Christos has 18 years of experience in the areas of Information Technology, Cyber Security Risk Management, data protection and information security governance. He has held several positions such as IT architect, IT Consultant and Chief information Security Officer (CISO). For the past 10 years, Christos was the CISO of one of the largest banks in Cyprus.
In his later career, Christos has been involved in the areas of Application Security, Biometrics, Data Leak Prevention, Disk and File Level Encryption , Information Security Governance, Compliance & Audit, Identity & Access Management, Incident Handling & Analysis, Intrusion Detection and Prevention, Security Information and Event Management (SIEM), Network Security, Penetration Testing, Threat/Vulnerability Assessment and Management, Web and Email Content Filtering, Information Security Risk Management, Cloud Security.
Christos’s extensive experience spans out to numerous Information Security Risk management domains such as Security Policies, Compliance, Business Continuity, Networking, Cryptography, ISMS, ISO 27K, Information Security Risk Management Frameworks, Basel III, EU Personal Data Protection Legislation/GDPR, PSD2, NIS, SWIFT CSF and Cloud Security.
Christos is a graduate of the University of Surrey holding an MSc in Telecommunications and Software and a BEng in Electronics Engineering (focus on Telecommunications) for which he was awarded with a 1st Class Honours.
PECB ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Implementer
PECB Certified Data Protection Officer