A Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), PECB certified Lead Auditor in ISO 27001 (Information Security Management System), ISO 22301 (Business Continuity Management System), ISO 20000 (IT Service Management System) and Lead Cyber Security Manager (ISO 27032), Nwabueze Ohia is a seasoned Information Assurance and Cyber Security professional/expert with over 12 years working experience in consulting and full time employment. He has worked in the banking sector in Nigeria as IT auditor and information security practitioner with experience spanning information systems audit and assurance, information/cyber security, technical infrastructure security/assurance, system controls analyst, IT risk analyst, data analyst and consultant. He is an expert in the development of audit work programs, checklists and risk assessment template that conform to Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) standard, which practitioners has found useful in the discharge of their assurance functions. With his rich knowledge of the financial services sector and underlining security/controls required of systems and IT infrastructure in the sector, his eBooks, educational and professional materials, which are result oriented and tailored towards addressing information security issues have assisted practitioners within Nigeria, Sub-Sahara Africa and beyond in addressing risk in the ever changing and dynamic control environment. Beyond the financial services sector, practitioners in other industries such as insurance, telecommunication, web hosting, Internet service providers, SaaS, cloud service provider, distribution & supply chain management, shipping, oil & gas, etc., have leveraged on materials produced by Nwabueze to excel in their endeavors.
Nwabueze Ohia has written several educational and professional materials in the field of information assurance, information/cyber security and technical infrastructures, which are published on his website (http://oxleyconsults.com.ng). In addition, he has four books to his credit, which he self-published on Amazon Kindle Book store as well as other ebook platforms across the globe. His wealth of experience in information assurance and cyber security consulting as well as working in financial service sector are brought to bear on all his published materials/eBooks as an experience professional with practical/hands-on perspective. He holds a Higher National Diploma (HND) in Electrical/Electronics Engineering (Telecommunications) from Federal Polytechnic Nekede Owerri, a Bachelor of Technology (B. Tech) degree in Information Management Technology (IMT) and recently completed Master of Science Degree (MSc) in Information Management Technology (IMT) from Federal University of Technology Owerri, Imo State. This is in addition to series of professional/technical training courses he has attended in the course of his career, which endorsed him as a subject matter expert in his chosen profession.
Nwabueze Ohia is passionate about giving back to the internet and the knowledge-base of his chosen profession, having greatly been enriched by same and have demonstrated same through several write-ups, articles and professional papers published on his website for others to read and be enriched including guest posting on other professional web platforms. He finds joy and fulfillment in extending helping hands to the needy and the downtrodden of our society. His hobbies are traveling round the world, soccer, lawn tennis and above all, web application development/programming. Born in 1983 to Nigerian parents from the Eastern part of the country, he is happily married with a daughter.