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 | March 20, 2018

The year 2000 (Y2K), also known as the “millennium bug,” prompted well-founded concerns in enterprises around the globe.


“For Year 2000 projects, everything is negotiable, except the deadline,” wrote ISACA, which guided enterprises through numerous programs and three publications: An Executive’s Guide to the Year 2000, Year 2000 Management Assessment Guide and Contingency Planning for the Year 2000.


Due in part to ISACA education (not to mention tens of billions of dollars in computer repairs and upgrades), the clock turned to 1 January 2000 without major problems in computer systems around the globe.

"An Executive’s Guide to the Year 2000: What You Need to Know About Your Computer Systems and How to Ensure They Will Survive," written by Robert G. Parker, ISACA past president.

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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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