Sponsors

CHECKMARX

Checkmarx provides a comprehensive Application Security platform used for finding & fixing application layer vulnerabilities during software development as well as blocking attacks in real time.
Best known for its Static Application Security Testing (CxSAST) solution, the product enables developers and auditors to easily scan un-compiled code in all major coding languages and identify its security vulnerabilities. With tight integration into the various SDLC components, CxSAST enables full automation of the analysis process and provides auditors and developers with immediate access to findings and remediation advice.
By automatically detecting software vulnerabilities at the earliest stages of development, precious development and security resources are spared while application risk is minimized.

The company’s customers include 5 of the world’s top 10 software vendors and hundreds of Fortune 500, Government and SMB organizations from all industries, including the likes of SAP, US Army, Coca Cola and Salesforce.com.

Website:
www.checkmarx.com
Type:
Gold Sponsor

KPMG

KPMG is a global network of professional firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services. We have more than 162.000 outstanding professionals working together to deliver value in 155 countries worldwide.

We have a clear vision of what we want to achieve as a network. We continuously take important steps to ensure that KPMG delivers market-leading, world-class professional services that are aligned with the changing needs of our clients and global markets.

Website:
www.kpmg.com/CY
Type:
Silver Sponsor

QSecure

We are a company that specializes in the provision of information security and risk management services. Our security consulting team consists of a number of highly skilled, highly motivated and extremely dedicated security specialists whose aim is to provide value adding risk advisory services to companies worldwide.

Our security assessment, management and training services can help you assess and mitigate the risks that threaten your organization’s information assets and impact your business critical operations and reputational image. We can help you implement the right security processes and procedures so as to improve your security posture seamlessly and efficiently, without affecting your normal business operations.

Website:
www.qsecure.com.cy/
Type:
Bronze Sponsor

European University Cyprus

European University Cyprus is actively engaged with local, regional and global partners to promote opportunities for long-term strategic research partnerships and innovative programs of study.

Website:
www.euc.ac.cy
Type:
Host Sponsor

Kathimerini

Kathimerini Cyprus is a weekly newspaper, published every Sunday and based in Nicosia. The newspaper circulates along with the magazines Beautiful People, Gastronomos, MAN, Spiti & Zoi, Zaxari & Alevri, Efkola & Spitika and Geek.

Website:
www.kathimerini.com.cy
Type:
Communication Sponsor

DisruptCyprus

DisruptCyprus.com is a dedicated news portal about Entrepreneurship, Research, Innovation and Startups in Cyprus.

Our vision is to monitor and report business news of the entrepreneurship/startup ecosystem, research, innovation communities in Cyprus and Cypriots that operate worldwide. In the mixture we will add important global entrepreneurial, research, science news that can help Cypriot Entrepreneurs, Researchers, Scientists to expand their knowledge and reach worldwide. Our goal is creating the best business news site for the Cypriot Entrepreneur, Researcher, Innovator and Scientist.

Website:
www.disruptcyprus.com
Type:
Media Sponsor

BEWISER

Building Enterprises – Wireless and Internet Security in European Regions (Be Wiser) examines the organisation and technical research challenges in some of Europe’s best known RTD regions.

The technology focus is on wireless Internet security, while the organisational challenge is to more effectively utilise Triple Helix clusters in regional innovation processes. This approach will strengthen Europe’s position in wireless rollout and address the challenges set out in the Digital Agenda.

Website:
www.be-wiser.eu
Type:
Supporter

ECDL

The ECDL (European Computer Driving Licence)  is an internationally-recognized standard of competence, a widely acceptable certificate that asserts that the holder has the knowledge and skills needed to use the most common computer applications efficiently and productively in the workplace and at home.

The ECDL, known as the ICDL – INTERNATIONAL COMPUTER DRIVING LICENCE outside Europe, is the global standard in end-user computer skills, offering Candidates an internationally recognised certification that is supported by national governments, government departments, computer societies, international organisations and commercial corporations globally.

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Website:
www.ecdl.org
Type:
Supporter

ACM Cyprus Chapter

The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) was founded in 1947, shortly after the unveiling of ENIAC (the first general purpose electronic computer), the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), is the world’s oldest and largest educational and scientific computing society. The Cyprus Chapter of ACM:

  • To promote an increased knowledge of and greater interest in the science, design, development, construction, languages, management and applications of modern computing.
  • To provide a means of communication between persons having an interest in computing.
  • To cooperate with other professional groups in the presentation of programs of interest to the Chapter.
Website:
http://cy.acm.org
Type:
Supporter

City Unity College

The College was founded November 12th 2012 under the name White City College. Since August 2014 the college has renamed in City Unity College Nicosia and operates as branch of City Unity College Athens.

The College first began operating with courses in the field of Business Administration. Today, City Unity College has expanded its academic partnerships and offers a wide range of Undergraduate and Postgraduate programs in the fields of Business Administration, Hospitality & Tourism Management, Technology, Psychology. City Unity College’s Academic faculty consists of instructors and professionals that are all distinguished in their field. Students study in a multicultural environment, due to the fact that the college is a member of a Students Exchange International Network.

Website:
www.cityu.ac.cy
Type:
Supporter

ISACA Cyprus Chapter

The aim of the Chapter is to sponsor local educational seminars and workshops, conduct regular chapter meetings, and help to further promote and elevate the visibility of the IS audit, control and security profession throughout Cyprus.

ISACA (previously the Information Systems Audit and Control Association) is a world wide association of IS governance professionals. The association currently focuses on assurance, security, and governance and provides globally recognised certification in assurance (Certified Information Systems Auditor), security (Certified Information Security Manager), and  governance (Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT).

Website:
www.isaca.org/chapters1/Cyprus
Type:
Supporter

itSMF Cyprus Charter

The Information Technology Service Management Forum Cyprus is a non-profit organization affiliated to the itSMF International.  It was established as a forum for Information Technology (IT) service/product providers, IT service/product users, and related parties to explore all means available to maximize IT business value.  Although itSMF Cyprus takes strategic direction from itSMF International, it will operate within the Cyprus IT industry and its objectives must be relevant to that context.

Website:
www.itsmf.org.cy
Type:
Supporter

(ISC)² Cyprus Chapter

The International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium ((ISC)²) Cyprus Chapter, established in
2012, is the first Cypriot professional association that is concerned exclusively with information security. Our
members are information security professionals, and many of which hold (ISC)² qualifications (i.e. CISSP).
(ISC)² is a global, not-for-profit leader in educating and certifying information security professionals throughout
their careers. With a vision to inspire a “safe and secure cyber world”, (ISC)² is recognized for Gold Standard
certifications and world class education programs addressed to professionals in more than 135 countries. This
includes an elite network of nearly 100,000 certified industry professionals worldwide.

Website:
www.isc2.org
Type:
Supporter