ISACA Research Initiatives Presented by Shannon Donahue, PhD, CISM firstname.lastname@example.org Practical & Pragmatic Guidance 2 GPC The Guidance & Practices Committee (GPC) is responsible for developing practical and pragmatic guidance for ISACA’s constituents related to ISACA’s frameworks, emerging technologies and other issues that are relevant to members. 3 GPC Deliverables • Creating a Culture of Security – Builds upon ISACA’s Business Model for Information Security (BMIS) to examine how culture impacts information security – Provides practical advice on how to influence an enterprise culture 4 GPC Deliverables • IT Control Objectives for Cloud Computing – Explores security, risk and assurance issues in Cloud – Provides mapping to Cloud Computing to COBIT 4.1 5 GPC Whitepapers • Cloud Computing: Business Benefits with Security, Assurance and Governance Perspectives – Available at www.isaca.org – Also available is a webcast focusing on the whitepaper 6 White Papers Issued in 2011-2012 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Electronic Discovery Sustainability Leveraging XBRL for Value Data Analytics – A Practical Approach Geolocation: Risk, Issues and Strategies Mobile Payments: Risk, Security & Assurance Issues Guiding Principles for Cloud Computing Adoption and Use 8. Incident Management and Response 9. Virtualized Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) 10. Calculating Cloud ROI Currently there are 19 white papers available at www.isaca.org/research 7 Guidance and Practices Cloud Projects IT Control Objectives for Cloud Computing – Issued July 2011 Guiding Principles for Cloud Computing – Issued March 2012 Governance of IT for Cloud Computing – in development Cloud Vision Series Security in the Cloud – September 11, 2012 ROI in the Cloud –July 2012 Vendor Management in the Cloud Q2 2013 8 Audit Programs The GPC is responsible for creating audit programs. There are over 30 audit programs which are free for members. Some topics include: –IPv6 Security Audit / Assurance Audit Program –VOIP Audit / Assurance Program –Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Audit / Assurance Program –Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Audit / Assurance Program –VMware Server Virtualization Audit / Assurance Program –Social Media Audit / Assurance Program 9 Security, Audit & Control Features Series Security, Audit and Control Features PeopleSoft, 3rd Edition focuses on the attributes and incremental functionality in the most recent version of PeopleSoft Audit / assurance program and internal control questionnaire available as a download to members www.isaca.org/research Others in series include: Oracle Database 3rd Edition SAP ERP 3rd Edition Oracle E-Business Suite 3rd Edition 10 Guidance and Practices Future Projects 11 Questions For You • What topics would be on your list? • Can you/your staff/your chapter provide resources (SMEs) to help? • Do you know about the Chapter Research Directors? What other questions do you have? 12 2012 Europe/Africa Leadership Conference, Munich, Germany, 8-9 September Successful Delivery of the Basic Membership Benefits Sue Milton, President, London Chapter 2012/13 Benefits Strategy • Objective: to engage with the wider ISACA London Chapter membership through benefit provision, thereby encouraging greater membership retention. 4th September 2012 (8th): • Membership total: 2641 (2661) • CISA: 1391 (1401) Demographics • CISM: 484 (488) • CGEIT: 80 (81) • CRISC: 320 (323) • Events attract 100 – 120. • Exam revision: 6 -12 people at each session. Proposal for 2012/13 Events • Stream 1: Monthly Thursday events. Longer sessions for 1.5 CPEs so minimum requirement of 20 CPEs more easily achievable. • Stream 2: introduce a series of events at Canary Wharf, London’s 2nd financial centre now employing more staff than the City. Introduction to the GRA – SC Government Regulatory Advocacy Sub-Committee What is ISACA? Vision and Mission ISACA’s vision (to aspire to as an organization) “Trust in, and value from, information and information systems” ISACA’s mission (to guide decision making and investments) “For professionals and organizations be the 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” What does ISACA do? Respected Professional Credentials 70,000+ CISAs certified since inception in 1978 4,000+ CGEITs certified since inception in 2007 12,000+ CISMs certified since inception in 2003 10,000+ CRISCs certified since inception in 2010 ISACA Member Benefits Professional Development Increasing your value advancing your career • E-Library • E-Symposia and Virtual Trade Shows (VTS) (free CPE quizzes) and