, CISA, ISO27001 LA & PCI-DSS QSA.

Speech Topic & Synopses
How advanced, really, are Advanced Persistent Threats?

Advanced Persistent Threats are gaining notoriety in the media and are portrayed as the underlying cause in almost all high profile breaches. This presentation will examine the true nature of Advanced Persistent Threats, the attack vectors used, the attacker motivation and modus operandi and present a range of potential countermeasures and controls to attempt thwarting them.