Press Release


 CISA and CISM Earn Continued ANSI Accreditation 

Rolling Meadows, IL, USA (31 January 2007)—The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has voted to continue ANSI accreditation for ISACA’s Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and Certified Information Security Manager) CISM certifications.

Accreditation by ANSI signifies that ISACA’s procedures meet ANSI’s essential requirements for openness, balance, consensus and due process. To maintain ANSI accreditation, certification bodies such as ISACA are required to consistently adhere to a set of requirements or procedures related to quality, openness and due process.

More than 50,000 people have attained the CISA certification since inception, and more than 6,000 professionals have earned the CISM designation since it was established in 2002. Additional information is available at

About ISACA®

With more than 50,000 members in more than 140 countries, ISACA ( 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 CISA and CISM designations.

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