Dimitris Mitropoulos holds a BSc in Informatics and Telecommunications from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, an MSc in Information Systems from the Athens University of Economics and Business and a PhD in Cyber Security from the Athens University of Economics and Business. He has worked in the industry as a software engineer and has been involved in several EU funded R&D projects. Currently, he is a Postdoctoral Researcher at Columbia University. His research interests include application security, systems security, software evolution and software engineering. He is an IEEE member, an OWASP member, a member of SysSec, and an official writer for the XRDS:Crossroads blog of ACM.