Press Release


 ISACA Brings IT Security, Risk and Governance Training Week to Seattle 

Rolling Meadows, Illinois, USA (18 June 2014)—ISACA, a nonprofit association of more than 115,000 information systems security, assurance and governance professionals in 180 countries, is bringing its training courses to IT professionals in Seattle, Washington, USA, 11-14 August 2014. This selection of courses addresses information security, governance and risk management, and meets the need for short, yet in-depth and intense, educational opportunities.

Attendees can choose one of the following courses to be held at the four-day Training Week in Seattle:

  • Introduction to Information Security Management will help IT professionals understand information security fundamentals and key system security engineering, analysis and assessment techniques, tactics and procedures that are internationally practices. The course will also prepare attendees to handle security incidents more effectively to improve business response and reduce adverse impact.
  • Governance of Enterprise IT (GEIT) will introduce IT professionals with current or prospective managerial responsibilities to relevant frameworks, good practices and processes used to support GEIT, and provide insight into the value that governance brings to an enterprise.
  • Foundations of IT Risk Management will describe the principles of IT risk management, the responsibilities and accountability for IT risk, how to build risk awareness, and how to communicate risk scenarios, business impact and key risk indicators. The course includes the development of a sample measurement-driven risk response plan.
  • COBIT 5: Strategies for Implementing IT Governance will provide an understanding of the COBIT 5 framework for the governance and management of information and technology, and explain how to adopt and use COBIT in the enterprise.

“ISACA developed this in-depth training to help attendees gain valuable knowledge from expert trainers, and enable them to apply what they learned immediately to benefit their enterprises,” said Robert E Stroud, CGEIT, CRISC, international president of ISACA and vice president of strategy and innovation at CA Technologies. “Attendees leave with the knowledge they need to drive value through information and technology.”




ISACA Training Week


11-14 August 2014


Seattle Marriott Waterfront, 2100 Alaskan Way, Seattle, Washington, USA

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The ISACA Training Courses registration fee for these courses, which includes course materials, is US $2,495 for ISACA members and US $2,695 for nonmembers. Participants are eligible to earn up to 32 continuing professional education (CPE) hours.

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With more than 115,000 constituents in 180 countries, ISACA ( helps business and IT leaders build trust in, and value from, information and information systems. Established in 1969, ISACA is the trusted source of knowledge, standards, networking, and career development for information systems audit, assurance, security, risk, privacy and governance professionals. ISACA offers the Cybersecurity Nexus, a comprehensive set of resources for cybersecurity professionals, and COBIT, a business framework that helps enterprises govern and manage their information and technology. ISACA also advances and validates business-critical skills and knowledge through the globally respected 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) credentials. The association has more than 200 chapters worldwide.

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