ISACA ,the glorious global root of the sub domains ‘ISACA Sri Lankan chapter’ and ‘UCSC ISACA Students’ Group’, is celebrating its 50th anniversary today as an independent, nonprofit, global association which has widely spread all over the world.
ISACA stands for the Information Systems Audit and Control Association . It was incorporated in 1969 by a small group of individuals who recognized a need for a centralized source of information and guidance in the growing field of auditing controls for computer systems. Today, ISACA serves 140,000 professionals in 180 countries with the aim of to sponsor local educational seminars and workshops, conduct regular chapter meetings, and to help further promoting and elevating the visibility of the IS audit, control and security profession throughout the area.
Figure 1 : ISACA Sri Lankan chapter
ISACA plays a major role in the IT world today. It provides practical guidance, benchmarks and other effective tools for all enterprises that use information systems. Through its comprehensive guidance and services, ISACA defines the roles of information systems governance, security, audit and assurance professionals worldwide. The COBIT framework and the CISA, CISM, CGEIT and CRISC certifications are ISACA brands respected and used by these professionals for the benefit of their enterprises.
Not only that ISACA also possess a huge student network representing countries from all over the globe. And as the only student body representing ISACA in Sri Lanka it has been a great pleasure to work with them from the very beginning of our journey. The help they gave us was tremendous.
Figure 2 : UCSC ISACA Student Group
Today, at the celebration of the 50th successful year, we convey our gratitude to ISACA for its great contributions to the world .As the UCSC ISACA Students’ Group we are delighted to be a part of proud ISACA network and we wish all the best for its successful journey ahead!
Image source :
- Figure 1 : https://www.facebook.com/groups/ISACA.Sri.Lanka.Chapter/?epa=SEARCH_BOX
- Figure 2 : https://www.facebook.com/isacastudentgroup.ucsc/
written by Rusiri Illesinghe