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Ian Glover
Ian Glover

Ian Glover has worked in the IT industry for the last 40 years and has been working in information security for the last 36 years: and has enjoyed nearly every minute of it.

As President of CREST he has taken it to a position of influence in the technical security industry. He has been instrumental in a significant number of major initiatives in the cyber security industry. The most recent are the award winning Cyber Essentials scheme, assessing basic levels of cyber hygiene; and the CREST, BoE and government project to develop the STAR and CBEST Schemes designed to provide higher levels of assurance for critical parts of the UK financial services and other parts of the critical national infrastructure. He also helped to develop and implement the UK government CIR (Cyber Incident Response) and CREST Cyber Security Incident Response (CSIR) schemes providing recovery services following a state sponsored attack through to industrial cyber-attacks.

Prior to representing CREST he was one of the founders of Insight Consulting a leading specialist information security consultancies. The business was purchased by Siemens. He then sat on the Board of Siemens Communications. Prior to establishing Insight Consulting has worked for the MoD, Treasury (CCTA) and Ernst and Young.

He has won a number of industry awards for technical security and business continuity management and was recently awarded a Life Time Achievement award.

In support of his objective to encourage youth, Ian is also on the Executive of the Bloodhound Super Sonic Car project. This project aims to build a 1,000 mph car with the objective of providing an inspirational project to inspire young people.

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