With more than 86,000 constituents in more than 160 countries, ISACA® (www.isaca.org) is a leading global provider of knowledge, certifications, community, advocacy and education on information systems assurance and security, enterprise governance of IT, and IT-related risk and compliance. Founded in 1969, ISACA sponsors international conferences, publishes the ISACA® Journal, and develops international information systems auditing and control standards. It also administers the globally respected Certified Information Systems Auditor™ (CISA®), Certified Information Security Manager® (CISM®) and Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT® (CGEIT®) designations.

ISACA developed and continually updates the COBIT®, Val IT™ and Risk IT frameworks, which help IT professionals and enterprise leaders fulfill their IT governance responsibilities and deliver value to the business.

Information Systems Audit and Control Association

ISACA's Vision: Our vision is to be the recognized global leader in IT governance, control and assurance.

ISACA's Mission: Our mission is to support enterprise objectives through the development, provision and promotion of research, standards, competencies and practices for the effective governance, control and assurance of information, systems and technology.

ISACA's vision and mission statements announce that the association exists to assist IT governance, control and assurance stakeholders deal with IT management, IT risk and IT process, and their interaction with corporate governance, corporate management, corporate risks and corporate processes. ISACA does that by providing value through various services, such as research, standards, information, education, certification, and professional advocacy. The Association helps IS audit, control and security professionals focus not only on IT, IT risks and security issues, but also on the relationship between IT and the business, business processes and business risks.

ISACA has more than 86,000 members in 170 chapters and over 160 countries around the world unite through:
  • one set of standards used as guidance for IS audit and control activities worldwide.
    a respected certification program that is recognized internationally in the IS audit, control and security fields.
  • a professional development program on critical managerial and technical topics
    award-winning technical publications providing the latest research, case studies and how-to information, and
  • a Code of Professional Ethics to guide members' professional activities and conduct.
    Through their commitment to these shared efforts, these members and other stakeholders transcend geographic, cultural and occupational boundaries.

Represented among them is a diverse group of enterprises, including financial and banking institutions, accounting and general auditing firms, governments and the public sector, utilities and manufacturing, and an equally diverse range of titles, experience levels and professional specialties.

The Association is governed by an elected and appointed body of volunteers from around the world, bringing their unique professional and geographic insight to organization decisions.


Website : http://www.isaca.org