George Violaris

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Recent Articles:

- Concepts of Information Security

- Better PoW for Gopherchain


- Leaderboard | Gopherchain | Drachmes | File split | Mcheck

Curriculum Vitae

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George Violaris

Software Engineer and Information Security Specialist

Email: [email protected]

Phone: +357 99433732

I work on enterprise software and infrastructure.

Professional Experience

October 2014 - present: Senior Software Engineer, Trust International Insurance

  1. Design and development of peripheral insurance systems
  2. SDLC Project Management
  3. Software engineering team leader
  4. Software Development & IT Operations management

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

  1. Web Development - Development of IdealDNS (Python, PHP, Java)
  2. Systems Administration - vSphere, Windows & Linux servers
  3. Network administration and monitoring - Cisco switches and routers
  4. Security administration - Checkpoint & Fortinet

January 2010 - January 2012: Software Engineer, Buytech Ltd

  1. GPS Tracking Server (StayOnTrack) development (Java, Python, Ajax, Google Maps integration)
  2. Interfacing GPS tracking devices to work with StayOnTrack server (Python)
  3. Third party GPS vehicle and person tracking server/device integration, time attendance and access control software development in Java EE (Spring framework)

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, Java, Python, PHP, JavaScript

Programming Frameworks: Spring, Buffalo, Revel, CodeIgniter, Django, Node.js

Databases: Oracle, Postgres, MySQL, MSSQL, MongoDB

Security: Metasploit, w3af, Nmap, Wireshark, Ettercap

Information Security Frameworks: NIST Cybersecurity Framework. ITIL, OWASP Security Knowledge Framework


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

Application Servers: Apache, Weblogic, Sharepoint, Microsoft Exchange 2007/2013

Domain and Directory Services: Active Directory