Civerex Systems Appoints New Director
Montreal, PQ- January 19, 2006 - Civerex is pleased to announce the
appointment of Richard S. Keirstead as a Company Director.
Richard is the CIO at Secured Infrastructure Design Corporation (www.sidc.net) in Tokyo, Japan where he is responsible for information security design and consulting across all industry segments. With 17 years of experience in the information technology field, he has participated in more than 300 consulting engagements or assessments for top-tier international financial institutions, telecommunications firms and information technology companies.
Prior to joining SIDC, Mr. Keirstead was the Japan Operations Manager at the Tokyo-based Infosec Corporation, a joint venture of SAIC/Global Integrity and Mitsubishi Corporation, and was responsible for creating and managing new markets and securing the domestic infrastructure. In earlier years, he directed information technology for Saatchi & Saatchi, Japan.
Mr. Keirstead holds the CISSP and CISM IT security certifications, and is a BS7799 Lead Auditor (British Standards for Information Security). He is the only western-born Japan ISMS Associate Auditor.
Originally from Montreal, Canada, he holds a Master's degree in Administration and Management with a concentration in international law. The author of numerous books, publications, and articles on language and technology, Mr. Keirstead is fluent in Japanese, having lived in Japan since 1988.