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 ISACA and Deloitte Offer New Training on Social Media Risks for IT Professionals on East Coast 

Rolling Meadows, Illinois, USA (29 May 2014)—ISACA, a nonprofit association of more than 115,000 IT security, assurance and governance professionals in 180 countries, and Deloitte & Touche LLP will offer a new, in-depth, four-day training course, titled Social Media in Your Enterprise: Mitigating the Risks and Reaping the Benefits, in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, 21-24 July 2014.

Enterprises are benefiting from using social media for many aspects of business. But, with those benefits come risks. ISACA and Deloitte have developed this new, concentrated course to help attendees understand and navigate the social media landscape and discover pitfalls and risks associated with it. Tools and techniques to mitigate risks will be presented that can be implemented immediately when attendees return to their enterprises. Through a range of practical presentations and demonstrations, attendees also will learn how to:

  • Define social media—it uses, benefits, and impact on business
  • Explain various social media strategies, including outsourcing, business models, technology and policies
  • Describe the current ethics and compliance issues associated with social media
  • Use social media analytics
  • Plan and perform a social media audit

“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:  Social Media in Your Enterprise: Mitigating the Risks and Reaping the Benefits


21-24 July 2014


Deloitte’s office at 200 Berkeley Street, Suite 400, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

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“We are very proud of the opportunities this course provides IT professionals 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 For more information on security-related guidance, research and credentialing, visit ISACA’s new Cybersecurity Nexus at



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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