Mr Lazaros Kyrillidis received his BSc in Computer Science from the Technological Educational Institute (T.E.I.) of Thessaloniki, Greece in 2005 and his MSc in Information Security from Royal Holloway in 2008. Before joining the ISG as an MSc student, he was a PHP developer and database administrator, while after graduating he has worked as an IT auditor and more recently as an Information Security consultant. His research interests include smart cards, mobile phones / smartphones security and network security & security architectures. He is conducting PhD research in smartphones security under the supervision of Professor Keith Mayes. He is partly funded by Orange Labs UK. When not studying, he is a football, motorbikes and music addict.