Christophe Renard is a senior information security consultant for Hervé Schauer Consultants. His main areas of interest are security in system architecture and software development, and cryptography integration. He also teaches on subjects such as ISO27005 risk management, web security, and PKI. Previously, Christophe Renard worked on governmental systems as an architect and security expert in France and in the Middle-East. His activities included messaging systems, multilevel security and cryptography. He has been professionally involved with networks and systems since 1997 after graduating with a computer science degree. His experience encompasses Telecom, ISP, Business Intelligence, and Defense industries on build as well as run activities. He spent some time serving as CTO of an Internet start-up providing parental control services. He is a certified ISO27001 Implementer and Auditor as well as ISO27005 Risk Manager.