ISACA launches COBIT 5 online

ISACA launched the online version of COBIT 5, a resource center to improve governance and management of enterprise IT. The new online platform helps increase the utility of …

1 in 5 enterprises experienced an APT attack

An ISACA global study shows that one in 5 organizations (21 percent) have experienced an advanced persistent threat (APT) attack, and 66 percent believe it’s only a …

Security awareness training: Why it matters

Dr. Peter Lokhorst is Managing Director of InfoSecure BV, which is currently in seven countries and provides awareness training programs to international clients including …

Exploring the complexity of modern cyber attacks

James Holley is an Executive Director at Ernst & Young LLP. In this interview he discusses the complexity of modern cyber attacks, the challenges involved in maintaining …

ISACA updates IS Audit and Assurance Standards

ISACA has issued revised Information Systems (IS) Audit and Assurance Standards. The standards have an effective date of 1 November 2013. Introduced in 1988, the IS Audit and …

The top three threats facing enterprises

Globalization and mobility are fueling opportunities for enterprises today, but they have a nemesis: amplification. As physical perimeters become flexible and the tools and …

Governance and assurance guidance for big data

Big data can save big money. A recent McKinsey report found that value gained from data in the US health care sector alone could be more than US $300 billion every year. But …