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: Dario Sarlo | September 10, 2018

Some of our volunteer leaders have shared their advice for incoming ISACA members. What advice would you share? Tell us by submitting your advice at ISACA50.org.

“My advice that I would give to younger ones coming into the field is simply stick with IT, stick with information systems, stick with the technology, because no matter what you do, you have to support the technology, and ISACA definitely is the organization that will give you the resources to help you expand your knowledge in the areas of assurance, auditing, security, cybersecurity, governance, et cetera.”
Beverly Austin, member and past president of the New Jersey (US) ISACA chapter

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By: Dario Sarlo | August 20, 2018

Some of our volunteer leaders have shared their advice for incoming ISACA members. What advice would you share? Tell us by submitting your advice at ISACA50.org.


“Once you realize that there are a lot of opportunities for everybody and everyone can make a difference and find your place in where you make a difference in the organization and start to make connections with people, it really does make it feel like home and a bit smaller, and it allows you to add value very quickly.”

Krysten McCabe, past ISACA board director and former member of the Audit and Finance committees, Awards Working Group and the Journal Review Team

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By: Dario Sarlo | August 06, 2018

Some of our volunteer leaders have shared their advice for incoming ISACA members. What advice would you share? Tell us by submitting your advice at ISACA50.org.

“Whenever I speak to people, I encourage them to get involved, because that’s the only way they’re going to get the real true benefits. And guess what? It’s a lot of fun, plus you learn a lot, and you work with some great people. Your membership dues are a very, very small price to pay for all of the benefits and the rich experiences you can get from being part of ISACA. There’s living proof. You speak to anybody who’s ever been involved in ISACA, either the local chapter or international committees and boards or going to the conferences. They love it. There’s living proof that it w...

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By: Dario Sarlo | July 30, 2018

After Mike Donahue took a close look at some of the questions on the first CISA exam in 1981, EDPAA leadership put him on the Testing Maintenance Committee to help write new ones. Donahue was eventually elected to what was then called the International Board of Directors. In 1993, he became president and oversaw EDPAA’s 25th anniversary celebration.

EDPAA Silver Jubilee Year President Michael Donahue

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By: Dario Sarlo | April 16, 2018

It can often take time to navigate opportunities when first joining a large global association. Krysten McCabe, past ISACA Board Director and former member of the Audit and Finance committees, Awards Working Group and the Journal Review Team, recalls her experience finding her niche.
“I liken ISACA to going to a large university. Until you get involved, it seems really big and overwhelming. But once you do, you start to reap the benefits,” McCabe said. “I think everyone has a place. It's just taking the initial step to figure out where that is, and having confidence in yourself that you can actually make a difference in the organization, no matter where you are in your career or where you live.”
Over its nearly 50 years, ISACA has been presen...

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