Committees, Working Groups, Advisory Councils and Other Volunteering Opportunities 

 

Those who serve on ISACA’s volunteer bodies provide ISACA with insights and expertise from around the world, facilitating the execution of ISACA's strategy while interacting and forming connections with peers worldwide. The links below provide additional information on ISACA’s volunteer bodies and the individuals who, through their efforts, support ISACA.

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Committees

Advisory Councils


Operational Working Groups

Certification

Operational Working Groups (cont.)

Additional Groups


Additional Opportunities

 

 

Committees 

 

Audit Committee

Members are appointed by the International President and provide oversight for the financial audit and ISACA enterprise risk management programs. Members are selected from among board members. Additional members are drawn from ISACA members with specific audit or risk management expertise. View Member List

 


 

Finance Committee

Members are appointed by the International President and provide oversight for the financial management of ISACA, including the development of the annual budget and investment strategies. Members are selected from among board members. Additional members are drawn from ISACA members with specific financial management expertise. View Member List

 


 

Compensation Committee

Members are appointed by the International President and provide oversight for compensation programs for ISACA staff. Members are selected from among board members. Additional members are drawn from ISACA members with specific compensation program or human resource management expertise.

 


 

Nominating Committee

Members are appointed by the International President. This committee is responsible for managing the nomination process for board members and the international president. They review applicants and present a panel of qualified candidates for election. Members include past international presidents and members selected to represent the international membership of ISACA.

 


 

Governance Committee

Members are appointed by the International President and provide oversight for the governance of ISACA. Members are selected from among past international presidents and other members based on expertise in enterprise governance to represent the international membership of ISACA. View Member List

 


 

Ethics and Appeals Committee

Members are appointed by the International President and are responsible for reviewing and determining a course of action for violations of the ISACA Code of Professional Ethics, and for hearing appeals related to issues of ethics.

 


 

Advisory Councils 

 

Future of IS Audit Advisory Council

This volunteer group was appointed by the Board for the purpose of providing insight regarding the future direction of the audit profession. This guidance is being considered by the Board in developing a future state vision. Members were selected based on their expertise in IS audit and their thought leadership in this profession. View Member List

 


 

Future of Cybersecurity Advisory Council

This volunteer group was appointed by the Board for the purpose of providing insight regarding the future direction of the information security and cybersecurity profession. This guidance is being considered by the Board in developing a future state vision. Members were selected based on their expertise in information and cyber security, and their thought leadership in this profession. View Member List

 


 

Future of Risk Management Advisory Council

This volunteer group was appointed by the Board for the purpose of providing insight regarding the future direction of the risk management profession. This guidance is being considered by the Board in developing a future state vision. Members were selected based on their expertise in risk management and their thought leadership in this profession. View Member List

 


 

Future of IT Governance Advisory Council

This volunteer group was appointed by the Board for the purpose of providing insight regarding the future direction of the governance profession. This guidance is being considered by the Board in developing a future state vision. Members were selected based on their expertise in the governance of enterprise risk management, and their thought leadership in this profession. View Member List

 


 

Future of Local Engagement Advisory Council

This volunteer group is appointed by the Board for the purpose of providing insight regarding the future needs and opportunities for engagement between local of ISACA professionals in the local areas in which they live and work. This guidance will be considered by the Board in developing a future state vision. Members were selected based on their experience in enhancing local engagement. View Member List

 


 

Operational Working Groups

  

CISA Exam Item Development Working Group

This working group supports the development of the CISA exam by writing, reviewing and editing items for the examination. Members are drawn from CISA certification holders who represent the population of candidates for the certification.
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CISA Certification Working Group

This working group supports the CISA certification program by approving certification and recertification requirements, maintaining the quality of items within the exam item pool, approving draft exams and setting exam pass points. This group also hears appeals from certification candidates. Members are drawn from CISA certification holders who represent the population of candidates for the certification. View Member List

 


 

CISM Exam Item Development Working Group

This working group supports the development of the CISM exam by writing, reviewing and editing items for the examination. Members are drawn from CISM certification holders who represent the population of candidates for the certification.
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CISM Certification Working Group

This working group supports the CISM certification program by approving certification and recertification requirements, maintaining the quality of items within the exam item pool, approving draft exams, and setting exam pass points. This group also hears appeals from certification candidates. Members are drawn from CISM certification holders who represent the population of candidates for the certification. View Member List

 


 

CRISC Exam Item Development Working Group

This working group supports the development of the CRISC exam by writing, reviewing and editing items for the examination. Members are drawn from CRISC certification holders who represent the population of candidates for the certification.
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CRISC Certification Working Group

This working group supports the CRISC certification program by approving certification and recertification requirements, maintaining the quality of items within the exam item pool, approving draft exams, and setting exam pass points. This group also hears appeals from certification candidates. Members are drawn from CRISC certification holders who represent the population of candidates for the certification. View Member List

 


 

CGEIT Exam Item Development Working Group

This working group supports the development of the CGEIT exam by writing, reviewing and editing items for the examination. Members are drawn from CGEIT certification holders who represent the population of candidates for the certification.
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CGEIT Certification Working Group

This working group supports the CGEIT certification program by approving certification and recertification requirements, maintaining the quality of items within the exam item pool, approving draft exams, and setting exam pass points. This group also hears appeals from certification candidates. Members are drawn from CGEIT certification holders who represent the population of candidates for the certification. View Member List

 


 

CSX Certification Working Group

This working group supports the development of the Cybersecurity Nexus certifications by approving exams and setting exam pass points. This group also hears appeals from certification candidates. Members are drawn from cybersecurity practitioners with the requisite skill to earn a CSX certification.

