ISACA Issues New Audit and Assurance Program on CIS Controls
The newest audit/assurance program from global technology association ISACA is based on the CIS’® (Center for Internet Security’s®) CIS Controls, a prioritized set of actions to protect organizations and data from known cyber-attack vectors.
ISACA Shares Good IoT Governance for Safe and Efficient Deployment
As enterprises look to adopt the most efficient and transformative technologies, ISACA’s recent Digital Transformation Barometer research found that 57 percent of respondents believe that the Internet of Things (IoT) is a resonant emerging technology, second to AI/machine learning.
ISACA to Host Online Career Fair for IT Audit Risk Governance and Security Professionals
With employers urgently seeking professionals to fill workforce roles in IT audit, assurance, governance, risk management and cybersecurity, ISACA will host its third Online Career Fair this month.
ISACA Instructs Basic Cryptographic Adoption in Four Phases
Auditors are faced with rigorous tasks that require mathematical, science and technical skills that should familiarize them with the cryptographic concepts associated with auditing.
Survey - Strong Tech Governance Drives Improved Business Outcomes
More than 90 percent of surveyed senior business leaders agree that strong technology governance contributes to improved business outcomes and increased agility, according to ISACA’s latest research, “Better Tech Governance Is Better for Business.”
Counter-Terrorism Expert Matt Olsen to Address Evolving Cybersecurity Threats
Matt Olsen, counter-terrorism expert and president of IronNet Cybersecurity, will deliver the opening keynote to ISACA’s CSX 2017 North America, a Cybersecurity Nexus (CSX) conference being held in Washington DC, 2-4 October.
ISACA and CSA to Further Develop Singapores Cyber Security Capabilities and Workforce Skills
ISACA and the Cyber Security Agency of Singapore (CSA) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to jointly enhance Singapore’s cyber security capabilities and workforce, using ISACA-developed training, assessment tools and certification.
IT Audit Executive Skills Technology Auditors Must Have as They Gain Business-Critical Roles
As the technology audit profession evolves and becomes more central to business progress, so do the skills needed to excel in the field, according to the ISACA IT Audit Leaders Forum during this year’s North America and Europe CACS conferences.
2017 CSX North America Conference Spans Cyber Security Technical and Professional Development
With final plans set for ISACA’s CSX 2017 North America, a Cybersecurity Nexus (CSX) conference in Washington DC, 2-4 October, early registration shows heavy interest in sessions related to blockchain and risk, in addition to a host of cyber-centric session titles.
ISACA Guidance How to Navigate Blockchain The Technology That Could Change Everything
New guidance from ISACA shows how blockchain—the foundational technology behind Bitcoin—has the power to become a major force for innovation and change across several industries.
ISACA Research - Nearly 1 in 3 Organizations Does Not Calculate Cloud Computing ROI
According to a new survey of CIOs by global technology association ISACA, 32 percent of organizations do not calculate the return on investment (ROI) of their use of cloud computing.
ISACA Produces New Audit and Assurance Programs for Data Privacy and Mobile Computing
Global business technology and information security association ISACA has released new audit and assurance programs within the data privacy, mobile computing, Secure Shell (SSH) Protocol, data management and software spaces.
ISACA Shares Eight Controls to Help Manage Shadow IT and Optimize Its Benefits
While shadow IT is often stigmatized as initiated by rogue employees, that is typically far from the case.
ISACA Partners with Wapack Labs Bringing Even More Offerings to Members
Joining the benefits available in the ISACA Member Advantage program at no additional cost is access to cyber security content from Wapack Labs, a cyber intelligence and threat analysis company that provides early warning and threat detection services worldwide.
ISACA Research - Only Half of Organizations Say Their Leaders Are Digitally Literate
Only half (53 percent) of surveyed business technology professionals believe their organization’s leadership is digitally literate, according to ISACA’s new Digital Transformation Barometer research.
COBIT 5 and DMM Practices Pathway Tool Provides Impactful Data Management and Governance Connections
The new COBIT 5 and Data Management Maturity (DMM)SM Practices Pathway Tool helps practitioners develop more comprehensive governance programs and improve alignment between the industry-leading frameworks.
ISACAs Asia Pacific CACS Conference in Dubai Features Passionpreneur and Blockchain Expert Keynotes
Bringing together IT audit, risk, cybersecurity and governance professionals from around the world, global IT association ISACA is hosting this year’s 2017 Asia Pacific Computer Audit, Control and Security (CACS) Conference in Dubai, 29-30 November 2017.
