Ted Humphreys (FBCS CITP, CISM) 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 information security and risk management for more than 27 years. During this time he has worked for major international companies (in Europe, North America and Asia), as well organisations such as the European Commission and the OECD.
He was the editor of BS 7799 Part 1:1999, ISO/IEC 17799:2000 and 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 founder and director of the ISMS
International User Group and is responsible for the International Register of BS 7799/ISMS Certificates.
In 2002 he was honoured with the Secure Computing Lifetime Achievement Award. This international award recognises his noteworthy achievements in shaping and promoting the development and standardisation of information security management BS 7799 best practice standards.