Poll: Monthly training session - day of the week?

We have seen a few requests pop up asking us to revisit the issue of what of the week is best for our monthly training sessions. Please participate in the poll (in the sidebar on the right) and let us know what day of the week is best for you. We will make changes as necessary to serve the chapter membership in the best possible way.

2014-2015 Chapter Elections Notification

The ISACA Research Triangle Chapter will be holding our Annual General Meeting of the members and election of officers and directors for the 2014-2015 chapter year in conjunction with the May 7, 2014 training session. If you are interested in running for any Officer or Director position, please read the descriptions and responsibilities of each position on the chapter webpages: http://www.isaca-rtc.org. Specifically, Elected Volunteer Positions and Article V: “Organization and Structure” of the Chapter Bylaws document.

If after reading the descriptions, duties and responsibilities you are interested in running for a position, email your name, contact information and any other information (brief) you would like shared with the membership in conjunction with the election to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by April 30, 2014. This information will be compiled and provided to the membership for consideration. While we would prefer advance notice to prepare for the election, nominations may be made from the floor at the meeting for any elected position.

Any member not able to register for the May 7 training session who would like to attend the Annual General Meeting should contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . As we have to keep attendance within the posted room limit, we cannot guarantee room for everyone inside. All who express an interest in attending the Annual Meeting will be contacted prior to May 7 with final information regarding attendance.

Announcement: NC ACL Users Group

The NC ACL USER GROUP has changed its name and focus. The name is now the NC DATA ANALYTICS USER GROUP with the focus on data analytics and using different analytical tools rather than just ACL.  Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you need additional information on the group.

William M. Alston Memorial Scholarship

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The Research Triangle Chapter of the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA), has established a scholarship in memory of William M. Alston.

PURPOSE OF SCHOLARSHIP:

The purpose of the scholarship is to provide financial assistance to an individual seeking educational opportunities.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR SCHOLARSHIP:

Applicants for the Scholarship must be a member or the dependent of a member in good standing of the Research Triangle Chapter – ISACA.

a) A member in good standing is an individual whose chapter dues are current.

b) A member in good standing has attended at least two (2) training sessions and one chapter meeting in the current chapter year or,

c) A member in good standing has attended at least two (2) training sessions in the current chapter year and has contributed to the chapter through their active participation on the Board or as a chapter volunteer.

Note: Scholarship awards are granted with out regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, disability, or national origin.

Read more: William M. Alston Memorial Scholarship

Spring 2014 CISA Review Course

Spring 2014 - CISA Review Course

The Board of Directors of the ISACA Research Triangle Chapter is proud to announce the Spring 2014 CISA Exam prep and review course.

Dates: May 17, May 31 and June 7th (Saturdays) 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (Lunch to be provided.)

Location: Office of the State Auditor - Old Revenue Building, 2 S. Salisbury Street, Second Floor, Raleigh NC 27601

Material: Handouts to participants

Registration: ISACA RTC Website

Fees:

ISACA Member - $50

ISACA Partners(IIA, ISSA, Infragard etc.,) - $75

Non-Members - $100

Students - $25

CPEs: Up to 21

 

Spring 2014 - CISM Study Group

Dates: May 17, May 31 and June 7th (Saturdays) 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (Lunch to be provided)

Location: Office of the State Auditor - Old Revenue Building, 2 S. Salisbury Street, Second Floor, Raleigh NC 27601

Fees:  None

CPEs:  None.  The CISM Study Group is intended to provide a venue for CISM exam candidates to support each other and share resources, information and study tips. No instructors will be on hand for study sessions.

 

For additional information and to register, please visit our website at www.isaca-rtc.org and navigate to Event Registration.

 

2014 May - Evaluating BCP / Cloud Risks

When: April 2, 2014 - 1300-16300

Where: RTP HQ

Registration: Website

Cost:  

ISACA-RTC Members - Free (Log in to register)

Affiliated Organizations (IIA, ISSA, Othe ISACA Chapters) - $25

All Others: $40

CPEs: Upto 3

Session I (1300-1430) - Evaluating Your BCP:  Beyond Checklists and Walkthroughs

Speaker: Troy Harris

Troy Harris, CBCP, leads McGladrey's Business Continuity Planning consulting practice. He has over 15 years of business continuity planning experience and he has served as both an internal recovery coordinator and an external BCP consultant. Troy has served organizations in a wide variety of industries in both the public and private sectors.  Troy and his team help organizations to prepare for disasters by assisting them to develop, test, and enhance their Business Continuity Plan (BCP), or by providing an objective assessment of their existing BCP and their overall Business Continuity Planning Program. He is a frequent speaker on disaster mitigation and recovery planning concepts at both the national and regional levels.

Session II (1500-1630): Risks of Cloud, Social Media, Big Data, Mobile  

 

Speaker: Andrew Weidenhamer

Andrew Weidenhamer is a Security and Privacy Manager in the McGladrey LLP technology risk advisory services practice. With over 8 years of consulting within the information security and data governance field, Andrew has a unique combination of technical and business related skills which allow him to perform in multiple roles. The bulk of his Security/Privacy experience however is comprised of performing technical assessments which include Internal, External, and Web Application Penetration Assessment.  Andrew has had the privilege of speaking at national security and hacking conferences such as Defcon, OWASP AppSec, and Rochester Security Summit to name a few.  

 

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