Konstantina joined the EDPS as a Technology and Security Officer in 2020. As part of the Technology and Privacy unit, she provides advice on technology developments having an impact on privacy and other fundamental rights, due to the processing of personal data. Among the topics she focuses on: privacy and data protection by design and by default, data protection impact assessment and facial recognition. Her studies are in the area of Information and Communication Systems and she holds a PhD in Privacy by design in Social Networking Services, from the University of the Aegean. Her professional experience includes 10 years in the Hellenic public sector, in areas of security and personal data protection.