I have a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and a Master’s degree (with distinction) in Information Systems Security. I am a certified ISO/IEC 27001 lead auditor and an Information Security professional with four years of experience in the banking and I.T. industries. Over the past four years, I have undertaken several research projects relating to the subjects: computing, e-commerce, international relations, and Information Systems. I have also written on topics such as: ‘Systems and Application Security’, ‘Information Security Concepts and Principles’, ‘e-Commerce: An Analysis of the Security of Contactless Smartcard Transactions’, ‘Network Security, Incident Handling and Hacking Techniques’, ‘Information Security Management’, “Intrusion Detection’, and ‘ISO27001 Security Auditing.