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Jack Jones of CXOWARE to Examine “Risk Management Groundhog Day” at ISACA’s North America CACS Conference

By: Bryan Smith

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isacaRolling Meadows, IL, USA (20 January 2015)—Jack Jones will discuss how to systemically manage control deficiencies at ISACA’s North America CACS conference 16-18 March 2015 in Orlando, Florida, USA. Attendees will gain guidance to face today’s IT audit and security challenges and stay ahead of trends on the horizon.

In his presentation, titled “Breaking Out of Risk Management Groundhog Day,” Jack Jones will discuss the factors that drive many organizations to experience the same risk management control deficiencies over and over again.

“As a rule, our industry is great at treating symptoms but struggles to identify and treat the root causes that leave organizations exposed,” said Jack Jones. 

ISACA, a nonprofit global association serving more than 115,000 IT audit, risk and cybersecurity professionals, will offer 60 sessions in seven tracks for the North America Computer Audit, Control and Security (CACS) Conference: IS Audit & Assurance, Emerging Data Solutions, Security/Cybersecurity, Privacy, GRC, Career & Communications Management, and Forums/Megatrends. Session topics include governance, security audit tools, fraud, big data, emerging technologies, the role of the auditor and career development.

The conference will feature three keynote speakers who will address cybersecurity, workplace culture and Internet governance:

  • Marc Goodman, a global strategist, author and consultant
  • Conor Cunneen, an award-winning business humorist and motivational business speaker
  • Beth Simone Noveck, founder and director of The Governance Lab and its MacArthur Research Network on Opening Governance

Pre- and post-conference workshops will offer hands-on training in privacy impact assessments, and applied data analysis. Additionally, a cybersecurity workshop will help attendees prepare for the new Cybersecurity Fundamentals Certificate exam from ISACA’s Cybersecurity Nexus (CSX). A COBIT 5 for Assurance post-conference workshop will help attendees more deeply understand this business framework that helps enterprises worldwide govern and manage their information and technology.

Registration for North America CACS is US $1,595 for ISACA members and US $1,795 for nonmembers. A US $200 discount off of these prices will be applied to registrations received before 20 January 2015. Attendees can earn up to 39 continuing professional education (CPE) hours. Additional details, registration and hotel information on North America CACS can be found at www.isaca.org/northamericacacs2015.

ISACA’s inaugural COBIT Conference will be held immediately prior to North America CACS in the same location. For additional information, visit www.isaca.org/cobitconference2015.

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Bryan Smith
Bryan Smith is the Chief Technology Officer at RiskLens