MAY 2021
Ariadne Network/ EDYTE contributes to the implementation of the project “H2C2, Hike to Hack Climate Change” by IPRETEA at the top of Mount Helmos

APRIL 2021
Youngest visitor ever presents to school-class "What is Internet",
(father is old ISLAB member A,Nixarlidis, owner of startup 2karrots.com)

APRIL 2021
Old lab member E.Vasilomanolakis now assistant professor at Aalborg University (AAU) in Copenhagen, Denmark, is Chair person of  cyber security conference ARES

MARCH 2021
Since several months now NIXOS, a purely functional programming
linux distribution gets our attention

FEBRUARY 2021
Our SDDC architecure is testing VM backup tool by Storware
which provided ISLAB with a gratis license as participant of 2nd
OVIRT conference in Rome 2020

JANUARY 2021
Old lab member Markos G, co-founder of mist.io , co-creator of opensource media content management system MediaCMS.io
encourage us to use it for lab's knowledge encoding suite.

DECEMBER 2020
New lab member Pankoro boards Ariadne-t, graduate from AUEB

NOVEMBER 2020
Presentation at FOSSCOMM 2020, 13th Conference, Free and Open Source Software Communities Meeting, "A case of Migration to an SDDC Based on Open Source" (Maria Souvalioti)

OCTOBER 2020
Proposal to present at FOSSCOMM 2020 - University of Western Macedonia gets accepted : "A Case of Migrating to an SDDC Based on Open Source" by MSOUVAL @ islab

SEPTEMBER 2020
Completion of Cisco / Vmware SDDC migration to Opensource SDDC based on oVIRT/vyos/x86

AUGUST 2020
Completion of deliverable SYNTELESIS 10-3 “ Innovative Technologies and Applications based on the Internet of Things (IoT) and Cloud Computing”

JULY 2020
OPEN SOURCE eFiling application completed by ISLAB and handed over to the Hellenic Industrial Property Organisation (HIPO); a project about the digital transformation of an important public service using the public Government-cloud which allows users to file patents online

JUNE 2020
Upgrade DNS resilient system (bind 9.3 -> 9.11)

MAY 2020
Full SDDC VMs migrate from VSPHERE to OVIRT

APRIL 2020
Border routers and aggregation routers re-built in collaboration with startup DEVOQ IKE. Urgent need arised due to new bigger traffic patterns (covid-19 teleworking), introduce 10 Gbps for the DC backbone network and upgrade from vyos 1.1.x to 1.2.x , SDN dis-aggregration works

MARCH 2020
New ISLAB member (lab internship RIPE LIR, routing architecture) PANKORO@ISLAB ,AUEB, Department of Informatics

FEBRUARY 2020
Experiment with Wireless technology 24 Ghz 1.2 Gbps by deploying airFIBER product of UBNT

JANUARY 2020
Update keystone/swedish freeware (NOC ticketing repository 2001 -2020) based on php/mysql. Important historic data repository concerning network management events and problem solving cases

NOVEMBER 2019
Development of a second open virtualization platform OVIRT 4.3.5.2, gaining operational experience led to the need for a two-phase deployment a) experimental b) production

OCTOBER 2019
Completion  of deliverable SYNTELESIS 10-2 “Architecture and Deployment of low-cost Software Defined Data Center”

OCTOBER 2019
Participation in the 4th oVirt Conferece in Rome, Oracle Italia, 4/10/2019 (Open Source Virtualization, Red Hat coordination)

FEBRUARY 2019
New ISLAB member, Maria Souvalioti

JANUARY 2019
Collaboration ISLAB/Ariadne-t NOC with GRNET  on new topology change of GRNET connection

JANUARY 2019
Collaboration ISLAB/Ariadne-t NOC with GRNET  to upgrade the optical network and extend the HCI node

OCTOBER 2018
Completion of deliverable SYNTELESIS 10-1 “Architecture and Deployment of low-cost Software Defined Data Center”

SEPTEMBER 2018
Completion of  graduate  thesis with title " Network Virtualization for Open Cloud ", in cooperation with University of West Attica

JUNE 2018
Migration of the Ovirt platform version 3.2 to version 4.2 that had been initially developed  by Phd Candidate K.Kanavidis at CN of National Technical University of Athens.

