For more than 50 years, ISACA® (www.isaca.org) has advanced the best talent, expertise and learning in technology. ISACA equips individuals with knowledge, credentials, education and community to progress their careers and transform their organizations and enables enterprises to train and build quality teams. ISACA is a global professional association and learning organization that leverages the expertise of its 145,000 members who work in information security, governance, assurance, risk and privacy to drive innovation through technology. It has a presence in 188 countries, including more than 220 chapters worldwide.
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.