The Road to ISACA 50
Follow along as we gear up for our 50th anniversary in 2019 and help us count down to the future!

By: dsarlo | February 22, 2018

Russ Quinn, an auditor from Rockwell International, delivered the keynote speech at ISACA's first conference in 1973. In his speech, Quinn advocated for greater investment in IT governance by citing the then-immense sum of $ 23 billion that Americans spent annually on EDP.
From ISACA's first conference program, 1973

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By: dsarlo | February 19, 2018

A 1986 conference presenter makes a visual case that IBM’s documentation would overwhelm an auditor.

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By: dsarlo | February 14, 2018

EDPAA hosted its "first annual" conference in June 1973. 208 members met for two days in Santa Monica, California, to discuss “EDP Auditing: A Coming of Age.”
Cover page of the first conference program

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By: dsarlo | February 06, 2018

Then-EDPAA International President Michael P. Cangemi passes the president’s gavel to incoming International President Robert G. Parker, effectively moving the presidency from New York City to Victoria, BC.
Robert Parker (left) and Michael Cangemi (right), 1986.

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By: dsarlo | February 01, 2018

This was the headline emblazoned across the organization’s EDP Auditor Update during the summer of 1982. The announcement celebrated the purchase of an IBM Datamaster for the administrative office, with the goal of computerizing many previously manual tasks.

EDP Auditor Update, July-August 1982, Vol. VII, No. 4, 1.

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By: dsarlo | December 18, 2017

Past ISACA presidents have been sending us their historical material, including Fred Archer, Michael Cangemi, and Robert Parker. Among other things, we’ve received old ISACA/EDPAA publications, photographs, interesting correspondence, and a copy of the EDPAA articles of incorporation.
Michael Cangemi, on the cover of EDP Auditor Update, 1986.

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By: dsarlo | December 18, 2017

At ISACA HQ, we discovered eight boxes containing international chapter newsletters and publications. Some of the documents date back to the 1980s and 1990s and provide unique insights into EDPAA/ISACA programs and events around the world.
Chapter newsletters from Japan, Puerto Rico, Malaysia, Mexico, Switzerland and Korea from the 1990s to early 2000s.

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By: dsarlo | December 18, 2017

We’re noticing that ISACA members around the world have something in common—a love for insider jokes! Here are just a few examples from the US, Australia, and Israel.

Greater Cincinnati chapter, circa 1983

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