IT Talks: Debrief from attendance in ISACA conference in Dubai UAE

for announcement

During debriefing session Arman Oramalov, VP & Secretary ISACA Astana Chapter about attendance of ISACA conferences in Dubai, UAE:

· 28-30 November 2017 ISACA Asia Pacific Computer Audit, Control and Security (CACS)

· 01-02 December 2017 ISACA Asia Leadership

Agenda for the debriefing session:

1. Introduction:

∙ ISACA by numbers, products and services

∙ ISACA Core Values

∙ About CACS and ISACA Leadership conferences

2. Group discussion on some of CACS conference topics:

∙ Evolving technologies and cyber security risks

∙ Updates in COSO (ERM 2017)

∙ COBIT for risk management and auditors

∙ Risk based auditing

3. Key information from the Leadership conference

∙ News from ISACA HQ

∙ Best Practices shared by other Chapters

∙ Webcasting Tool in Tokyo Chapter

∙ Membership Retention & Renewals

∙ How to Better Engage Chapter Leaders

4. Question and answers

Attendance in the ISACA conferences made ability to Arman Oramalov meet face to face with professional peers and experts from worldwide in areas of IT audit, assurance, risk management and cyber security. This also allowed sharing the knowledge and gain new skills, which will be implemented on day to day job.

The CACS conference provided 40 breakout sessions in following four tracks:

· Information Systems Audit and Assurance

· GRC (Governance Risk and Control)

· Information Security and Cyber Security

· IT Compliance and Data Privacy

During ISACA Asia Leadership conference among others Arman met with Leonard Ong, Board of Directors member of ISACA International and agreed helping on educational efforts in Kazakhstan. Also top rated speakers such as Mark Thomas and Tichaona Zororo will repeat their presentations from the ISACA conference for webinars, where everyone interested will be invited. All this will help our Astana Chapter to be up to date with the most current technologies, industry information, insights, and innovations

ISACA is independent, nonprofit, global association which engages in the development, adoption and use of globally accepted, industry-leading knowledge and practices for information systems, audit and cyber security. ISACA serves 140,000 professionals in 180 countries including in Kazakhstan. To learn more about ISACA and the CACS conference please visit their web site: https://www.isaca.org/ecommerce/Pages/asia-pacific-cacs.aspx