Sabine Charles - Education Committee Chair
Committee Members

Michael Johnson

Sam Malla

Vasanthi Ramkumar

Ravi Tanikella

Steven Valance


The Education Committee develops a comprehensive annual training program covering information systems audit/assurance, risk management, controls, and governance. Check here periodically for updates as we continue to plan and finalize upcoming training classes.

If you require training in specific skills or knowledge areas, email

Call to Action

Several opportunities are available for assisting the Education Committee:

  • Developing education curriculum
  • Instructing classes
  • Hosting educational events

If you are interested, please contact  or click here for volunteering information.

Upcoming Education Classes

EU General Data Protection Regulation;

September 19, 2017
The Loft at Prince, 177 Prince Street, New York, NY 10012
ISACA NY is hosting EU General Data Protection Regulation. This is a half a day face to face training.   During the EU General Data Protection Regulation course, participants will learn:

  • Introduction to Key GDPR
  • Focus on Article 29
  • Changes from old regime
  • Working party guidelines
  • How to build a compliance program
  • Review of UK Stance
  • Irish & French regulators guidelines
  • Checklists
  • Case studies
  • Access to eLearning

 Level: Intermediate, 4 CPE 

Click here for registration and information.


The Power of Emotional Intelligence: Why It Is Your Unique Advantage!

November 02, 2017
Location TBD
ISACA NY is hosting The Power of Emotional Intelligence: Why It Is Your Unique Advantage! Emotional intelligence has become one of the hottest buzzwords in corporate America! Yet few information security, assurance, risk management and governance professionals know exactly how they can use emotional intelligence in interviews, investigations and all of their professional (as well as personal) responsibilities to achieve greater success! Research has proven that emotional intelligence is often times more important than the technical skills required to get the job done! Few professionals know the 5 levels of EI and even what their own personal EI level is. Come hear speaker extraordinaire, Julie Kowalski share exactly what EI is, how it is assessed/measured, take an EI assessment to learn your personal current level of EI and the specific steps you can take to dramatically improve your personal Emotional Intelligence score as well as hands on skill building exercises to apply the knowledge you learn immediately in to your job as an auditor/financial professional! 

Level: Intermediate, 8 CPE

Click here for registration and information.


Auditing Unix/Linux

November 15 - 16, 2017
The Lofts at Prince, 177 Prince Street, New York, NY
During this two day course, students will learn about the security issues that should be considered when conducting a UNIX/Linux audit. Students will understand how to identify and mitigate risks that affect UNIX/Linux operating systems. Hands-on exercises will be conducted to ensure that students have the opportunity to apply the concepts presented, as well as obtain hands-on experience with a UNIX/Linux systems. Multiple tools and techniques for conducting UNIX/Linux audits will be presented. 

Intended audience: Internal Auditors, IT Specialist Auditors, IT Auditors, IT Audit Managers, Information System Auditors, Information Technology Auditors, Information Security Officers 

Level: Intermediate, 14 CPE

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Essentials in Cyber Security Program Development

December 14, 2017
757 3rd Avenue #1202, New York, NY 10017
This day-long seminar will walk through the essential steps in establishing a pragmatic cybersecurity program for a business, starting with ways to identify goals, communicate with the executive teams, align and partner with IT, asset valuation, threat and vulnerability assessments, environmental considerations (cloud, IoT, distributed workforce), control selection, incident response, people and cybersecurity, and program management. 

Level: Intermediate, 8 CPE

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