ISACA Montreal, formerly the Association of IT auditors , is active in the Montreal area since 1979. We are a nonprofit organization that brings together people interested in the issues of audit, control and security of information systems in the Montreal area , more than 600 members.
We are affiliated with the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA), which has more than 115,000 constituents in 180 countries, ISACA® (www.isaca.org) helps business and IT leaders build trust in, and value from, information and information systems. Established in 1969, ISACA is the trusted source of knowledge, standards, networking, and career development for information systems audit, assurance, security, risk, privacy and governance professionals. ISACA offers the Cybersecurity Nexus™, a comprehensive set of resources for cybersecurity professionals, and COBIT®, a business framework that helps enterprises govern and manage their information and technology. ISACA also advances and validates business-critical skills and knowledge through the globally respected Certified Information Systems Auditor® (CISA®), Certified Information Security Manager® (CISM®), Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT® (CGEIT®) and Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control™ (CRISC™) credentials. The association has more than 200 chapters worldwide.
The primary purpose of ISACA Montreal Chapter is to promote the training of members in improving and developing their knowledge in the field of verification of information systems.
More specifically, the objectives of the Association are :
- Promote training and encourage the improvement and development of knowledge and skills of its members in the joint areas of audit and IT ;
- Encourage a free exchange of information on : approaches and methodologies audit of Computer Assisted Audit Techniques, Computer Security, other relevant fields;
- Ensure adequate communication between members in order to keep abreast of news and developments in computer science and computer audit can be beneficial for them and their employer subjects ;
- Educate managers and professionals on the importance of setting up devices for optimal and controlled use of IT resources.