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Welcome to the ISACA Cochin Chapter

Cochin chapter of ISACA was started in the year 1999. Since then the chapter is functioning as a nodal point of ISACA activities in the state of Kerala. Our sincere efforts resulted in producing more than 1000 top notch Information Technology leaders and they are our brand ambassadors all around the globe. Our chapter has always been in the forefront of providing an opportunity for knowledge gaining and professional networking events for our members and other IT professionals in the state of Kerala. Some of the major activities conducted by Cochin Chapter are listed below:

Monthly Meetings:

ISACA Cochin joins every month for a knowledge sharing session. Talks on topics relevant to IT Governance, IS Audit, IS Security and related topics are arranged on these days.

Some of the topics presented during these meetings are:
  • Aligning information technology with business strategy
  • Information Security
  • Business continuity planning
  • Enterprise Resource Planning Systems etc.

We are planning innovative knowledge sharing sessions during these meetings in the coming months. Watch upcoming events page for further details.

CISA Classes:

Every year, ISACA Cochin Chapter conducts CISA coaching classes according to the plan given by ISACA. Classes are handled by experts from IS Audit, IT Management and System Administration fields who are CISA certified professionals. This year, classes are held every Sunday at NIPM Hall, Mather Squre, Opp. North Rly. Station, Ernakulam.

Benefits of attending the classes are:
  • Get a practical orientation on how to approach the CISA examination
  • Share knowledge with those who are already certified
  • Obtain technical inputs on the technology subjects
  • Network with others who are pursuing CISA.
  • Valuable knowledge on how to locate the knowledge resources.

IT Benchmarking initiatives:

ISACA Cochin is initiating an IT benchmarking initiative to evaluate the organizations in Kerala on their practices on managing information technology. This initiative is aimed at identifying the best practices and procedures adopted by enterprises in the state in the field of IT governance. The benchmarking exercise is planned in five stages. Expression of interest, Audit, Evaluation of the companies based on the audit report, declaration of award. Feed back will given to the organizations about their performance.

Benefits of participating in this initiatives:
  • Opportunity to get your systems reviewed by expert certified professionals.
  • Get to know about the best practices in the business
  • Evaluate your organization against others in the field
  • Opportunity for continuous improvement