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ISACA

(ISACA, Rolling Meadows, IL, www.isaca.org) A membership association dedicated to information systems auditing and security and certification (see CISA and CISM). ISACA was founded as the EDP Auditors Association in 1969; subsequently the Information Systems Audit and Control Association and finally just its acronym.
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According to the study by global IT association ISACA, 94 percent say APTs represent a credible threat to national security and economic stability, yet most enterprises are employing ineffective technologies to protect themselves.
Organizations need to ensure that they address effective IT audit management through a number of controls, including treating IT and cybersecurity risks as strategic-level risks, operating as a truly independent and impartial function, and allotting the necessary resources and expertise, whether internal or external, to help the organization identify and manage its IT risks effectively," said Christos Dimitriadis, international president of ISACA.
ISACA is an international association of professionals in information security, assurance, risk management and governance.
TCS and ISACA, a global association of 140,000 professionals in 180 countries, have signed a three-year licensing agreement for TCS' curriculum and PerformanScore tool.
The event is free for BCICAI and ISACA Bahrain Chapter members, while others have to pay BD15 each to attend.
The Information Systems Audit and Control Association's (ISACA) Cairo Chapter has been granted the licence to operate in Egypt after 16 years of preparations, said Walid Hammad, ISACA Cairo Chapter President.
A global survey of about 3,400 members of IT association ISACA shows that 83% believe that cyber attacks is the top 3 threats facing organizations today and an alarming 86% believe there is a shortage of skilled cybersecurity professionals.
In developing the framework, NIST conducted a series of workshops in which ISACA was an active participant along with Critical Infrastructure Partnership Advisory Council; Sector Coordinating Councils; critical infrastructure owners and operators; independent regulatory agencies; state, local, territorial and tribal governments; sector- specific federal agencies; the US Department of Homeland Security; universities; and outside experts.
Conducted by ISACA, a global association of 110,000 IT security, assurance, governance and risk professionals, the IT Risk/Reward Barometer examines the risks and rewards of key trends, including the Internet of Things, Big Data and BYOD.
ISACA, a global association of more than 100,000 IT security, assurance and governance professionals, has won the Best Professional Certification Program Award for its Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) credential.
ISACA also conducted a separate survey of more than 4,500 of its members from 83 countries, including 980 in Europe.
Published by ISACA, the membership organisation for ITsecurityand audit professionals, theCloud ROI guidegets right to the point to say it's calculated using return on investment cost to estimate financial outcome.