Satish Malla - Certification Committee Chair
Committee Members

Lance Flocco

Mohammad Sohail


The Certification Committee promotes CISA, CISM, CGEIT, and CRISC certifications locally. The Committee also organizes the Chapter's ISACA certification exam review courses.

For more information about certification exam review classes, please email certification@isacany.org.

Call to Action

Several opportunities are available for assisting the Certification Committee:

  • Help coordinate CISA, CISM, CGEIT, and CRISC review programs, facilities and/or instructors.
  • Promote ISACA certifications and encourage auditors and security professionals to register for exams and review classes.
If you are interested, please contact volunteer@isacany.org.

Certification Classes 

Starting May 2017, ISACA's CISM, CISA, CRISC and CGEIT exams became available for the first time at computer-based testing (CBT) centers around the world.  Click here for information on 2017 CBT center locations. You can find more information about exam changes in the 2018 ISACA Exam Candidate Information Guide.  


The New York Metropolitan Chapter continue to offer review classes for the CISA, CISM, CRISC, and CGEIT certification exams. All exam review classes hosted by New York Metropolitan Chapter will be taught by Jay Ranade, who has been teaching ISACA certification exam review classes for our chapter since 2006. Please mark your calendar for the upcoming exam review class in the spring. The registration for those classes are open.


CISA Exam Review Class (onsite & live broadcast webinar) - (3 days) Sunday, March 4, March 11, and March 25, 2018 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM (EST).


CISA Exam Review Class & IT Boot Camp (package) – (4 days) Sunday, March 4, March 11, March 18 and March 25, 2018 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM (EST).


CRISC Exam Review Class (onsite & live broadcast webinar) – (3 days) Wednesday, March 14, March Thursday, March 15, and Friday, March 16, 2018 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM (EST).


CISM Exam Review Webinar - (4 days) Monday, March 5, March 12, March 19, and March 26, 2018 9:00 AM - 1:30 PM (EST)

CGEIT Exam Review Webinar (4 days) Tuesday, March 6, March 13, March 20, and March 27, 2018 9:00 AM - 1:30 PM (EST).


IT Boot Camp Webinar for CISA/CISM/CRISC (those whose IT background is weak) – (1 day) Sunday, March 18, 2018 from 9:00 AM-5:30 PM (EST).


Cryptography Webinar (bonus) – (3 hours) Wednesday, March 28, 2018 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (EST).

A FREE webinar will be offered to all CISA, CISM, CRISC, CGEIT, and IT Boot Camp attendees. The registration link will be sent directly to all registered attendees one week before the class


If your company would like to host a training location for CISA or CRISC onsite review classes in NYC, please contact our chapter at certification@isacany.org

If you would like to volunteer to support the certification review classes, please contact volunteer@isacany.org

For CPE related questions, please review CPE reporting FAQs

For questions related to ISACA certification exams, please contact ISACA staff directly at certification@isaca.org.



Enhance your career by earning a new ISACA certification this year!

We look forward to meeting you at our upcoming membership events.





Advance Information Security Training Classes

(Hone Your Knowledge with In-Person and Live Webinar Learning)


ISACA New York Metropolitan Chapter is sponsoring a 5-days intense review “Advance Information Security” classroom-based and live webinar training by very well-known instructor Jay Ranade, CIA, CISA, CISM, CISSP, ISSAP, CRISC, HCISPP, CBCP. 


Course Overview: The 5-day review course, to be held on Saturdays, based on 8 domains of the CISSP common body of knowledge as determined by (ISC)², industry concepts and best practices, and cover:

      1.      Security and Risk Management

      2.      Asset Security

      3.      Security Engineering

      4.      Communications and Network Security

      5.      Identity and Access Management (Controlling Access and Managing Identity)

      6.      Security Assessment and Testing

      7.      Security Operations

      8.      Software Development Security


Course Material: Content-rich manual/course handouts consisting of about 1,050 foils and 1600 Ranade’s axioms.


Extra Bonus: A free 3 Hour Cryptography webinar


Schedule: Our classroom sessions run for five days, eight hours a day over 5 Saturdays

January 13, 20, 27, February 3, 10, 2017 from 9 AM – 5 PM (Eastern Standard Time)


Location: TBD in Manhattan (Note: ISACA NY chapter has the right to convert any class to online due to inclement weather or other unavoidable circumstances. All attendees will be automatically registered and sent a WebEx link in that case).


Who Should Attend: IT security professionals, IT Auditors, IT security managers, IT risk managers.


Class Capacity: 20 people onsite

CPE Credits: 35 CPEs (if all sessions are attended)

Fees: Members: $ 1,250; Non-members: $ 1,500


Registration for this class will be closed on January 5, 2018.

Refund Policy: 100% Refund before December 24, 2017


Students must register for the CISSP exam and ensure that they meet the necessary requirements for certification.