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Anthony Lordson Amana B.Eng, MBA, M.Eng
Assistant Lecturer

Engineer Anthony Lordson Amana is a lecturer with the department of Pure and Applied Physics, Veritas University. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng) Electrical/Electronic Engineering from the University of Benin (1991), Master of Business Administration (MBA) University of Benin,(1999), M.Eng, Electronics/Telecommunication Engineering from the University of Benin (2001). He also possesses an Advanced certificate in Education from Veritas University (2017) and is currently working on his doctorate.

Engineer Amana is an Information Technology Professional with over 18 years’ experience in financial services industry spanning IS/e-banking Audit and Control; Quality and Income Assurance; Subject matter expert - Forensic investigation, Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery. He served as the Head, IT & e-Banking Audit in United Bank for Africa (Nigeria, New York, UK and 18 African Countries) providing direction to team to secure the bank information and data space.

Certification

  1. Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) – ISACA, USA.
  2. Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) – ISACA, USA.
  3. ISO 9001:2000 QMS Lead Auditor.
  4. ITIL (Foundation) – EXIN.

Professional bodies

  • Member Institution of Engineers and Technologist (IET) – London.
  • Information Security Society of Africa, Nigeria Chapter – ISSAN.

Research/Paper Presentation

  • Panelist representing Information Security Society of Africa, Nigeria Chapter (ISSAN) at NITDA Cyber Security Stakeholders’ Workshop, Abuja; January 2019.
  • An Overview of Global Fraud Issues: Lesson’s for West Africa; A Paper presented on behalf of Information Security Society of Africa, Nigeria Chapter (ISSAN) at the 4th Annual Payment Systems and Fraud Conference organized by Electronic Payment Providers Association of Nigeria: November 2013.
  • E-Appreciation, Products, Risks and Control: A Paper Presentation for new Audit and Control New Hire in UBA Nigeria, UBA Central Africa Republic (Douala, Cameroun), UBA West Africa (Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso); 2013.
  • Design and Construction of Electronic Car Ignition System: Unpublished work submitted to the department of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering, University of Benin in partial requirement for the award of M.Eng. Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering of the University; 2001.
  • Managing External Debt Portfolio in an Emerging Economy: Unpublished work submitted to the department of Business Administration, University of Benin in partial requirement for the award of MBA (financial Management of the University; 1999.
  • Design and Construction of an 8 Bits up/down Counter: Unpublished work submitted to the department of Electrical/Electronic Engineering, University of Benin in partial requirement for the award of B.Eng. in Electrical/Electronic Engineering of the University; 1991.