25-27 Jun 2017

Simeon tassev

Managing Director, Galix Networking
Simeon Tassev is the managing director of Galix, a company that assists organisations by partnering with their management on all levels, helping them to manage and improve their corporate IT infrastructure and security.

Tassev obtained a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Economics and has been the Managing Director of Galix for 22 years, where he has garnered decades of experience in IT infrastructure and security.

Tassev has been involved in designing, implementing and managing the communications and information security infrastructure of a wide variety of organisations. As credit card security became increasingly important, especially with regards to fraud, Tassev obtained certification as a Qualified Security Assessor (QSA) in 2012, certifying him to conduct Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS) - a standard put in place by major card issuers - assessment audits.

In January 2001, Tassev obtained the internationally recognized Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification and in June 2013, he obtained Payment Card Industry Professional (PCIP) certification.