Welcome to the SC Midlands Chapter of ISACA Site!
Welcome to the new Chapter year!
I am pleased to announce that our membership has been growing by leaps and bounds! It appears that businesses – and individuals – have seen the benefits being a member entail! Here is a brief overview of those benefits:
ISACA gives you access to the critical information you need to succeed and add value to your enterprise. As part of a talented global community of IT audit, information security and IT governance professionals, you have the opportunity to contribute directly to advancing the profession and developing its body of knowledge.
Connect and Network*
ISACA professional members include IT and information systems professionals covering a range of titles and disciplines, many with a focus in IT assurance, control, security, governance and risk.
As an ISACA member, you belong to a community of professionals that share mutual goals, interests and commitments. Becoming involved with your local chapter and attending ISACA events will allow you to make valuable connections with peers, share knowledge and discover new opportunities in your profession.
"Networking is key to landing a new position— Did you know that approximately 79% of new jobs are found through networking??
Advance Your Career
No matter where you are on your career path, ISACA equips you with the resources, training and education you need to expand your professional development opportunities. Many professionals worldwide consider membership in ISACA essential to their ongoing education, career progression and value delivery to their enterprises.
ISACA membership sets you apart from other IT professionals by signifying that you are:
Dedicated to best practices and successful results
Committed to professional growth and advancement
Helping to advance your profession
A seeker of professional knowledge and a problem solver
Serious about continuing education
Connected with a highly regarded organization
Part of a global network of peersVisit Benefits to learn more about how ISACA Professional Membership can help you achieve your future success.
Here are the Professional Development Benefits:
New! Cybersecurity Nexus (CSX)—guidance, education and community that enable cybersecurity professionals to be better prepared to protect their enterprise, respond quickly to minimize the impact of cyber attacks, and stay ahead of future threats.
ISACA eLibrary—A comprehensive collection of nearly all ISACA/ITGI published books and more than 525 third-party titles
Free CPE—ISACA certified members can earn up to 70 free CPEs per year.
Conferences and Training—Member discounts on more than 25 ISACA events annually
Webinars and Virtual Conferences—Members may earn free CPE hours!
Local (Chapter-level) Education—Access to affordable CPE programs and information exchange through regular chapter meetings and events
Bookstore —Member discounts on ISACA publications and research
Career Centre Enhancements—Access more jobs, including those posted on other job boards, using a search-by-country feature; plus, post and access a free job board for freelancers.
Access My ISACA to update your profile and CPE hours.
And if you join online, you save $20!
I do have a favor to ask of each of you: Please look into your lives and see if you have time to dedicate to our Chapter. We have a few open Board Positions (GRA liaison, Young Professional Director) and we need your help! You’d be joining a great team of professionals who work to better the Chapter every day, as well as receive CPEs and 25% off training events! Think about it, and let me know!
Thank you, members, for recognizing the value ISACA membership offers you! We work to add value to your membership! If you have any comments or concerns – or simply want to chat – I can be reached at email@example.com!
Here’s to another great year!
SC Midlands Chapter #54
REGISTRATION IS OPEN FOR THESE UPCOMING CLASSES:
Sign up Now! CSX Cyber Security Fundamentals Review Class - August 9 and 10, 2016 - 16 CPEs - sign up at http://www.cvent.com/d/mfq6nq
Open Now! - August 29, 2016 - CyberAudits of Microsoft Windows Active Directory - 8 CPES - Register at http://www.cvent.com/d/jfqtyn
SAVE THE DATES FOR THIS YEAR'S CLASSES:
September 13, 2016 - The BlindSpot Zone - 6 CPES
October 13, 2016 - Virtualization - CPES to be determined
November 2, 3 and 4th - State Audit Conference - IT Track and CISA Review - Hold the date! Columbia Marriott Hotel at Main & Hampton Streets Book Your Room for 2016 Here Now
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