Rolling Meadows, IL, USA (23 April 2009)—Two influential members of Oracle Corp.’s executive staff, Mark Sunday and Gail Coury, are teaming up to offer the keynote address at ISACA’s annual International Conference for business and information technology (IT) professionals. Hosted by ISACA, a nonprofit association of more than 86,000 IT governance professionals in 160 countries, the conference will be held in Los Angeles, California, USA, from 19-22 July 2009 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza.
Both Sunday, chief information officer for Oracle Corp., and Coury, vice president of risk management for Oracle’s Global IT, have more than 20 years of experience in IT. Sunday is an IT leader and expert in operational IT management with experience at Motorola, ST Microelectonics and Texas Instruments. Coury is an expert in information security infrastructure systems and network management, security technical consulting, information systems auditing and programming.
Following Sunday’s and Coury’s presentations, experts from around the world will share with attendees the latest business IT-related trends, challenges and strategies that organizations and professionals need to be aware of to prepare for the future.
“This International Conference is particularly significant as ISACA celebrates its 40th anniversary this year,” said Lynn Lawton, international president of ISACA. “It is an exciting, as well as challenging, time in the IT industry, and ISACA looks forward to equipping attendees with the knowledge they need to not only survive, but thrive, in this economy.”
The International Conference will feature more than 40 sessions divided into four streams:
- IT Governance
- IT Audit Practices
- Information Security Management
- IT Risk Management and Compliance
Conference attendees can also select from the six pre- and postconference workshops:
- Implementing IT Governance Using COBIT and Val IT
- Using COBIT in IT Audit and Assurance
- Mobile Computing Security
- Auditing Databases
- IT Risk Management
- IT Controls Monitoring
Attendees can earn up to 40 continuing professional education (CPE) credits. Additional information, including a registration form, is available at www.isaca.org/international.
With more than 86,000 constituents in more than 160 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 ISACA Journal, and develops international information systems auditing and control standards. It also administers the globally respected Certified Information Systems Auditor™ (CISA®) designation, earned by more than 60,000 professionals since 1978; the Certified Information Security Manager® (CISM®) designation, earned by more than 10,000 professionals since 2002; and the new Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT® (CGEIT®) designation.
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