George Violaris

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Recent Articles:

- Concepts of Information Security

- Better PoW for Gopherchain


- Leaderboard | Gopherchain | Drachmes | File split | Mcheck

Curriculum Vitae

George Violaris

Software Engineer and Information Security Specialist

I work on enterprise software and infrastructure.

Professional Experience

June 2021 - Present: Chief Technology Officer, SkillGaming

September 2019 - June 2021: Senior Developer, Hatchworks

October 2014 - August 2019: Senior Software Engineer, Trust International Insurance

February 2012 - October 2014: Software & Systems Engineer, SMK IdealHost Ltd

January 2010 - January 2012: Software Engineer, Buytech Ltd

January 2008 - December 2009: Web Application Developer, Freelance

February 2007 - November 2007: Security Systems Technician, SAPELE Security Systems Ltd


1996 - 2000: Multinational School of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

2000 - 2002: American International School of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Class of 2003: High School Diploma, American International School of Cyprus

2007 - 2011:BSc Computer Science, University of Nicosia

2011 - 2013: MSc Computer & Network Security - Upper Second Class Honours, Middlesex University

Academic and Professional Publications

  1. Violaris C. G., Mavromoustakis X. C. “On the Performance Evaluation and Analysis of the Hybridised Bittorrent Protocol with Partial Mobility Characteristics” Proceedings of The Second International Conference on Advances in P2P Systems (AP2PS 2010), October 25-30, Florence, Italy.

  2. Charalambous M., Mavromoustakis X. C., Violaris C. G., and Muneer Bani Yassein. “On the Mobility Scenario Implementation Using a Graphical P2P Discrete Event Simulator for the Bittorrent Protocol”. Multi-Science Publishing, Journal of Algorithms and Computational Technology, Volume 7, Number 4, December 2013.

  3. “Out-of-Band Authentication Model with Hashcash Brute-Force Prevention”. IEEE – The 6th International Symposium on Cyberspace Safety and Security. (CSS 2014) Paris, France, August 20 – 22, 2014. Violaris George, Dionysiou Ioanna.

Professional Skills

Programming Languages: Go, TypeScript, Python, PHP, JavaScript

Programming Frameworks: Laravel, Spring, Revel, CodeIgniter, Django, Node.js, Next.js, Vue.js, React

Databases: Oracle, Postgres, MySQL, MSSQL, MongoDB

Security: Metasploit, w3af, Nmap, Wireshark, Ettercap


Operating Systems: RedHat, CentOS, Oracle Linux, Ubuntu Server, Windows 2008/2012/2016

Web Servers: Apache, Weblogic, Nginx, Tomcat, Glassfish

Environments: Docker, Vagrant, vmWare ESXi, Virtualbox