Press Release


 ISACA Champions Cyber Security Awareness Month 

Rolling Meadows, IL, USA (30 September 2015)—As champion of National Cyber Security Awareness Month this October, global association ISACA leads efforts to provide education and resources in cybersecurity. Answering an urgent need for skills and training in cybersecurity, ISACA is offering several events and initiatives around cybersecurity as part of its Cybersecurity Nexus (CSX). Opportunities include in-person and online events and resources for continuing education, skills building and tools to help professionals strengthen the security of their enterprises and enhance their careers.

“Cyberattacks are among the top three threats facing organizations today, according to 83 percent of respondents to ISACA’s 2015 Global Cybersecurity Status Report,” said Christos Dimitriadis, Ph.D., CISA, CISM, CRISC, international president of ISACA and group director of information security for INTRALOT. “ISACA is committed to helping build a highly skilled cybersecurity workforce. This October is the perfect time for professionals to take advantage of the many opportunities we have made available through CSX.” 

The many cybersecurity offerings include:

For current information on US cyber legislation and cyber threats, ISACA continually updates the Cybersecurity Legislation Watch and CSX Threat Watch.

Additional cybersecurity training and resources offered by ISACA include:

ISACA established CSX to help organizations develop their cybersecurity workforce, and to help individuals advance their cybersecurity careers and be effective at their jobs. For information on CSX, including the new CSX Practitioner certification, visit


ISACA ( helps global professionals lead, adapt and assure trust in an evolving digital world by offering innovative and world-class knowledge, standards, networking, credentialing and career development. Established in 1969, ISACA is a global nonprofit association of 140,000 professionals in 180 countries. ISACA also offers the Cybersecurity Nexus (CSX), a holistic cybersecurity resource, and COBIT, a business framework to govern enterprise technology.


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