Having worked as an IT and Network Support Engineer in various companies, Ekene joined Digital Encode as an Associate Consultant where he has developed skill in areas auditing, penetration testing, network and application security and enterprise IT risk assessment. Ekene has been part of various teams which has handled PCIDSS compliance projects for banks, Security/Vulnerability Assessment, Penetration Testing and IT Assessment projects for several firms using various security tools to perform these functions. He is also well versed in Information Security Management Systems (ISMS) using the OWASP, PCI DSS and ISO 27001 Framework and Methodology. He holds a Bachelors Degree in Computer Engineering and certifications from cisco (CCNA, CCNP). Ekene has never been convicted of a crime and does not have a criminal record.