MARCH 2018
Collaboration with University of West Attica, Department of Informatics and Computer Engineering for a thesis in the field of  SDN – Virtualization

JANUARY 2018
Collaboration with NREN GRNET for new project  HEPHAESTUS ESPA 2014/2020

SEPTEMBER 2017

Assignment to Institute of Informatics & Telecommunications of project “SYNTELESIS” – Innovative Technologies and Applications based on the Internet of Things (IoT) and  Cloud Computing

ISLAB undertakes work package 10 : “Architecture and Deployment of low-cost Software Defined Data Center” includes the following items:

  • Investigation and evaluation of SDN cases
  • Architecture for an SDN platform (a synthesis of components)
  • Deployment of platform and measurements
  • Documentation of the architecture and implementation guide

JANUARY 2017
NOC Ariadne of IIT represents NCSR Demokritos in the proposal coordinated by NREN GRNET to the Ministry that aims to upgrade the Network Infrastructure of  Greek Universities and Rsearch Centers.

JANUARY 2017
ISLAB participates to the proposal ESPA 2014-2020 submitted to the Ministry  by II&T  titled “SDN for IoT”.

JUNE 2016
ISLAB participates in the national cyber-defence exercise PANOPTIS in collaboration with EELLAK.

APRIL 2016
ISLAB contributes to a SECURITY policy document for implementing IoT in NCSR Demokritos campus.

JANUARY 2016
ISLAB designs, implements and operates a network link in collaboration with GRNET and NOA for the Environmental Research Lab (EREL) of IPRETEA Institute located at mount Chelmos at 2,000 m above sea level.

DECEMBER 2015

ISLAB upgrades its open Data Center pilot based on OVIRT in
collaboration with DEVOQ IKE

ISLAB is testing Openflow Controller ONOS using HP A5500 campus switch


NOVEMBER 2015
The Presentation in Norway 2015 titled "The Honeynet Project : Then and Now" refers to our ISLAB contribution
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fhAQM_Two_I

NOVEMBER 2015
New Final Paper of NTUA/CN "Honeypot & Openflow"

OCTOBER 2015
Conference Paper of ISLAB cooperation regarding HONEYPOTS from ex ISLAB member and associate, E.Vasilomanolakis: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/282123318_A_honeypot-driven_cyber_incident_monitor_lessons_learned_and_steps_ahead

MARCH 2015
Completion of Efstathios Koukouvinos' Diploma Thesis with title "Current Trends in Honeypot Technology", in cooperation with National Technical University of Athens

FEBRUARY 2015
Completion of Periklis Zisis' Diploma Thesis with title "A study of RINA a novel Internet architecture", in cooperation with Hochschule Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences in Germany

FEBRUARY 2014
Testing Quagga border router (DFZ) at 10 Gb/s and software data center firewall on OTS hardware, for DC migration using free/open solutions

JANUARY 2014
ISLAB member design Honeypot for Mobile http://tinyurl.com/islabman

SEPTEMBER 2013
Ex ISLAB member co-founds start-up MIST.IO in US, gets recent reference in magazine CLOUDSOURCE published by FP7 project SUCRE.
APRIL 2013
Presentation at FOSSCOMM 2013 - 6th Conference of Open Source Communities: A short introduction to honeypots
OCTOBER 2012
Presentation at the 2nd Conference of the Greek Museum Informatics "Internet: Getting Started and evolution"
FEBRUARY 2012
Workshop for IT Service Management, ITILv3 Certification of laboratory staff
DECEMBER 2011
Started Beta testing of Electronic Protocol. Ariadne Team undertakes important parts of the project (network, network infrastructure, e-mail infrastructure, dns infrastructure, LDAP infrastructure, AAI-Authentication Authorization infrastructure)
OCTOBER 2011
National Cyber Defense Exercise "PANOPTIS - 2011" - Participation of N.S.C.R. "Demokritos" management and postgraduate students.

