All ISACA articles

  • AuditTech

    ISACA issues audit resources on SOX, VPNs, agile auditing


    The ISACA, an international professional association focused on IT governance, released three new resources designed to assist audit professionals in enhancing their skills to meet the needs of the evolving audit landscape.

  • Blockchain

    Risk matrix breaks down problem areas of blockchain technology


    The use of blockchain technology brings with it a number of risks that prudent auditing and accounting professionals must smartly manage. It’s all described in a new risk matrix released jointly by the ISACA, AICPA, and CIMA.

  • Blog

    ISACA issues COBIT 2019 to help reboot IT governance


    ISACA has updated its COBIT framework and issued some accompanying guidance to help companies refresh their information and technology governance.

  • Blog

    LockPath partners with ISACA


    LockPath, a GRC solutions provider, has partnered with global IT association ISACA, the creator of the Control Objectives for Information and Related Technologies (COBIT) framework. Through the partnership, LockPath will have the ability to distribute the COBIT 4.1 and COBIT 5 frameworks through its Keylight GRC Platform.

  • Blog

    ISACA provides guide to planning an information system audit


    Internal auditors looking to get more involved in information systems audits can turn to a new white paper titled Information Systems Auditing Tools and Techniques: Creating Audit Programs, from ISACA, a global global association of professionals focused on IS audit and control. The paper outlines five steps auditors should take ...

  • Article

    Liability Protections Included in New Cyber-Security Law


    You may have not even noticed it, but discreetly tucked into the massive omnibus spending bill signed into law last month is a provision that effectively makes it safer for companies to share cyber-threat information with one another—but critics argue the bill doesn’t go far enough to ease privacy concerns.

  • Blog

    IIA Reports Calls Internal Auditors to Better Leverage Technology


    Image: A recent report from the Institute of Internal Auditors found that nearly 40 percent of audit departments worldwide are getting their arms around technology at what they consider to be appropriate levels. However, the study also found only one in 10 internal auditors entering the profession has education in ...

  • Blog

    Study Exposes Holes in Governance Performance


    Image: Most companies are weak in their implementation of corporate governance processes, suggesting directors at the board level are not adequately involved, according to a global study out of Belgium. “The findings are a call to action for board members to take responsibility for ensuring that their organization’s information and ...

  • Blog

    IT Experts Offer Updated Guidance on IT Controls


    Image: Companies struggling with information technology controls may gain tips from ISACA’s new guidance on scoping and assessment ideas for IT-related aspects of the COSO framework. “This latest guide will help professionals align with these changes in the industry,” said Ken Vander Wal, former ISACA president.