Efthimis P. Papanikolaou
IT Auditor, Alpha Bank
Efthimis P. Papanikolaou holds a Diploma Degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the Polytechnic School of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and a Master’s Degree from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. He has seven years of experience in the field of Information Technology as a developer of multi-tier applications, a business analyst, and an IT consultant and auditor. During the last four years he has been working as an IT auditor and has obtained the CISA (Certified Information Security Auditor) and ISMS 27001:2001 IA (Information Security Management System Internal Auditor) professional certifications. He has been involved in several research projects related to IT Audit/Security and specializes in auditing critical banking areas and in performing complex data analyses. He has contributed to the Greek ISACA charter by developing its first web site.