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ISACA Launches Early Adoption Program for New Technical Privacy Certification: Certified Data Privacy Solutions Engineer
Headline-grabbing events and regulations have made it clear to organizations just how essential it is to prioritize data privacy. However, new research from ISACA indicates that many organizations are struggling in this space. More than one-quarter of organizations say it is difficult to understand all their privacy requirements...Read Now
ISACA Launches New Course and Certificate Focused on NIST Cybersecurity Framework and COBIT
Security professionals seeking to manage and reduce cybersecurity risk at their organizations by using the Cybersecurity Framework (CSF) from the US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) ...19 May 2020
ISACA Launches Early Adoption Program for New Technical Privacy Certification: Certified Data Privacy Solutions Engineer
Headline-grabbing events and regulations have made it clear to organizations just how essential it is to prioritize data privacy. However, new research from ISACA indicates that many organizations are struggling in this space.4 May 2020
ISACA Updates Exam Content Outline for the CGEIT Certification
As governance, risk and compliance professionals know well, IT increasingly runs through every aspect of an organization—making governance more important than ever to achieve digital transformation and drive business value.28 April 2020
New ISACA Resource Offers Key Tactics Organizations Can Use to Ensure Data Security and Compliance
Expanding regulatory demands for information protection and user security call for having processes and technology solutions to achieve data security and compliance without compromising user productivity.27 April 2020
ISACA’s North America CACS 2020 Conference Pivots to Virtual Event, Provides Insights for Business IT Professionals Through Real-Time Challenges
ISACA’s North America CACS Conference, taking place 12-14 May 2020 as an online event, will provide education and thought leadership in IT audit, risk, cybersecurity and governance as business IT professionals navigate the transformational roles they play in their organizations.14 April 2020
ISACA Enhances CSX Cybersecurity Practitioner Certification
According to State of Cybersecurity 2020, hands-on cybersecurity training, experience and credentials are the top three factors that help a hiring manager determine if a cybersecurity job candidate is qualified.28 May 2020
ISACA Introduces New Chapter in Fargo, North Dakota
As demand for governance, risk, compliance and security professionals continues to grow, business technology professionals in Fargo, North Dakota have formed a new chapter of ISACA. The ISACA Fargo Chapter is launching with more than 40 members and becomes the 75th chapter in the United States.6 April 2020
ISACA Welcomes New Chapter in Rwanda
As demand for governance, risk, compliance and security professionals continues to grow, business technology professionals in Rwanda have formed a new chapter of ISACA.31 March 2020
ISACA to Introduce Live Remote Proctoring for All Certifications to Ensure Uninterrupted Access for Learners
ISACA certification candidates will be able to take certification exams remotely by the end of April, providing test-takers flexibility and convenience at a time when public health concerns related to the COVID-19 global pandemic have impeded traditional testing methods30 March 2020
ISACA Launches New Audit Program for Security Incident Management
Security incidents are only growing in number—according to ISACA’s 2019 State of Cybersecurity survey report, 46 percent of respondents believe that their enterprises are experiencing an increase in attacks relative to last year.3 March 2020
ISACA Survey: Cybersecurity Attacks Are Rising During COVID-19, But Only Half of Organizations Say Their Security Teams Are Prepared for Them
Only 51 percent of technology professionals and leaders are highly confident that their cybersecurity teams are ready to detect and respond to the rising cybersecurity attacks during COVID-19...30 April 2020
ISACA's CISM Named Best Professional Certification Program by SC Media
ISACA’s Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) certification was recognized as the Best Professional Certification Program Tuesday in the SC Awards at RSA Conference 2020.26 February 2020
ISACA’s Cybersecurity Study Reveals Struggles with Hiring and Retention Persist, More Diversity Progress Needed
Cybersecurity teams continue to struggle with hiring and retention, and very little improvement has been achieved in these areas since last year, according to new global research from ISACA that identifies current workforce challenges and trends in the cybersecurity field.24 February 2020
5 Must-Ask Questions to Effectively – and Securely – Onboard Vendors
It is quite common today for enterprises to outsource certain activities to vendors to lower costs. However, with each new vendor, an element of risk is added, and businesses must rely on auditors to ensure successful and effective vendor relationships.19 February 2020
Three ISACA Credentials Rank Among 10 Highest-Paying Tech Certifications
Each of the three ISACA credentials recognized—Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) and Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)—landed in the top half of Global Knowledge’s 2020 list of top-paying certifications.13 February 2020
New ISACA Resource Guides Organizations in Overcoming Challenges to Build Effective Data Governance Program
