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ISACA Member Benefits

  1. 1. ISACA Member BenefitsK V RamanaMembership DirectorISACA Hyderabad Chapter
  2. 2. ISACA Membership• ISACA membership sets you apart from other IT professionals by signifying that you are: – Dedicated to best practices and successful results – Committed to professional growth and advancement – Helping to advance your profession – A seeker of professional knowledge and a problem solver – Serious about continuing education – Connected with a highly regarded organization – Part of a global network of peers
  3. 3. Become a Member• Become a member if you want to: – Become better at your job – Support your profession – Increase your value to your employer by expanding your skill set – Expand your network of business contacts. – Highlight your expertise by earning a professional credential – Position yourself to participate in a global marketplace – Support the future of your profession – Position yourself for management opportunities
  4. 4. Key ISACA Membership Benefits• ISACA offers wide range of member programs, educational opportunities, authoritative publications, and discounted products – Professional Development – Research & Knowledge – Community & Leadership © 2010 ISACA . All Rights Reserved.
  5. 5. Professional Development• ISACA eLibrary—A comprehensive collection of nearly all ISACA/ITGI published books and more than 425 third-party titles• Free CPE—ISACA certified members can earn over 70 FREE CPEs/ year.• CISA, CISM, CGEIT and CRISC certification—Member discounts for exam study aids, registration and maintenance• Conferences and Training—Member discounts on more than 25 ISACA events annually• Webcasts and e-Symposia—Members obtain up to 3 free CPE hours monthly!
  6. 6. Professional Development (Contd..)• Local (Chapter-level) Education—Access to affordable CPE programs and information exchange through regular chapter meetings and events• Bookstore —Member discounts on ISACA publications and research• Career Centre Enhancements—Access more jobs, including those posted on other job boards, using a search-by-country feature; plus, post and access a free job board for freelancers.• Access My ISACA to update your profile and CPE hours
  7. 7. Research & Knowledge• ISACA Journal —The bimonthly technical journal, source of free CPE hours• @ISACA—A biweekly newsletter, delivering ISACA and professional news electronically• COBIT 5 Downloads—Members receive free PDF downloads of the COBIT 5 framework, Enabling Processes and Implementation, as well as significant savings on book purchases of these publications.• COBIT Online—Discounted subscription and complimentary baseline functionality• COBIT Quickstart—Complimentary member download - $55 value• Downloads—Members-only research discounts or preferred access to COBIT 4.1, Risk IT: Based on COBIT, Val IT and many other publications from ITGI
  8. 8. Research & Knowledge (Contd..)• Knowledge Center—Exclusive access to one convenient online location where members can access professional knowledge. Network, learn and exchange ideas globally with peers through communities, shared interest groups, discussions and document sharing. Get a holistic view into all ISACA resources.• Standards—Easy access to ISACAs IS Auditing Standards, Guidelines and Procedures• Audit Programs and Internal Control Questionnaires (ICQs)— Guidance tools for best practices• Research Opportunities—Support the work of the IT Governance Institute in developing products for IT governance control, assurance and security professionals
  9. 9. Community & Leadership• Join an Online Community on professional topics including IT Audit Tools, Privacy/Data Protection, Risk Management, COBIT Implementation and many others; or, create a new topic of your own!• Leadership Opportunities—Serve on ISACA boards and committees, help author or review ISACA research publications, write certification exam questions or become a local chapter leader.• Local Chapters—Get involved with one of ISACAs more than 190 chapters worldwide, giving you access to affordable CPE programs and information exchange in your local area
  10. 10. ROI for Your Enterprise• ISACA Membership Helps Your Enterprise Achieve Greater Trust In, and Value From, Information Systems• ISACA Members understand the big picture: – They have direct access to research, certifications, training and education, and business frameworks that align systems and strategy, and help your enterprise- • Reduce IT-related risks • Enable clear policy development and good practice for • IT management • Manage compliance • Achieve greater trust in and significant value from information systems
  11. 11. ROI for Your Enterprise (Contd..)• ISACA membership signifies that your IT staff is: – Dedicated to global, industry-accepted practices and high – professional standards – n Serious about enhancing their professional knowledge and skills – n Connected with the standards, resources and global network of colleagues that only ISACA can provide• Résumés and CVs may list experience and knowledge, but an ISACA designation proves it
  12. 12. What Members Say?• ―ISACA has consistently maintained a standard that will continue to be a lever for anyone that wants to meet the challenges of the changing world of IT.‖• ―It is the best professional membership I have in terms of value for money.‖• ―Hands down the best association I have ever been involved in – very affordable, valuable information. ISACA magazine (the ISACA Journal) and webinars are my most valuable sources of information.‖• Source: Member needs assessment survey by ISACA
  13. 13. Prestige – Recognition – Appreciation• As a long-standing ISACA member, you can take pride of – Your contributions to the profession’s body of knowledge and best-practices – Your support in building ISACA into a vast worldwide organization with four globally-recognized accepted certifications• ISACA acknowledges your contributions and professional investment and want to recognize you• ISACA is now awarding four new levels of recognition for our distinguished long-term members
  14. 14. Member Levels• Bronze Level Membership – Awarded to those with 3-4 consecutive years of membership• Silver Level Membership – Awarded to those with 5-9 consecutive years of membership• Gold Level Membership – Awarded to those with 10-14 consecutive years of membership• Platinum Level Membership – Awarded to those with 15 or more consecutive years of membership
  15. 15. “You are ISACA!”• You have earned the prestige, recognition and appreciation you deserve for being a valuable member of the world’s largest global organization devoted to developing trust in and value from information systems – You are ISACA!• For any further information –