The exercise is organized and coordinated by the Ministry of Defense and its purpose is training participants, testing existing plans, infrastructures & procedures for defending against major cyber incidents and increase cooperation between involved parties.

MAY 2011
New ENISA report on National Risk Management preparedness: a guideline for Critical Information Infrastructure governance, The Ad hoc ENISA Working Group on National Risk Management Preparedness (NCSR contributions Charalampos Koutsouris and Dr. Zoe Nivolianitou)
FEBRUARY 2011
Dissertation’s of Mr.Emmanuel Vasilomanolakis is completed in held in collaboration with the University of the Aegean on "Honeypots & Information Security"

NOVEMBER 2010
Incident Response and Handling Exercise

2009
DNS Workshop

2009
Implementation of the new resilient DNS

NOVEMBER 2008
18/10/2008 : Involvement in network outsourcing / system security

OCTOBER 2008
18/10/2008 : Collaboration with University of Piraeus in Open Source Security (honeynet)

SEPTEMBER 2008
1/9/2008 : Islab’s cooperation with ENISA

JUNE 2007
15/6/2007 : Presentation on OpenSource Software at NTUA

APRIL 2007
15/4/2007: Team’s reorganization

MARCH 2007
15/3/2007 : ISLAB's team gains permament members

APRIL 2006
9/4/2006 : Radiostation FLASH invites to talk about Internet developments in Greece.

MARCH 2006
28/3/2006 : Participate in the presentation of a graduate thesis about "honeypots" by netmode lab of  NTUA university

FEBRUARY 2006
28/2/2006 : Intranet migration to debian os.

NOVEMBER 2006
14/11/2005 : Report in the newspaper "Naftemporiki" about our activities.

OCTOBER 2005
6/10/2005 : New publication about analysis of network attacks with HONEYD.

SEPTEMBER 2005
20/9/2005 : Successful presentation in the Aegean University about Open Source.

JUNE 2005
15/6/2005 : New publications (2)
    • Snort 2.0 ISLAB HACK: About Snort 2.0
    • ISLAB HACK: About the IA-32 architecture (INTEL) for LINUX & WINDOWS
 
MAY 2005
3/5/2005 : Open Source Distribution project (KtPix) commenses
 
APRIL 2005
30/4/2005 : ISLAB study about advanced Honeypots wins Honeynet Research Alliance competition
 
MARCH 2005
17/3/2005 : On-line publication of the student thesis (ISLab member Dimitris Pritsos) "Detection of Attacks based on Buffer Overflow vulnerabilities". Topics such as: Introduction to Software Vulnerabilities, About Exploits in WINDOWS/LINUX, The Abstract Payload Execution as a detection technique, Modifying the Toth algorithm. The construction of a SNORT preprocessor pluggin. Testing the code.
 
FEBRUARY 2005
9/2/2005 : On-line publication of the student thesis (ISLab member George Alexandratos) "Hands-on Learning about Security threats with Honeynets". Topics such as: Introduction to Honeypot technologies, Honeynet Data Collection, LINUX/WINDOWS Honeypot compromise, Analysis of Honeynet Data.
 
1/2/2005: We initiate a new type of collaboration with University students called the ISLAB HACK series. Based on Open Source security tools and knowledge sharing. The first example is "Learning about security threats with HONEYD" (ISLab member Markos Gogoulos)


JANUARY 2005

25/1/2005: On-line publication of the student thesis (ISLAB member John Papapanos) "ICMP spoofing Attacks and detection by SNORT". Included topics are: Security threats primer. Introduction to Intrusion Detection Systems (SNORT). Construction of an Open Source preprocessor pluggin for ICMP spoof detection.