On May 20th, 2014 the Democritus University of Thrace SB IAS Chapter in cooperation with the Electrical Machines Laboratory of the Electrical and Computer Engineering of DUTh organized a lecture on “Criminal Law and Internet – Cybercrime” by Dr. Theocharis Dalakouras and Dr. Vasilis Katos.
Dr. Theocharis Dalakouras is a professor at the Department of Law of DUTh, and explained to the attendees basic ideas of the criminal law, focusing on the cybercrime while using examples so that the attendees could understand the notions.
Dr. Vasilis Katos, associated professor at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering presented the problem of cybercrime and the ways malware and hackers use to invade our privacy. At the end he suggested tips for using the internet with safety.
At the end of the lecture, the attendees expressed some concerns while asking questions and both the attendees and the lecturers began a dialogue about cybercrime.
The lecture was attended by many students and professors of all the departments of the faculty of engineering, along with teachers and students of schools in Xanthi.
After the success of this lecture we are planning to organize next year another lecture on criminal law and internet, inviting more experts to speak on the subject!