Press Release


 ISACA and Deloitte Offer Information Security Essentials for IT Auditors in New York 

Rolling Meadows, Illinois, USA (05 March 2014)—ISACA, a nonprofit association of more than 110,000 IT security, assurance and governance professionals in 180 countries, and Deloitte & Touche LLP will offer an in-depth, four-day training course, titled Information Security Essentials for IT Auditors, in New York, New York, USA, 21-24 April 2014.

Today’s complex IT challenges require a robust network and a strong grasp of information security. To help IT auditors best use information security frameworks, common architectures and security models, ISACA and Deloitte are offering this course, which will include how to identify, measure and mitigate information security risks. Through a range of practical presentations and demonstrations, attendees will learn how to:

  • Identify access control mechanisms to protect information through application and database security design.
  • Analyze network, operational and physical security practices.
  • Assess information security risks ranging from remote access and wireless to virtualization.

“ISACA is committed to helping enterprises address this important, top-of-mind topic and to helping them increase trust in, and value from, their information and systems,” said Tony Hayes, CGEIT, AFCHSE, CHE, FACS, FCPA, FIIA, international president of ISACA and appointed Deputy Director-General of the Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services in the Queensland Government, Australia. “This intense training prepares attendees by providing them with valuable tools to help them remain current, knowledgeable and highly effective in their roles.”


ISACA and Deloitte


ISACA/Deloitte Training Week:  Information Security Essentials for IT Auditors


21-24 April 2014


Deloitte’s office at 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, New York, USA

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“We are very proud of the opportunities this course provides IT auditors to enhance the skills they need to help their organizations and take their careers to the next level,” said Tim Okrie, Internal Audit Transformation partner at Deloitte & Touche LLP.

The ISACA/Deloitte Training Course registration, 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.

For additional ISACA Training Week information and to register, please visit



With more than 110,000 constituents in 180 countries, ISACA ( 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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