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July Monthly Seminar and Networking Dinner 20176/28/2017 6:15 PM

This month's topic is on Information System Auditor assessing the security of Internet based payments – A Cyber Security Perspective by Mr Indika Rajakruna. At the seminar, you not only get to learn about various topics related to our profession, the dinner and networking session provides a conducive environment for networking with like-minded fellow members.

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About the Speaker:
Indika Rajakaruna is governance, risk & compliance professional, passionate in IS auditing and currently leading the IS Audit team as the Manager Internal Audit of National Development Bank PLC Sri Lanka.

He is a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) who also carries post graduate level education in professional banking from Institute of Bankers of Sri Lanka where he has been the batch “GOLD MEDALIST” and winner of number of prizes when exceled in banking exams.

Indika is a regular invited speaker and panelist in various training sessions of ISACA - CISA Review classes. He has served as the Membership Director, Secretary of ISACA Sri Lanka Chapter and currently serves in the board as CISA Coordinator. His involvements with IIA Sri Lanka as a member of the board also paved the way to a very good relationship between two entities and growth of knowledge.

Topic Synopsis:
We as IS Auditors need to be with the business strategy in cyber space providing the assurance framework where cyber security contributes as a significant component. The modern business sphere in social websites, enterprise mobility, big data with analytics focus, outsourcing, internet of things are the concerned areas which IS Audit can evaluate & review.

Presentation attempts to discuss key elements in addressing the conceptual framework for IS Auditors (in generic from) how to assess the security of Internet based payments. Also presentation will stresses in three dimensions;

General Control with security environment Specific control and security measures Educating the entities and specified personnel which includes IS Auditors themselves - the importance of having a constantly vigilant approach towards the new technologies being developed.


June 2017 Monthly Seminar and Networking Dinner5/19/2017 12:26 PM

You are cordially invited to attend June's Networking Dinner and Seminar. This month's topic is on The Impact of Agile Transformation on existing IT Governance by Ms Kathryn Morrison. At the seminar, you not only get to learn about various topics related to our profession, the dinner and networking session provides a conducive environment for networking with like-minded fellow members.

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To Register, http://www.cvent.com/d/25q9fx

About the Speaker:
Ms. Kathryn Morrison is Assistant Vice President of PCCW Solutions. Under Ms. Morrison’s leadership, Delivery Operations team focuses on establishing robust supply chain processes, and enabling data driven governance and reporting in delivery. Kathryn has over 20 years of experience in leading and delivering large, complex projects as well as portfolio and project management governance methodologies across multiple industries.

She is a passionate advocate of Agile Methods and ethos and how to reconcile these with existing enterprise Governance and ways of working.

Prior to this role, Kathryn was Executive Manger IT (PMO) for the Hong Kong Jockey Club, where she established and managed the overall IT Divisional PMO, including portfolio; planning and management, quality and risk management; release management and competency evaluation & processes to support the full HKJC IT programme of work.

Kathryn has deep experience in programme delivery and governance, particularly in the Telecommunications and Banking industries. She has a Master’s degree in Project Management from RMIT University in Melbourne Australia.

Topic Synopsis:
If we consider it is imperative to pay attention to this so-called “agile” model for business transformation inspired by companies such as Uber, Google, and Netflix; Then the next most important thing is to analyze the impact of such consideration on company IT Governance. This talk will discuss how some companies have brave this transformation and what are the key areas one should look at to ensure the change is meeting the new digital expectations from internal and more importantly external customers; partners requirement.