Effectively harnessing data can bring new value to businesses through better strategic planning and decision-making. Starting a data governance program or improving an existing program, however, comes with challenges. Enterprises can find best practices for overcoming these barriers and creating effective programs in a new paper from ISACA...10 February 2020
ISACA Announces 2020 Slate of Events for Business Technology Professionals Around the Globe
ISACA, a global association serving business technology professionals in audit, security, cybersecurity, executive, compliance, risk, privacy, control and IT roles, announced its annual event schedule, which includes learning opportunities focused on emerging technologies, innovation, best practices and professional development.6 February 2020
ISACA Embraces New Decade with a New Look and New Website Experience
Last year, global tech association ISACA marked its 50th anniversary, celebrating the evolution of its professional community and the tech landscape over the past five decades. Now as it advances into a new decade, the association is focused on looking ahead—and undergoing a transformation with a new brand and new website.3 February 2020
Julia Kanouse Joins ISACA Leadership Team as Senior Vice President of Membership
Bringing a rich tech background and executive experience in the association sector, Julia Kanouse has joined the leadership team at ISACA as senior vice president of membership.16 January 2020
RSM Collaborates with ISACA to Enhance Technology Capabilities
The nation’s leading provider of audit, tax and consulting services focused on the middle market – recently announced a strategic collaboration with ISACA, a global association helping individuals and enterprises achieve the positive potential of technology.7 January 2020
New ISACA Resources Offer Step-by-Step Guidance for NIST Cybersecurity Framework Implementation
Enterprises seeking to better manage their information and technology (I&T) risk by integrating cybersecurity standards and enterprise governance can look to the Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity (CSF) from the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).17 December 2019
Global Research Shows AI to Shape Technology Landscape of 2020s
The evolving relationship between artificial intelligence, automation and humans is expected to create promising opportunities in the tech workforce while simultaneously presenting sobering concerns for the general public, according to new ISACA research sizing up the tech landscape of the 2020s.3 December 2019
New Study Reveals Risk Levels Are Increasing But Response Time Lags for Mitigating Emerging Threats
More than half of risk professionals worldwide say their organization’s risk levels have increased in the past 12 months, according to new research from ISACA, CMMI Institute and Infosecurity Group.29 October 2019
Future of the Tech Workforce Among Industry Insights to be Discussed at Upcoming
Recent data from ISACA, Tech Workforce 2020: The Age and Gender Perception Gap, finds that there is a disparity of beliefs between men and women when it comes to salaries, job promotions and overall representation in the global technology sector.24 October 2019
IT Security Privacy and Data Management Ranked as Top Challenges Facing IT Audit
A new study examining the key challenges impacting IT audit professionals as they navigate an evolving risk landscape in an era of digital transformation is now available.15 October 2019
IBM Among First Global IT Enterprises to be Appraised CMMI V20 Level 5
CMMI Institute is pleased to announce that IBM is one of the first large IT organizations to be globally appraised on CMMI V2.0 for Maturity Level 5.14 October 2019
New ISACA Resource Illuminates Best Practices and Strategies for Continuous Oversight in the Cloud
More and more, the latest technologies are being intertwined with cloud services.
2019 Governance Risk and Control Conference to Focus On Embracing Change Disruption as Opportunities
As technology continues to disrupt industries, leaders must learn to manage the associated risks, embrace change, and adjust their business models.
Ambassadors from ISACA’s SheLeadsTech Initiative to Advocate on Capitol Hill for Women in Tech on 7 October
Tech professionals will gather on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on 7 October 2019 for the second annual Day of Advocacy coordinated by SheLeadsTech, an initiative from global tech association ISACA.
Capability Counts 2019 to Feature Keynote by Eric Ries Author of The Lean Startup
Author Eric Ries, influential founder of the lean-startup movement, will keynote Capability Counts 2019, CMMI Institute’s business performance improvement event, scheduled 30 April–1 May 2019 in Reston, Virginia, USA.
City Tech Launches New Cybersecurity Training Pilot for Women in Chicago Alongside Key Partners
The City Tech Collaborative (City Tech), AnitaB.org, and ISACA are pleased to announce a new training pilot for women entering the cybersecurity field.
CMMI Institute and CohnReznick Align to Offer Cybersecurity and Privacy Solutions By Design
ISACA CMMI Institute today announced a strategic alliance with CohnReznick, one of the leading advisory, accounting, and tax firms in the United States.
Cybersecurity Privacy and a Host of Technologies Challenge Audit in the Enterprise
Cybersecurity, privacy and technologies—from mission-critical to digitally transformative—top the list of challenges IT audit teams and leaders grapple with every day, according to a first release of the 2019 IT Audit Benchmarking Study conducted by ISACA and global consulting firm Protiviti.
