Current Issue: Volume 19  23 September 2015

@ISACA is a biweekly publication available from this page and delivered via email to ISACA members and subscribers. This electronic newsletter feature timely industry and ISACA news, as well as featured and updates relevant our readers.

Tips From Industry Experts

By Leighton Johnson, CISA, CISM, CIFI, CISSP

The object of any evaluation or testing event or activity is to consider the item being tested against some set of external criteria to verify and validate that the item being tested meets the defined criteria. Read More >>


COBIT is an important foundation for good governance and management of enterprise IT (GEIT). To learn more about COBIT 5, earn the COBIT Foundation certificate, or gain actionable and practical guidance on using the COBIT 5 framework, attend COBIT Conference Europe. Read More >>


ISACA would like to thank all those who participated in the 2015 Cybersecurity Nexus (CSX) Student Scholarship Essay competition. Winners received complimentary admission to the second day of events at the inaugural CSX 2015 North America. Read More >>


ISACA’s research department has produced more than 10 white papers so far this year. How many have you read? Use your ISACA member resources and commit to reading at least 3 papers before 2016 to expand your cybersecurity, COBIT and cloud skills. Read More >>


Each year, an audit of continuing professional education (CPE) hours is performed for the Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT (CGEIT) and Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) certifications. Read More >>


With the last quarter of 2015 just around the corner, individuals are encouraged to review their ISACA continuing professional education (CPE) record in light of the CPE activities they have participated in and recorded for 2015 and make note of any additional CPE hours needed to meet either the yearly or 3-year cycle requirement. Read More >>

Pushkar Dhole, CISA, COBIT Foundation, CIA, ISO27001LA, ITIL(F), PMP, Shares His Experience as a CISA

Working in the financial services industry helps Pushkar Dhole understand the importance of good governance, risk and compliance (GRC) practices. His interest in GRC is what initially led him to pursue the Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) certification. Read More >>

Reviewed by Maria Patricia Prandini, CISA, CRISC

Academic institutions and industry are 2 of the most reliable indicators of how technology is going to evolve in the future. This is also true for the discipline of information security.