Alan Calder is an acknowledged international cyber security guru and a leading author on information security and IT governance issues.
Alan co-wrote (with Steve Watkins) the definitive compliance guide,IT Governance: An International Guide to Data Security and ISO27001/ISO27002 (now in its sixth edition), which is the basis for the UK Open University’s postgraduate course on information security. This work draws on his experience leading the world’s first successful implementation of BS 7799 (now ISO 27001).
Alan has been involved in the development of a wide range of information security management training courses that have been accredited by the International Board for IT Governance Qualifications (IBITGQ). He also teaches the IT Governance: Foundations and Principles course (also accredited by IBITGQ).
Alan has consulted for clients in the UK and abroad, and is a regular media commentator and speaker.