Disruptive Technologies and the Future of Tech to be Explored by Africa 2019 CACS Keynote Speakers
Panels dedicated to discussing the technologies that have changed how we work and live – and what the future may bring – as well as exploring the changes to the professions that ISACA has served for the last five decades, are among the ways ISACA is celebrating its 50th anniversary year at the Africa CACS 2019 conference.
Disruptive Technologies and the Professionals who Protected Enterprises Through the Decades to be
Panels dedicated to discussing the technologies that have changed how we work and live – and what the future may bring – as well as exploring the professions that have comprised the ISACA community over the last five decades, will help ISACA celebrate its 50th anniversary year at ISACA’s North America 2019 CACS Conference.
Few Professionals Are Fully Confident in Ability to Assess the Effectiveness of Their
Findings from a recent ISACA survey about strategies for phishing defense showed that only 12 percent of the roughly 1,5000 respondents were completely confident in their ability to assess the effectiveness of their phishing awareness efforts.
Former White House CIO to Keynote Infosecurity ISACA North America Expo and Conference
Former White House CIO and CEO of Fortalice Solutions Theresa Payton will keynote the inaugural Infosecurity ISACA North America Expo and Conference, taking place 20-21 November 2019, at the Javits Convention Center in New York City, NY, USA.
Global Tech Association ISACA Mobilizes Worldwide for Inaugural Day of Volunteer Service
Global technology association ISACA is gearing up for its first-ever worldwide day of volunteerism, ISACA CommunITy Day, taking place on 5 October 2019.
Global Technology Association ISACA Launching Future-focused Initiatives in Its 50th Anniversary
Now more than 450,000 engaged professionals and 140,000 members strong, global information technology association ISACA was founded by seven individuals as the EDP Auditing Association in California at the dawn of the information systems era—1969.
Honouring the Past Innovating the Future Key Theme at ISACA 50 Year Anniversary Oceania CACS
Contemporary IT governance and management, digital transformation, disruptive technologies and big data are a few of the key themes that will be explored at ISACA’s upcoming Oceania Computer, Audit, Control and Security (CACS) Conference, held in Auckland, New Zealand from 11-13 September.
In Time for Data Privacy Day New Resources Provide Enterprises with Tools for Navigating and
Today is Data Privacy Day, which brings heightened awareness and education around the importance of recognizing and managing data privacy issues.
Infosecurity ISACA North America Expo and Conference Call for Speakers Registration Open
With registration now open for ISACA North America Expo and Conference, set to debut 20-21 November 2019 at New York City’s Javits Convention Center, further details of the dynamic sessions, workshops, networking opportunities and other elements are emerging.
ISACA Announces 2019 Slate of Events for Business Technology Professionals Around the Globe During
ISACA, a global association serving technology audit, assurance, governance and cybersecurity professionals, celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2019, announced its annual event schedule, which includes learning opportunities focused on emerging technologies, innovation, best practices and professional development.
ISACA Combines EuroCACS and CSX Conferences for the First Time in ISACAs 50th Anniversary Year
Digital transformation and emerging technologies are the focus of ISACA’s combined EuroCACS/Cybersecurity Nexus (CSX) conference in Geneva, Switzerland, from 16-18 October 2019, as ISACA continues celebrating its 50th anniversary year.
ISACA Honored As Most Important Non-Profit Shaping Cybersecurity Industry At SC Media 30th Anniv
ISACA was recognized among the “Most Important Industry Organizations of the Last 30 Years” today in the SC Media 30th Anniversary Awards at RSA Conference 2019.
ISACA Installs 2019-2020 Board of Directors
ISACA, a global technology association serving 460,000 business technologists installed its 2019-2020 Board of Directors at its Annual General Meeting in Seattle today.
ISACA Introduces Accelerated Path to the CSX Cybersecurity Practitioner Certification
In response to feedback on the CSX Cybersecurity Practitioner (CSX-P) certification beta exam last year, global technology association ISACA has introduced an accelerated path to earning the CSX-P credential.
ISACA Introduces COBIT 2019 Training Resources
Following its release of the COBIT 2019 framework late last year, ISACA has now introduced updated training options.
ISACA Issues New Blockchain CASB Solutions and GDPR Audit Programs
Auditors face an onslaught of new technologies, systems and regulations to incorporate into assessments.
ISACA Launches New Resources for Auditing Amazon Web Services AWS
The use of cloud services is widespread, and expected to only continue to increase—by 2020, it is estimated that 41 percent of enterprise workloads will be hosted on public cloud platforms.
ISACA Launches Resources for Building Security Awareness Campaigns Inspired by Marketing Principles
Many information security professionals struggle with developing and implementing security training and awareness programs within their organizations that actually make an impact and are measurable.