 


 

Communities Working Group

The communities working group will identify and support activities to encourage the participation in ISACA online communities. The group will develop new programs to promote awareness and growth of the online communities and support ongoing programs including the topic leader and badge incentive programs.

 


 

Chapter Communication Award Working Group

The Communication Award Working Group will judge the annual chapter communication award for all eligible chapters. The Communication Award was developed to recognize ISACA chapters that plan and execute great communications with their constituents. The working group will also review and contribute to the enhancements of the Communication Award submission process, and provide suggested improvements to the judging process.

 


 

Digital Business Strategy Working Group

The digital business strategy working group will participate in the development of a strategy to support the digital business research area. Specifically, the group will help ISACA understand market needs in the governance and technology transformation space, identify ISACA’s position in the marketplace in these areas, and identify the nature of products that will be useful to ISACA members and that will attract new engaged professionals in new communities.

 


 

COSO ERM Revision Working Group

This working group participates with other groups to complete a revision to the COSO Enterprise Risk Management Framework. Members of this working group review and comment on the current framework and to revisions as they are presented. These comments are taken by the volunteer leader of the working group to COSO working group sessions. Members are selected based on their expertise in enterprise risk management. View Member List

 


 

K. Wayne Snipes Award Judging Working Group

The K. Wayne Snipes Award Judging Working Group will judge the annual K. Wayne Snipes Award for all eligible chapters. Established in 1989, the K. Wayne Snipes Chapter Recognition Award provides recognition to ISACA chapters that meet or exceed service goals by actively supporting local membership, and thus ISACA.

 


 

Academic Programs / Student and Academic Working Group

This working group supports the development of programs for students and academics, including the formation of student groups on campus and the recruitment of academics who teach content developed by ISACA. The group also contributes to the development of teaching materials and programs that academics can use to introduce our professional to students, and to help students gain the required skill to enter the world of professional practice in audit, security, risk management or governance. Members are drawn from the academic community, as well as from practitioners interested in supporting the development of career skills for young professionals.

 


 

ISO Liaison Working Group

This working group supports ISACA participation in ISO standards groups by actively attending ISO meetings, presenting ISACA positions, reviewing and commenting on ISO draft documents, and suggesting ISACA current or developing new content for ISO use in standards in development or being revised. Working group members work with and leverage the ISO Liaison Advisory Group members to review, comment and develop content. Members are drawn from practitioners with knowledge, experience and demonstrated skills in standards development.

 


 

ISO Liaison Advisory Group

This advisory group supports ISACA participation in ISO standards groups by reviewing and commenting on ISO documents, and contributing content for new standards in development or for those being revised. Working group members work with and support the ISO Liaison Working Group. Members are drawn from practitioners with knowledge, experience and demonstrated skills in standards development.

 


 

Young Professionals Working Group

This working group supports efforts to meet the needs of young professionals and to increase opportunities for their engagement with ISACA. This includes identifying educational programs that would benefit young professionals such as webinars and topics to be offered at conferences. Members are drawn from among practitioners younger than 35 years old. View Member List

 


 

Cybersecurity Working Group

This working group supports the development of programs and products for information security and cybersecurity practitioners. This includes providing guidance and insight into the needs of cyber practitioners and review of tools and practice aids being developed. Members are drawn from among practitioners with recognized expertise in cybersecurity. View Member List

 


 

Privacy Working Group

This working group supports the development of programs and products for the privacy market. This includes providing guidance and insight as well as review of guidance being developed related to the development and implementation of enterprise privacy programs. Members are drawn from among practitioners with recognized expertise in privacy.

 


 

Africa CACS Advisory Group

The Africa CACS advisory group will participate in collaborating with ISACA HQ staff to advise, support and enable the understanding of the organizational investment ISACA would make in the launch of an Africa CACS event. View Member List

 


 

CSX Tools Development Working Group

The CSX Tools Development working group will assist ISACA in creating and refining interactive tools within the CSX program that practitioners can use to find information targeted to their specific cybersecurity needs. The working group will review and provide feedback on wireframes of several tools and may perform alpha and beta testing of tools in development.View Member List


 

Application Containerization Subject Matter Experts

The working group of application containerization subject matter experts will contribute to the development of practical guidance about securing and assessing application containers. The group will review ISACA’s guidance on application containers, recommend controls that can be used to secure them, and recommend methods for assessing countermeasures and proper use of containers.

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