CHRISTOS DIMITRIADIS EARNS AWARD FOR CONTRIBUTIONS TO ISACA’S BODY OF KNOWLEDGE (25/06/2013)
INTRALOT Group Head of Information Security, Christos K. Dimitriadis, CISA, CISM, CRISC, Ph.D., has earned the prestigious John W. Lainhart IV Common Body of Knowledge Award from ISACA. ISACA, a global association serving 110,000 IT governance, assurance, risk and security professionals in 180 countries, announced the prestigious award at its INSIGHTS 2013 conference in Berlin.
The John W. Lainhart IV Common Body of Knowledge Award was instituted during the 1996-97 year to recognize individuals for major contributions to the development and enhancement of the common body of knowledge used by ISACA constituents in the field of information systems (IS) audit, security and/or control; IS audit certification; and/or IS audit standards.
“Christos is an accomplished author and has shared his valuable expertise to enhance ISACA’s academic programs,” said Mr. Greg Grocholski, CISA, immediate past international president of ISACA. “His contributions have helped ISACA provide timely, trusted guidance to our constituents and the IT industry as a whole.”
Mr. Constantinos Antonopoulos, CEO of INTRALOT Group, stated: “I would like to congratulate Christos for this important distinction. In INTRALOT we are proud for our distinguished and highly skilled professionals that support our efforts towards excellence in all fields.”
“Being recognized by the leading association in the information technology community is very honorable,” said Mr. Dimitriadis. “I would like to thank all experts I have worked with so far for the development of ISACA knowledge.”
Christos Dimitriadis is Head of information security in INTRALOT Group. He serves ISACA as a member of the International Board of Directors, he chairs the ISACA’s Knowledge Board and serves on ISACA’s Strategic Advisory Council. He has served ISACA as international vice president, chairman of the COBIT Security Task Force, chairman of the External Relations Committee and member of the Relations Board, Academic Relations Committee, ISACA Journal Editorial Committee and Business Model for Information Security Workgroup. He has been working in the area of information security for 13 years and has written more than 100 publications in the field. He holds two patents on novel fraud detection systems and game design.
With more than 110,000 constituents in 180 countries, ISACA® (www.isaca.org) helps business and IT leaders maximize value and manage risk related to information and technology. Founded in 1969, the nonprofit, independent ISACA is an advocate for professionals involved in information security, assurance, risk management and governance. These professionals rely on ISACA as the trusted source for information and technology knowledge, community, standards and certification. The association, which has 200 chapters worldwide, advances and validates business-critical skills and knowledge through the globally respected Certified Information Systems Auditor® (CISA®), Certified Information Security Manager® (CISM®), Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT® (CGEIT®) and Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control™ (CRISC™) credentials. ISACA also developed and continually updates COBIT®, a business framework that helps enterprises in all industries and geographies govern and manage their information and technology.
INTRALOT, a public listed company, is the leading supplier of integrated gaming and transaction processing systems, innovative game content, sports betting management and interactive gaming services to state-licensed gaming organizations worldwide. Its broad portfolio of products & services, its know-how of Lottery, Betting, Racing & Video Lottery operations and its leading-edge technology, give INTRALOT a competitive advantage, which contributes directly to customers’ efficiency, profitability and growth. With presence in 56 jurisdictions, more than 5.500 people and revenues of €1.4 billion for 2012, INTRALOT has established its presence on all 5 continents.