ISO 27001 expert Steve Watkins to present at ISO27001 Ireland


Steve Watkins, an internationally respected authority on ISO 27001 and ISMS accredited certification, will be among the presenters at the ISO27001 Ireland conference taking place in Dublin on 19 April 2016. The event is aimed at information security professionals responsible for implementing ISO 27001.

With years of experience in implementing ISO 27001, and as one of the IT Governance directors who led the world’s first ISO 27001 ISMS implementation, Steve also contracts to UKAS as one of their ISMS Technical Assessors. 

Steve has written several publications on ISO 27001, including as co-author of the bestselling IT Governance: An international guide to data security and ISO 27001 (now in its sixth edition), the textbook for the Open University’s postgraduate information security course.

Through his relationship with UKAS, Steve contributes to the assessment of certification bodies offering accredited certification. He is also chair of the ISO/IEC 27001 User Group, and sits on the IST/33 committee responsible for the UK’s contributions to the revisions of the ISO 27000 series of standards and chairs the panel IST/33/01/02 responsible for ISMS accreditation, auditing and competence.

Steve will be hosting a Hive meeting at 14:00 on 19 April 2016, at ISO27001 Ireland, where IT Governance is participating as an event exhibitor

As one of IT Governance’s most popular trainers on the ISO27001 Certified ISMS Lead Implementer and ISO27001 Certified ISMS Lead Auditor courses, Steve will impart practical knowledge about common implementation and auditing challenges and the all-important challenge of securing and maintaining commitment from top management.

Some comments from recent delegates on courses that Steve taught:

“Thank you, Steve! Your presentation and insights were exceptional.”

“The trainer, exam and lessons are amazing. As a trainer myself I have to say this is one of the best courses I had the honour to be part of. Well done!”
“Many thanks Steve – Thanks for a great course.”

ISO27001 Ireland takes place at Croke Park in Dublin. To book a seat, contact the event organisers direct.
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