ABOUT OUR CHAPTERAbout ISACA
ISACA® (www.isaca.org) is a global community advancing individuals and organizations in their pursuit of digital trust. For more than 50 years, ISACA has equipped individuals and enterprises with the knowledge, credentials, education, training and community to progress their careers, transform their organizations, and build a more trusted and ethical digital world. ISACA is a global professional association and learning organization that leverages the expertise of its more than 165,000 members who work in digital trust fields such as information security, governance, assurance, risk, privacy and quality. It has a presence in 188 countries, including 225 chapters worldwide. Through its foundation One In Tech, ISACA supports IT education and career pathways for underresourced and underrepresented populations.
ISACA Central Maryland Chapter (CMC) is one of the more than 200 ISACA chapters worldwide. ISACA-CMC is a sponsor of local educational seminars, workshops, monthly training events and networking opportunities. Our goal is to help further promote and elevate the visibility of the IS audit, control and security profession throughout Maryland through robust chapter activities and teachings.
ISACA-CMC is led by a group of dedicated volunteers offering information systems, security, audit and financial professionals local educational events, resource sharing, advocacy, professional networking and a host of other benefits at the local level. During its fiscal years July 1st to June 30th, ISACA-CMC offers a monthly training event with 3 to 7 CPEs from September to May and two multi-day seminars during the spring and fall seasons. Unless otherwise stated, member prices for these training events are available for all ISACA, and local ISSA, AGA, IIA, and CFE members. In addition, retired members and full-time students qualify for reduced prices.
ISACA-CMC is a resource that enhances member skills, expands their professional knowledge, and connects them with a vibrant community of peers for vast networking exposure. Volunteers are ISACA-CMC members nominated in April each year and elected through the ISACA-CMC Annual General Meeting (AGM) held in June. Volunteers are highly encouraged to participate and assist with chapter activities.
The current ISACA Central Maryland Chapter Board Member are:President: David Horvath, CISA, CRISC, CGEITVice-President: Maxene Bardwell, CPA, CIGA, CIA, CFE, CISA, CITP, CRMASecretary: JP Garvin, CISA, CISM, CISSP, CRISC, CDPSE, & HDI-SCDTreasurer: Ganesh Sundaram, CPA, CRISC, CNSS(ICSI)
Assistant Treasurer: Jeffrey B. Israelitt, CISA, CISM, CRISCImmediate Past President: Ray Scurr, CISA
P.O. Box 434
Linthicum, MD 21090
Or email us at ContactUs@isaca-cmc.org
The association currently focuses on assurance, security, and governance. The COBIT framework and following certifications are globally accepted and recognized ISACA brands that result in greater trust in, and value from, information systems.
- Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
- Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
- Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT (CGEIT)
- Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC)
- Cybersecurity Practitioner Certification (CSX-P)
- Certified Data Privacy Solutions Engineer (CDPSE)
Additionally, a variety of certificates to prove a members understanding of key concepts and principles in specific information systems and cybersecurity fields.
- COBIT Certificates
- IT Risk Fundamentals Certificate
- Certificate in Cloud Auditing Knowledge
- CSX Nexus Cybersecurity Certificates
- Cybersecurity Audit Certification Program
The global community of ISACA members cover a multiplicity of industries, geography, and professions that make the information systems governance field challenging and dynamic.