[ISN] "Father" of ISO 27001 to visit Vietnam

From: InfoSec News (alerts@private)
Date: Fri Oct 26 2007 - 00:23:25 PDT


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Professor Ted Humphreys, the world leading expert on information 
security management system (ISMS), the developer of the international 
standards on information security management standards ISO 27001, will 
come to Vietnam in late November 2007.

He will share his knowledge and experience in this field with Vietnamese 
businesses at a workshop entitled Information Security Management in HCM 

At the workshop, Professor Humphreys will present the trends of 
information security management of international businesses in the areas 
of accounting, finance, securities, insurance, banking, IT, health 
service, automobile industry, and electronics in order to maximize 
information security in each organization, the implementation of ISO 
27001 and its benefits.

He will also introduce solutions to help Vietnamese companies take 
advantage of development opportunities and strengthen their relations 
with customers and partners, their images through advertising a complete 
information security management system.

Prof. Humphreys is Director of XiSEC Consultants Ltd, a UK company 
providing information security management consultancy services around 
the world. He has been an expert in the field of IT and information 
security for more than 31 years. During this time he has worked for 
major international companies in Europe, North America and Asia, as well 
organisations and institutions such as the European Commission, Council 
of Europe and the OECD.

He is well known and recognized as the father: of BS 7799 for the many 
roles he has played in developing and shaping the standards and 
international certification. He is the chair of the ISO/IEC Working 
Group responsible for security management standards including ISO/IEC 
17799 and ISO/IEC TR 13335 (MICTS/GMITS). He was also the editor of BS 
7799 Part 1:1999 (which became ISO/IEC 17799:2000) and the editor of the 
1999 and 2002 editions of BS 7799 Part 2 the ISMS standard.

He has played a major part in the development of ISMS certification in 
the UK and around the world. He is the originator of the European 
accreditation criteria published in EA 7/03 and has also been involved 
in the development of the IRCA ISMS auditor criteria.

He is the founder and director of the ISMS International User Group. In 
2002 he was honoured with the Secure Computing Lifetime Achievement 
Award. This international award recognizes his noteworthy achievements 
in shaping and promoting the development and standardization of 
information security management best practice and especially BS 7799. He 
has an honorary CISM award from ISACA and he is also a FBCS.

Humphreys frequently presents papers at conferences, workshops and 
seminars around as well as writing articles and papers for various 
journals and other publications. He also is a regular visiting lecturer 
at various Universities in UK and around the world.

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