About Our Chapter 

 

                                     ISACA Harrisburg Chapter

 

MISSION: Chapter supports and contributes to the Association and foundation efforts. In serving its members, the Chapter sponsors local educational seminars and workshops, conduct regular chapter meetings, and help to further promote and elevate the visibility of the IS audit, control and security profession throughout the area.

VISION: "Our vision is to be the recognized leader in IT governance, control and assurance."

This vision statement announces that ISACA exists to assist IT governance, control and assurance stakeholders deal with IT management, IT risks and IT processes, and their interaction with corporate governance, corporate management, corporate risks and corporate processes. ISACA's research helps IS audit, control and security professionals focus not only on IT, IT risks and security issues, but also on the relationship between IT and the business, business processes and business risks.

HISTORY: ISACA (previously the Information Systems Audit and Control Association) is a worldwide association of IS governance professionals. The association currently focuses on assurance, security, and governance and provides globally recognized certification in assurance (Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)), security (Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)), governance (Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT (CGEIT)) and risk (Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC))

MEMBERSHIP: The association is one of individual members, often the sole practitioner of information systems auditing, security, and/or governance in his or her company. The membership of the ISACA reflects a multiplicity of backgrounds and skills that make the information systems governance field challenging and dynamic.

We have over 250 members including the following certification holders:

  • CISA - 127
  • CISM - 46
  • CRISC - 34
  • CGEIT - 12

CHAPTER AWARDS: Our Chapter strives to excel and exceed expectations and is evident by the following awards from ISACA International:

  • ISACA Chapter Website Award Winner
    • Gold Level - 2003, 2004 and 2011
    • Silver Level - 2002
    • Bronze Level - 2001 and 2009
  • Medium Chapter Newsletter Award
    • 1st Place - 1998 to 2000
    • 3rd Place 1994 to 1995 

BOARD: This Chapter is run by volunteers who are ISACA members nominated through the ISACA Annual General Meeting (AGM).

ISACA members' participations in running the chapter are highly encouraged. Please contact any Chapter Board members directly with interest and/or email us at Information@ISACA-Harrisburg.org.