Global Business Technology Association ISACA Welcomes New Chapter in Trivandrum
Information technology professionals in Trivandrum, India, have formed a new chapter of ISACA, a global professional association serving the information and cyber security, audit and assurance, risk, and governance professions.
ISACA and Malaysia Digital Economic Corporation Partner To Enhance Business Technology Professions
ISACA and Malaysia Digital Economic Corporation (MDEC) today announced a collaboration and partnership focused on improving leadership competencies and workforce skills in technology governance, and information and cyber security.
CSX North America to Highlight Panel on Cybersecurity Leadership Viewpoints
In conjunction with Cyber Security Month this October, ISACA will host a Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) Panel and Forum at CSX 2017 North America, a Cybersecurity Nexus (CSX) conference being held in Washington DC, 2-4 October.
ISACA Report Confirms SSH Keys Need To Be Properly Managed To Ensure Compliance and Reduce Risk
The use of Secure Shell (SSH) is ubiquitous, a critical service on which the security profile of most organizations depends.
CMMI Institute and MDIC Aim to Improve Medical Devices Patient Safety
CMMI® Institute and Medical Device Innovation Consortium (MDIC) have opened a pilot program for medical device makers under an FDA project to drive better quality and competitiveness across the industry.
ISACA Introduces Accredited Training Program for CISA CISM CGEIT and CRISC Certification Preparation
In conjunction with APMG, ISACA has launched an Accredited Training Program to assert better governance over certification training experiences and outcomes.
ISACA - New NIST Password Guidance Provides Important Updates - It Will Take Time to Implement
New computing password guidance from National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will make for more secure and easier-to-remember passwords, but ISACA research shows it will take time to raise awareness and implement, particularly in mainframe environments.
GDPR Deadline Is 9 Months Away - Are You Ready
According to a new ISACA survey of senior executives and boards of directors, fewer than one-third are satisfied with their organization’s progress to prepare for GDPR.
SheLeadsTech to Debut At CSX North America
Aiming to increase the participation and impact of women in technology leadership and workforce roles, ISACA will launch its SheLeadsTech™ advocacy and program initiatives at CSX 2017 North America, a Cybersecurity Nexus (CSX) conference being held in Washington DC, 2-4 October.
New ISACA Guidance Helps Health Care Organizations Overcome Six Governance Challenges
Global technology association ISACA has issued complimentary guidance to help healthcare organizations more effectively handle governance of enterprise IT (GEIT).
Keynote Line-Up Set for 2017 Africa CACS
Writer and podcast host Ryan Hogarth will set the pace in an opening keynote “We Are Not Robots” at the 2017 Africa Computer Audit, Control and Security (CACS) Conference, to be held 11-12 September 2017, in Accra, Ghana.
ISACA Releases New CISM and CRISC Online Review Courses
The Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) and Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) exams, the two top-paying certifications in the 2017 Global Knowledge IT Skills and Salary Survey, can now be prepared for via on-demand, self-paced review courses developed by ISACA.
ISACA Prepares Cyber Security Professionals for Skills Now and the Future-2017 CSX Europe Conference
With the clear majority of businesses contending they will experience a cyberattack in the next year, according to ISACA’s State of Cyber Security 2017 reports, the need for security-skilled professionals globally continues to scale.
Anticipating and Mitigating Risk Keeping Data Secure and Organizations Protected
Eighty percent of organizations expect a data breach, ransomware or other cyberattack this year, according to the 2017 State of Cyber Security Report.
ISACA Installs 2017-2018 Board of Directors
ISACA, an association advancing global business leaders in technology and innovation, installed its 2017-2018 Board of Directors at its Annual General Meeting.
Hands Tied Half of Organizations Say Cyber Attacks Are on the Rise But Resource Constraints Persist
New and evolving threats combined with persistent resource challenges limit organizations’ abilities to defend against cyber intrusions, according to the second installment of ISACA’s 2017 State of Cyber Security Study.
ISACA Provides Guidance for Successfully Outsourcing IT Services
Organizations are increasingly seeking to outsource IT services as they pursue cost efficiencies and the ability to tap into specialized resources, but determining how to devise an outsourcing strategy can be complicated.
