Ian Glover has thirty four years experience in information technology and has specialised in professional services for the last twenty eight years.
Ian is the President of the Council of Registered Ethical Security Testers (CREST). CREST is a not for profit organisation. It was established to help develop professionalism within the information technology security testing community and provide a development path for individual testers. The Register is used by private sector organisations to gain a level of assurance that the security testers are competent and that the organisations they work for have appropriate processes and controls in place.
Ian is the Chairman of the CLAS Forum. The Forum was established at the request of central government to provide a representative body for 700+ CLAS members in order to: promote the interests of the CLAS community; provide a more structured view of member concerns and issues to CESG and promote professionalism within the CLAS scheme. This is an elected role funded by CESG.
Ian is a Fellow of the Business Continuity Planning Institute (BCI) and was voted Business Continuity Consultant of the year in 2001 and 2003.
He is currently working on a number of initiatives within government to define the future direction of the security schemes and the professionalisation of the information assurance industry. He is also part of the project team to build the next land speed record car, Bloodhound SSC which is aiming to break the existing record and exceed 1,000 mph.
Prior to this Ian was one of the founding Partners of Insight Consulting and was Managing Director of Siemens Insight Consulting. Insight Consulting was one of the highly regarded independent security business continuity management and identity management consultancies in the UK.