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About ISACA

ISACA® is the voice of the information systems audit, IT governance, risk management and cybersecurity professions. For nearly 50 years, ISACA has helped enterprises develop strong IT workforces by inspiring and equipping individuals to be more capable, valuable and successful in the fast-changing world of information technology and business.

By offering industry-leading knowledge, standards, credentialing and education, ISACA enables professionals to apply technology in ways that instill confidence, address threats, drive innovation and create positive momentum for their organizations.

ISACA is the creator of the COBIT framework, which helps organizations effectively govern and manage their information and technology. Through its Cybersecurity Nexus (CSX), ISACA helps organizations develop skilled cyber workforces and enables individuals to grow and advance their cyber careers.

ISACA Membership and Chapters

Established in 1969, ISACA is a global nonprofit association of 140,000 professionals in 187 countries. Its members include internal and external auditors, CEOs, CFOs, CIOs, educators, information security and control professionals, business managers, students, and IT consultants. ISACA has more than 210 chapters in more than 80 countries.

ISACA Activities

  • Developed and administers four industry-leading certifications:
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor® (CISA®), a globally respected designation for experienced IS audit, control and security professionals. More than 125,000 have earned the CISA designation since its inception in 1978.

    Certified Information Security Manager®(CISM®), a groundbreaking designation for leaders who manage an organization’s information security. More than 32,000 have earned the CISM designation since it was established in 2002.

    Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT®(CGEIT®), for professionals who manage, provide advisory and/or assurance services, and/or who otherwise support the governance of an enterprise’s IT. Nearly 7,000 professionals have earned the CGEIT designation since it was established in 2007.

    Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control™ (CRISC™), for IT professionals who have experience with risk identification, assessment and evaluation; risk response; risk monitoring; IS control design and implementation; and IS control monitoring and maintenance. More than 20,000 professionals have been certified since inception in 2010.

  • Established Cybersecurity Nexus (CSX) (https://cybersecurity.isaca.org), which includes:
  • Developed and continually updates COBIT® 5, a business framework to better manage and govern an organization’s information and technology:
    www.isaca.org/cobit

ISACA International Headquarters

3701 Algonquin Road, Suite 1010, Rolling Meadows, Illinois, 60008 USA
Phone: +1.847.253.1545 Fax: +1.847.253.1443 Web site: www.isaca.org

ISACA Leadership

2016-2017 International President - Christos K. Dimitriadis, Ph.D., CISA, CISM, CRISC
Immediate Past President - Robert E Stroud, CGEIT, CRISC
Chief Executive Officer - Matt Loeb, CGEIT, FASAE, CAE