Georges has over 20 years of Information Security experience, of which 5 years in security management and InfoSec audit and 8 years as a senior consultant and client adviser, with strong information security program Design & execution skills.
Georges has a thorough understanding of ISO 27000, PCI/DSS and COBIT standards and is a professional SIEM implementation engineer in PCI CDE environments.
He is an expert in information security assessments, audits and in the analysis of IT Operational Risk in both Windows and Unix environments. He also possesses technology consulting expertise in Windows environments for the banking, telecoms, and government sectors.
He is proficient in IT systems and application auditing as well as hardening of Windows, Unix and Linux environments. He is an expert in vulnerability assessment, penetration testing and he understands the alignment of IT & information security with business.
He has extensive teaching experience with over 30 professional week-long training sessions held across Western Europe, the Middle East, and Asia. He has also taught University-level courses in Information Security and Infrastructure Management.
Thoroughly familiar with best practice in Security Management and Infrastructure Management, including Virtualization and Cloud Computing. With Excellent oral and written communications skills in English, French and Arabic, Georges is an effective communicator with CxO's as well as with the technical staff.
Georges holds the following certifications: CISA, CISM, ISMS Lead Auditor, PCI QSA, PCIP, C|EH, ACSE