ISACA Names David Samuelson CEO
ISACA, a global association with 140,000 members working in IT audit, governance, risk and security, has selected David Samuelson as its new chief executive officer.
ISACA Names Its First Chief Learning Officer and Chief Technology Officer
Global technology association ISACA has added two roles on its leadership team that are the first of their kind at the organization— welcoming its first Chief Learning Officer, Nader Qaimari, as well as first Chief Technology Officer, Simona Rollinson.
ISACA Outlines New Pathways and Training Resources for Cybersecurity Careers
According to new research, nearly 30 percent of those hiring for a cybersecurity position say fewer than one-quarter of job applicants are qualified.
ISACA Shares Insights from Tech Executive Summits On Technology Challenges Skills Gaps and More
During ISACA’s recent 2019 North America CACS conference, senior executives in cybersecurity and IT audit participated in summits addressing challenges, best practices, lessons learned and insights into the latest technology challenges and solutions.
ISACA to Host Online Career Fair for Business and IT Professionals and Employers
ISACA’s 2019 State of Cybersecurity Research Report showed 69 percent of respondents say their cybersecurity teams are understaffed and 58 percent have unfilled cybersecurity positions.
ISACA to Host Virtual Summit on Data Protection and Privacy
With increasing regulations, such as the European GDPR and California CCPA, and the complexity of data usage across organizations, technology professionals need to track the latest developments.
ISACAs New COBIT Training Prepares IT Professionals to Design and Implement a Tailored
IT professionals seeking to elevate their mastery and practical application of ISACA’s COBIT 2019 framework will now be able to boost their knowledge and skills through the COBIT 2019 Design and Implementation Certificate Program.
ISACAs New Cybersecurity Resources Include Hands-on Training to Mitigate OWASP
The myriad of risks related to web applications can leave organizations feeling overwhelmed.
ISACAs State of Cybersecurity 2019 Survey Retaining Qualified Cybersecurity Professionals
Organizations are struggling to keep their cybersecurity workforce staffed as competitors increasingly pick off employees who are enticed by higher pay and bonuses, according to ISACA’s new cybersecurity workforce research.
IT Job Seekers and Employers to Connect Virtually Around the Globe During ISACAs Online Career Fair
Employers seeking great tech talent and IT professionals interested in exploring new jobs and professional development opportunities have the opportunity to connect in a virtual environment and access a rich repository of career resources during ISACA’s bi-annual Online Career Fair on 25 September 2019 from 11:00AM – 3:00PM EDT (UTC -4).
Key Questions to Ask to Improve Your Third-Party IT Risk Management Program
As recent data breaches have shown, vendors can be an overlooked entry point into organizations’ data.
Key Takeaways on the Impact of Disruptive Technologies from North America CACS 2019 Conference
Panels, presentations, workshops and summits focused on the technologies that are disrupting how enterprises do business – and how technology professionals can gain the skills needed to adapt along with a changing field – at ISACA’s North America CACS 2019 conference.
Keynotes Guy Kawasaki and Sekou Andrews to Inspire Innovation and Artistry at North America CACS in
Guy Kawasaki, Silicon Valley-based author, speaker, entrepreneur, and evangelist, will deliver the opening keynote to ISACA’s North America CACS Conference for information systems audit, assurance, control, governance and security professionals, taking place 13-15 May 2019 in Anaheim, California.
Nearly Two-Thirds of Organizations Say Tech Skills Gap Is Already Impacting IT Audits New Study
Technologies such as AI are reshaping the future of IT auditors, but auditors are largely optimistic about the future, according to new research from global tech association ISACA.
New Data on Cybersecurity in the Manufacturing Industry Shows Small Manufacturers Play Critical Role
Though the manufacturing sector does not attract the sheer volume of total cyberattacks as other areas of the economy, research has shown that coordinated cyber espionage targets manufacturing more than any other sector.
New ISACA Research Shows Nearly a Third of Men Mistakenly Believe Women Just
A new ISACA study released today reveals that men and women both agree that women are underrepresented in the technology sector globally.
New Report from RIMS and ISACA Helps Organizations Bridge the Digital Risk Gap
IT and risk management professionals must speak the same language to more effectively incorporate the benefits and uncertainties associated with data and technology into the organizations’ overall strategy and to add value, according to a newly published, complimentary white paper from ISACA and RIMS, “Bridging the Digital Risk Gap: How Collaboration Between IT and Risk Management Can Enhance Value Creation.”
New Study Reveals Cybercrime May Be Widely Underreported Even When Laws Mandate Disclosure
While attack vectors remain largely the same year over year, attack volume will increase and cybercrime may be vastly underreported, according to the 2019 State of Cybersecurity Study from global IT and cybersecurity association ISACA.
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