• Data, Privacy and Cybersecurity
Michael is the Chief Information Officer of Elias Neocleous & Co LLC, managing the firm’s Information Technology Department and assuring the efficiency and smooth operations of the information systems of the firm, as well as providing innovative solutions for the legal operations.
He is also the Information Technology Director of Bolton Technologies Ltd, an affiliate company of the law firm offering IT Services and Hosting solutions (Tier III Datacenter) to clients.
Michael holds a MSc in Cybersecurity and several professional certifications in Information Security, ISO27001, GDPR Lead Implementer and Instructor under PECB, Certified Ethical Hacker, CISSP, CISA and Digital Forensics Analyst. With his extensive experience and background in Cybersecurity and Data Protection, he has assisted into forming and offered a new area of practice for the law firm, “Information Technology – Data Protection Regulation”. In addition, he implemented the Information Security Management Systems (ISMS) within the law firm to be the first law firm to acquire the ISO27001 certification. As an experienced Forensics Practitioner, Michael assists litigators in cases where digital evidence is required and has the competence to present the findings in court.
Additionally, he is a lecturer at CTL Eurocollege in the Computing Department teaching Cybersecurity and Windows Servers Administration (Microsoft MCSA).
He is the founder of the Limassol Legal Hackers, a global movement of lawyers, policymakers, designers, technologists, and academics who explore and develop creative solutions to some of the most pressing issues at the intersection of law and technology.
Languages: English, Spanish, Greek.