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Source: ComputerWeekly.co.uk - Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Security Also prominent among the 40 or so speakers is Fred Piper, who set up the Information Security Group at the Royal Holloway College and who is at the heart of work to improve IT security professionalism in the UK. Piper last year instigated the creation of a small and informal but very influential group of senior IT security professionals to ginger up progress and break down barriers between the various IT security bodies.

The group, initially of 16 members and recently expanded to 90, is galvanising progress towards better defined professionalism in the UK. It is bringing about a more common focus among the many government departments, supplier organisations, corporate IT users and professional bodies, including the British Computer Society, the Institute of Electrical Engineers, the Communications Management Association and US-based professional IT security body (ISC)2.

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