Press Release

 

 ISACA India Chapters to Honor Organizations for Excellence in IT Governance and Information Security 

Award entries accepted through 20 March

Mumbai, India (14 February 2014)—The India chapters of global IT association ISACA are seeking nominations for the IT Governance Award and the Information Security Award to distinguish organizations that have successfully implemented an appropriate IT governance or IT security framework. Entries are due by 20 March 2014, and the awards will be presented at an event on Friday, 4 April, in Mumbai.

The awards signify independence from the two fundamental problems plaguing the corporate world today: the problem of poor information systems governance and the problem of inadequate information systems security.

The eligibility and criteria for application to the awards are:

IT Governance Award

  1. Organization must have implemented (or be in the process of implementing, with 75% completion of program) an appropriate framework for IT governance (or GRC for IT) across the enterprise.
  2. Organizations must be able to demonstrate to the panel the success criteria on implementation of IT governance (GRC).

Information Security Award

  1. Organization must have implemented (or be in the process of implementing, with 75% completion of program) an appropriate framework for IT security.
  2. Organization must be able to demonstrate to the panel the success criteria on implementation of IT security framework.

Commenting on the awards, Mr. Sunder Krishnan, EVP and Chief Risk Officer (CRO) of Reliance Life Insurance Company Ltd (RLICL) and Chairman of the ISACA India Task Force, said, “ISACA is a pace-setting global association with guidance and good practices that are widely recognized and adopted by practioners worldwide. ISACA is committed to India and supports diversified companies to strengthen their governance of enterprise IT and security. By awarding the organizations and recognizing their efforts, ISACA validates the business value derived at the macro level.”

With the growing acceptance of disruptive technology by companies across industry segments, the ISACA India chapters aim to honor the companies for their achievements in the areas of IT governance and security. The members adjudicating this award are business and IT leaders across a number of industry segments.

Award entries and application letters can be submitted to president@isacamumbai.org and isaca@isacamumbai.org
Obtain information on the items to include in the entry.

For more information on ISACA, which has more than 6,000 members in India, visit www.isaca.org.

 

About ISACA

With more than 110,000 constituents in 180 countries, ISACA (www.isaca.org) helps business and IT leaders maximize value and manage risk related to information and technology. Founded in 1969, the nonprofit, independent ISACA is an advocate for professionals involved in information security, assurance, risk management and governance. These professionals rely on ISACA as the trusted source for information and technology knowledge, community, standards and certification. The association, which has 200 chapters worldwide, 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. ISACA also developed and continually updates COBIT, a business framework that helps enterprises in all industries and geographies govern and manage their information and technology.

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