Connecting Business and IT Goals Through COBIT 5

Connecting Business and IT Goals Through COBIT 5

Business leaders must take accountability for governing and managing IT-related assets within their units and functions just as they would other assets, such as those involving physical plant or human resources. This is critical as achieving enterprise goals becomes increasingly interconnected with successfully managing and governing its technology. COBIT 5 provides the framework needed to [...]

Three Questions with Daymond John

Three Questions with Daymond John

Editor’s note: Daymond John, the FUBU clothing founder, Shark Tank reality TV judge and a self-made multimillionaire, will deliver the closing keynote address at ISACA’s North America CACS 2017 conference, which will take place 1-3 May in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. John visited with ISACA Now about what innovation means to him, his approach to [...]

Security and Compliance – A Relentless Battle

Security and Compliance – A Relentless Battle

The overall objective for security controls is to support the organization’s services and infrastructure by identifying risks, improving the security level, and enabling rapid detection and response to security attacks. It is also true that, in practice, no organization can place all the security controls against every cyberattack by itself. Consequently, it is now a [...]

Preparing for the Quantum Future: Setting Global Security Standards to Make Us Quantum-Safe

Preparing for the Quantum Future: Setting Global Security Standards to Make Us Quantum-Safe

Recently there has been an increase in the perceived threat of the quantum computer to modern cryptographic standards in widespread use. During the last year, security agencies such as the United States Government National Security Agency (NSA) and the United Kingdom’s Communications Electronics Security Group (CESG) have called for a move to a set of [...]

Demand for CISA Continues to Grow

Demand for CISA Continues to Grow

Many of us ask ourselves: “How can I differentiate myself from others in the workplace? I have plenty of drive and ambition to improve my professional skills – what can I do to demonstrate this to employers?” Increasingly, for many, the answer is professional certifications. The Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam and associated credential were [...]