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Logica’s Australian Security Executive Honoured At Asia Pacific IT Security Awards

(ISC)²® Awards Ajoy Ghosh in Senior IT Security Professional Category for 2009 ISLA Program
  • 28 July, 2009 13:16

<p>Sydney, 28 July 2009 - Ajoy Ghosh, Logica’s Australian Security Executive, has been honoured in the Senior IT Security Professional category for 2009 by (ISC)²®, the not-for-profit global leader in educating and certifying information security professionals. Ghosh was one of just 13 professionals and the only Australian honoured in this category as part of the organisation’s third annual Asia-Pacific Information Security Leadership Achievements program, staged at a gala dinner in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia earlier this month.</p>
<p>Ghosh received his award based on his contributions to developing computer forensics as a discipline in Australia and for developing and teaching his post-graduate American Bar Association accredited law course aimed at educating investigators, lawyers and the judiciary in this area.</p>
<p>Ghosh has more than 17 years of experience in information security and originally joined Logica two years ago. He has a wealth of experience, with specialist expertise in IT governance and risk management, litigation support and security management of outsourced functions.</p>
<p>Author of Standards Australia’s handbook, 171 Guidelines for the Management of IT Evidence, Ghosh is best known for his expert testimony and litigation coaching. He is accredited by the Defence Signals Directorate as an iRAP information security assessor and is also a Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP®).</p>
<p>The honourees in the Senior IT Security Professional category are recognised for significantly contributing to the enhancement of the IT security workforce by demonstrating a leadership role in an IT security workforce improvement initiative, program or project. Candidates typically have at least ten years of work experience, seven of which are directly related to IT security.</p>
<p>“The annual ISLA program highlights the essential role IT security professionals play in today’s technology-driven world,” said W. Hord Tipton, CISSP-ISSEP, CAP, CISA, Executive Director, (ISC)². I congratulate Ajoy Ghosh on his achievement and his dedication to improving the IT security workforce in the region.”</p>
<p>Logica is a global leader in the field of security and information technology solutions and provides a comprehensive suite of security services including security management consulting, identity management, computer forensics and litigation support and managed security services.</p>
<p>“Security continues to be a concern for clients and is a strategic focus for Logica in providing its clients with best practices across multiple security disciplines. The selection of Ajoy Ghosh is a mark of distinction and high honour for Logica in Australia and we are delighted that his expertise has been recognised across the Asia Pacific region. This award is also a great validation of our strategy to attract highly qualified and exceptionally skilled employees into our Australian business. We congratulate Ajoy on his award and the ongoing contribution he provides to our valued clients,” said Colin Holgate, Chief Executive Officer, Logica Australia.</p>
<p>NOTES TO EDITORS</p>
<p>About (ISC)²
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<p>The International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium, Inc. [(ISC)²®] is the globally recognised Gold Standard for certifying information security professionals. Founded in 1989, (ISC)² has certified over 60,000 information security professionals in more than 130 countries. Based in Palm Harbor, Florida, USA, with offices in Washington, D.C., London, Hong Kong and Tokyo, (ISC)² issues the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP®) and related concentrations, Certification and Accreditation Professional (CAP®), Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP®), and Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLPcm) credentials to those meeting necessary competency requirements. (ISC)² certifications are among the first information technology credentials to meet the stringent requirements of ANSI/ISO/IEC Standard 17024, a global benchmark for assessing and certifying personnel. (ISC)² also offers a continuing professional education program, a portfolio of education products and services based upon (ISC)²’s CBK®, a compendium of information security topics, and is responsible for the (ISC)² Global Information Security Workforce Study. More information is available at www.isc2.org</p>
<p>About Logica</p>
<p>Logica is a leading IT and business services company, employing 40,000 people. It provides business consulting, systems integration, and IT and business process outsourcing services. Logica works closely with its customers to release their potential - enabling change that increases their efficiency, accelerates growth and manages risk. It applies its deep industry knowledge, technical excellence and global delivery expertise to help its customers build leadership positions in their markets. Logica is listed on both the London Stock Exchange and Euronext (Amsterdam) (LSE: LOG; Euronext: LOG). More information is available at www.logica.com</p>

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