With more than 100,000 constituents in 180 countries, ISACA® (www.isaca.org) is a leading global provider of knowledge, certifications, community, advocacy and education on information systems (IS) assurance and security, enterprise governance and management of IT, and IT-related risk and compliance. Founded in 1969, the nonprofit, independent ISACA hosts international conferences, publishes the ISACA® Journal, and develops international IS auditing and control standards, which help its constituents ensure trust in, and value from, information systems. It also advances and attests IT skills and knowledge through the globally respected Certified Information Systems Auditor® (CISA®), Certified Information Security Manager® (CISM®), Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT® (CGEIT®) and Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control™ (CRISC™) designations.

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Welcome to the ISACA Baton Rouge Chapter. The Baton Rouge Chapter was formed in September of 1984. The aim of the Chapter is to sponsor local educational seminars and workshops, conducts regular chapter meetings, and help to further promote and elevate the visibility of the IS audit, control and security profession throughout Baton Rouge. The Chapter provides a forum to facilitate the free exchange of information regarding systems control and security.  We also provide our members with access to audit and security resources and offer educational meetings and seminars to keep our membership informed of the latest advances in technology and audit and security techniques.

This chapter is run by volunteers who are ISACA members nominated through ISACA Annual General Meeting (AGM). ISACA members’ participations in running the chapter are highly encouraged.

 

Chapter Mission Statement

The primary purpose of the Chapter is to promote the education of individuals for the improvement and development of their capabilities relating to the auditing of and/or management consulting in the field of IS audit, security and control. The objectives of the Baton Rouge Chapter of ISACA (in affiliation with ISACA International) is to:

  • To promote the education of, and help expand the knowledge and skills of its members in the interrelated fields of auditing, quality assurance, security, IS audit and control, and IT governance;
  • To encourage an open exchange of IS audit and control, quality assurance, and security techniques, approaches, and problem solving by its members;
  • To promote adequate communication to keep members abreast of current events in IS audit and control, quality assurance, and security fields that can be of benefit to them and their employers, and;
  • To communicate to management, auditors, universities, and to IS professionals the importance of establishing controls necessary to ensure the effective organization and utilization of IT resources.
    Promote the Association’s professional certifications

The objectives of the chapter are also part of our bylaws that govern the Baton Rouge Chapter of ISACA which are available to view or download.