Current Issue: Volume 12  14 June 2017

@ISACA is a biweekly publication available from this page and delivered via email to ISACA members and subscribers. This electronic newsletter feature timely industry and ISACA news, as well as featured and updates relevant our readers.

Tips From Industry Experts

By Leighton Johnson, CISA, CISM, CIFI, CISSP

In my security and auditing practice, I often refer to top threats in today’s digital world with an acronym: SCRAAMMM. The letters stand for areas of threats to corporations, agencies and individuals. These areas are the focal points of threats and issues prevalent throughout the cyber security world in today’s connected operating environments. Read More >>


Threats such as ransomware and malware are on the rise and it is critical to combat emerging threats with new security capabilities such as artificial intelligence and DevOps. To help enterprises leverage emerging technology to combat security risk, ISACA has partnered with TechTarget to offer the... Read More >>


A recent US executive order on cyber security mandates implementation of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Cybersecurity Framework (CSF) for US federal agencies. While the framework is not mandatory for all enterprises, the best practices outlined in the CSF provide an enterprise with methods to ensure the entire enterprise is considering cyber security. Read More >>


Although Blockchain is commonly associated with the Bitcoin cryptocurrency, this developing technology has the potential to revolutionize many forms of transaction and exchange across multiple industries from health care to real estate. To help you understand what blockchain is and how to leverage it, ISACA’s first tech brief is focused on blockchain. Read More >>


Cybercrimes are increasing in frequency and severity. And with the ever-increasing threat comes the need for security professionals trained to investigate cybercrime. ISACA has released a new video exploring the process of digital forensics for security practitioners and those interested in learning more about this essential security function. Read More >>

David Berkelmans, CISA, executive director of IT audit at Synergy Group Australia, Shares His Experience as a CISA

When David Berkelmans began working as an IT auditor in 2000, he knew it was the right career for him. In 2002, Berkelmans took the Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) exam, because the CISA certification is a valuable tool, especially for consultants. Read More >>