Webcasts • Career Centre • CISA, CISM, CGEIT, CRISC discounts • Mentoring (free CPE) • Reduced certification maintenance fees • Conference/training discounts • Bookstore discounts Research and Knowledge Opening the door to thought leadership, research and knowledge Journal (free CPE) Research publications (many free to members!) COBIT 4.1 Val IT Risk IT ITAF BMIS COBIT mappings COBIT Security Baseline 2nd Ed. Interactive Web site Audit programs and ICQs Community & Leadership Connecting you with a global community of nearly 100,000 • Networking • Leadership opportunities at local and global level • Enhanced online communities via new ISACA web site Local Chapters Providing a local network of professionals • Low-cost education • In person training • Exam preparation • Business and social events • Engage with people who understand your professional needs • Key Responsibilities Increase ISACA’s visibility by promoting ISACA member’s credibility and capability, value of ISACA’s certifications, and robustness of COBIT and all knowledge products, including professional development On behalf of ISACA, monitor, coordinate and potentially respond to regulatory and/or legislative issues that may impact ISACA members and certification holders professionally. What does the GRA do? 2012 Focus National Audit Bodies Reserve banks and financial services regulators Agencies focused on Cyber Security, Privacy and Forensics National Workforce and IT Skill Development Communicate Subcommittee activities and opportunities for regulatory and legislative advocacy to ISACA Chapter leaders and members IT Audit Regulation in Turkey Kaya Kazmirci, CISA, CISM Chapter President Assoc. Prof. Dr. İzzet Gökhan Özbilgin, CRISC Government Relations Director Leadership Conference Munich, 8.9.2012 IT Audit Regulation • Banking Regulatory and Supervision Agency • Capital Markets Board of Turkey • Turkish Court of Accounts • Information Technology and Communication Agency • Republic of Turkey Prime Ministry Undersecretariat of Treasury Banking Regulatory and Supervision Agency • www.bddk.org.tr • Regulation on IS Audit to be made in banks by independent audit institutions (published in the Offical Gazette dated December 5, 2006) – Comminique on the report format of IS Audit • Mandates statutory CobiT compliance for banks (1st in Europe, maybe in the world) Banking Regulatory and Supervision Agency • Article 19 says ¨each control object realized in the scope of articles written in regulation is evaluated in compliance with the methods in the framework of CobiT ¨ Capital Markets Board of Turkey • www.spk.gov.tr • Regulations based on CobiT, ISO 27001. • IT Audit is implemented periodically in organizations regulated by CMB (i.e. İstanbul Stock Exchange, Central Registry Agancy) • Regulation on IS Audit for the brokerage houses implementing foreign exchange Other institutions • Turkish Court of Accounts – www.sayistay.gov.tr • Information Technology and Communication Agency – www.btk.gov.tr • Republic of Turkey Prime Ministry Undersecretariat of Treasury – www.treasury.gov.tr Communities Committee and Knowledge Center Overview 2012 Europe/Africa Leadership Conference Miroslaw Kalinski, CC member, ISACA Warsaw chapter Communities Committee Charge: Identify and support activities to encourage the development of ISACA communities. • Analyze community characteristics of all visitors to the web site to identify community interests or opportunities to develop communities based on characteristics such as language, geography, etc. • Assist boards, committees and task forces to identify communities that may support project or program initiatives. • Identify online communities outside website and determine response. • Develop criteria to evaluate Communities Committee program activities and report progress to the Relations Board. • Develop programs to create and support communities. The Knowledge Center The Objective is Participation…. How do you secure the cloud? I need an audit program …the Goal is Community Total and Unique Members As of 1 September 2012 25000 20000 18208 13990 14624 14941 15882 18941 20089 20908 21383 22202 22993 23448 16875 15000 10000 Unique 7041 5000 0 0 0 0 7832 8108 8149 8557 7891 9131 9842 10106 Total 0 © 2012 ISACA. All rights reserved - Confidential 31 The Knowledge Center houses all of ISACA’s research deliverables as well as topic-based communities. Resources and Collaboration Knowledge Center Topics 2000 Top 10 Communities As of 1 September 2012 1800 1600 1400 1200 1000 1746 800 1479 1401 600 1024 400 780 750 743 720 720 638 200 0 © 2012 ISACA. All rights reserved - Confidential 34 THANK YOU!!!!!