Info Security Chiefs Communications Is Key to Mitigate Risk
Recognizing that cyber security is not just an IT issue—but a critical business priority— requires enterprise-wide buy-in starting at the highest levels.
Cyber Security Conference in Cairo Set to Make World Premiere
Global IT and cyber security association ISACA will host the first-ever CSX Cairo conference in Cairo, Egypt, 25 July 2017.
ISACA Launches Real-time Real-world Cyber Security Training Platform and Assessment Tool
ISACA is changing how cyber security training is delivered with the latest additions to its Cybersecurity Nexus (CSX) portfolio of resources—the CSX Training Platform and Assessment Tool.
Understanding Hackers the Key to Avoid Becoming a Target
What motivates hackers, and what are they afraid of?
ISACAs EuroCACS Conference Looks to GDPR as Countdown Begins
As we approach the one-year GDPR countdown, ISACA’s European Computer Audit, Control and Security (EuroCACS) Conference, taking place on 29–31 May 2017 in Munich, Germany, is set to feature a number of sessions focused on preparing for the impact of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on IT governance, risk and compliance.
ISACA Welcomes New Chapter in Zimbabwe
As demand for governance, risk and compliance professionals in Zimbabwe continues to grow, information technology professionals in Harare, Zimbabwe, have formed a new chapter of ISACA.
ISACAs 2017 EuroCACS Conference Expands To Meet Cyber Security Training Demand
With demand for information and cyber security training for IT audit professionals growing, ISACA’s European Computer Audit, Control and Security (EuroCACS) Conference, taking place 29–31 May 2017 in Munich, Germany, is expanding by offering two new cyber security/security tracks.
Daymond John to Keynote ISACA Flagship Conference
Daymond John, star of the ABC TV series “Shark Tank” and CEO and founder of FUBU, will deliver the closing keynote address at the 2017 North America Computer Audit, Control and Security (CACS) Conference, 1-3 May, in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
ISACA Survey Identifies Five Biggest Barriers Faced by Women in Tech
Wage inequality compared to male colleagues, workplace gender bias and a shortage of female role models are among the main barriers faced by women working in the technology field, according to a new survey by global technology association ISACA.
Survey Tech Professionals Cite Privacy and Security as Biggest Concerns for Business Use of Drones
From package delivery to props in major sporting events, drones continue to play major roles in everyday life.
ISACAs CISA Certification Wins Best Professional Certification Program
ISACA’s most longstanding certification, the Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), was recognized as the Best Professional Certification Program in the SC Awards 2017 at the SC Awards Gala on Tuesday at the RSA Conference.
ISACA Expands Cyber Security Resources for Auditors
Given IT auditors’ increasing information and cyber security responsibilities, and the widening cyber security skills gap, global technology association ISACA is providing expanded resources to help auditors make a greater impact on their organizations’ cyber security programs.
Survey Cyber Security Skills Gap Leaves 1 in 4 Organizations Exposed for Six Months or Longer
Sophisticated cyber security defenses are increasingly in high demand as a cyber security attack is now viewed as an inevitability.
New Online Course Offers CISA Candidates Greater Flexibility
A new online course utilizing the latest instructional techniques will provide a more flexible and portable option through which learners can prepare for the Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) exam.
ISACA Provides Strategies to Combat Emerging Cybercrime Threats
Extortion, dark cloud use and appliance attacks are among the top areas of increased cybercrime activity reported in 2016 and are expected to continue in the coming years, according to a new report from global business technology and information security association ISACA.
Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Management Rank as Top Technology Challenges
Cybersecurity and privacy issues, along with infrastructure management and emerging technologies, rank as the top technology challenges organizations face today, according to a just-released survey report from global consulting firm Protiviti and ISACA, a global business technology professional association for IT audit/assurance, governance, risk and information security professionals.
ISACA Announces 2017 Global Events
ISACA, a global association serving IT assurance, governance and cybersecurity professionals, announced its 2017 event schedule, which includes expansion in all types of learning.
ISACA Provides Privacy Guidance as Key Technologies Become Common
Waves of new data, from new technologies and various regulations across the global economy, call for heightened enterprise vigilance to deal with privacy concerns, according to new guidance from global business technology and information security association ISACA.
COBIT 5 CMMI Practices Pathway Tool to Deliver Greater Value
A new tool connecting the COBIT 5 framework and CMMI® capability improvement models provides business IT practitioners guidance on how to deliver additional value to stakeholders by strengthening process designs.