Tuesday, December 28, 2010

ISACA’s CACS in Dubai to Feature Global Security, Governance Experts

Dubai, UAE (29 December 2010)—Senior business and technology leaders will convene at InterContinental Dubai Festival City from 21-22 February 2011 for CACS (Computer Audit, Control and Security)  in Dubai, an internationally respected event that features governance, security, assurance and risk management experts from around the world.

The event is hosted by ISACA, a global information technology (IT) association of 95,000 IT professionals. ISACA chose Dubai as the location for the conference because it is an important city in the global economy as well as the region's crossroads, serving as a center of business and technology.

CACS in Dubai will include a keynote presentation by Neeraj Kumar, Senior Vice President of Internal Audit and Chief Audit Executive of Emirates Group. Neeraj Kumar will explain how to use technology to improve proactive risk-focused auditing and continuous monitoring.

CACS in Dubai will also offer educational sessions on key IT security and governance issues facing enterprises today and include case studies by Dubai Aluminium and Dubai Customs.
Additional topics that will be presented include The Threats and Challenges of E-government Security; The Future of Information; and Designing Security for Cloud Computing Environments.

ISACA's United Arab Emirates Chapter was established in 1997 to bring together business and information technology leaders in the region. The ISACA UAE Chapter is a strong network of professionals from all the emirates of the UAE: Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Umm Al Quwain, Ras Al Khaimah and Fujairah.

“CACS in Dubai will help attendees add value to their enterprise by providing them with practical guidance on critical IT-related issues facing organizations worldwide,” said Vatsaraman Venkatakrishnan, CISA, CISM, CGEIT, CRISC, Vice President of IS audit at Emirates Airlines and Chair of ISACA’s Conference Development Task Force.

Attendees who register by 12 January 2011 will receive an early-bird discount. Registration forms for the conference and two pre-conference workshops--Using COBIT for Effective IT Assurance and the Risk Management Workshop: Featuring ISACA's Risk IT Framework and Guidance--are available at www.isaca.org/cacsindubai. 


With 95,000 constituents in 160 countries, ISACA® (www.isaca.org) is a leading global provider of knowledge, certifications, community, advocacy and education on information systems assurance and security, enterprise governance and management of IT, and IT-related risk and compliance. Founded in 1969, the nonprofit ISACA 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 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.
ISACA continually updates COBIT®, which helps IT professionals and enterprise leaders fulfill their IT governance responsibilities and deliver value to the business.
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