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Rolling Meadows, IL, USA (3 May 2005)—Though year one of Sarbanes-Oxley compliance has come and gone for public companies, year two is bringing its own set of challenges and opportunities. Many private companies are also seeing value in increasing control over IT. To help equip organizations with the tools and knowledge needed for successful Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, ISACA® will host Sarbanes-Oxley Symposium: A Focus on IT Controls, 9-10 June 2005, at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City in Arlington, Virginia, USA.
The symposium will feature two programs:
Compliance Issues for First-time Sarbanes-Oxley Programs will cover:
The importance of IT governance
The compliance road map
Significant deficiencies and material weaknesses
Outsourcing and service providers
Leveraging Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance and Gearing Up for Year Two will discuss:
Lessons learned from year one
Leveraging the compliance effort
What to expect in year two
Company case studies
Registration for the Sarbanes-Oxley Symposium is US $600 for ISACA members and US $800 for nonmembers. A second attendee from the same company may attend for half the cost. Attendees are eligible for up to 10 hours of continuing professional education (CPE) credits. Additional information is available at www.isaca.org/soxsymposium.
IT Control Objectives for Sarbanes-Oxley, a free downloadable publication that provides assessment approaches, IT control objectives for disclosure and financial reporting purposes, and a compliance road map, is available at www.isaca.org/sox.
With more than 35,000 members in more than 100 countries, ISACA® (www.isaca.org) is a recognized worldwide leader in IT governance, control, security and assurance. Founded in 1969, ISACA sponsors international conferences, publishes the Information Systems Control Journal®, develops international information systems auditing and control standards, and administers the globally respected Certified Information Systems Auditor™ (CISA®) designation, earned by more than 38,000 professionals since inception, and the Certified Information Security Manager® (CISM®) designation, a groundbreaking credential earned by 5,100 professionals in its first two years.
Kristen Bertholomey, +1.847.590.7455, email@example.com
Deborah Vohasek, +1.847.590.7466, firstname.lastname@example.org
3701 Algonquin Road, Suite 1010
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008 USA