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Hello ISACA Detroit Members,


I hope that you all had a safe and secure National Cyber Security Awareness month in October!


Our October meeting was full of insight thanks to Dr. Baljeet Malhotra (Founder, Teejlab) for his workshop experience on API security, governance, and risk management, as well as Juman Doleh-Alomary’s outlook on challenges returning to work and the implications for auditors abound. In case you missed it, you can find the presentations posted to our members only content section of the chapter web site.


I’d separately like to thank the Office of U.S. Senator Gary C. Peters and Cori Wofford (Detroit Regional Director) for sharing the recent press release covering newly proposed legislation for critical infrastructure entities to report cyber-attacks. Our chapter board takes pride in monitoring new developments in this space and in making sure we provide meaningful updates to the board. We hope that you appreciated the summary and highlights of the press release sent out on October 29th.


NOVEMBER ISACA CHAPTER WEBINAR MEETING 

Please join us for our next chapter meeting on Wednesday, November 17, 2021 (virtual Zoom meeting)! The meeting will kick off with a presentation on mobile device privacy considerations for all of us Michigan residents. JT Keating (SVP, Marketing – Zimperium) will cover this interesting and individually important subject. Our very own Tanya Rose (Sr. Director of Product Management, ISACA) will follow that presentation up with an update on ISACA’s new credentialing programs which are geared to keep our members educated and equipped for the ever changing marketplace demands.
 

2021 MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL

Renew your ISACA membership for 2021 – 2022 today! There is still time to renew and take advantage of the ISACA Member Advantages and Benefits. We have a fantastic line-up of speakers and seminars planned for 2021!  It has been our pleasure to serve you and we look forward to our continued partnership in the future!  Please contact me with any questions.


ISACA INTERNATIONAL UPDATES


NEW MEMBER EXCLUSIVE BENEFIT: SPEAKER SERIES 

This month, ISACA is launching a new, free, CPE-eligible, member-only benefit: The ISACA Speaker Series, featuring global voices and leading figures in digital trust domains, business, and culture. The premier event, Digital Body Language, will take place live 30 November, and will feature award-winning speaker and best-selling author, Erica Dhawan. The event will be moderated by ISACA CEO David Samuelson. Learn more and register for the event today! 


EVOLVE VIRTUAL CONFERENCE 2021: 16-17 NOVEMBER

Earn up to 15 CPEs at ISACA’s new Evolve: ISACA's Emerging Tech Virtual Conference. Topics include cloud, blockchain, internet of things (IoT) and artificial intelligence (AI) and will address the challenges of a constantly changing digital landscape. 


SPECIAL EVENTS AT EVOLVE: 

    • Cyber Hunt—Pit yourself against other cyber hunters in a race against the clock to showcase your emerging tech prowess by interacting with open-source toolsets. Outwit the competition and own the leaderboard in the cloud, AI, IoT, and blockchain domains. Challenges focus on a variety of skillsets, including: TensorFlow, Docker, CloudStack, Network Packet Analysis, System Exploitation, HyperLedger, and much more. Pre-registration is required. Winners will be announced prior to the closing keynote address and will receive a career-boosting learning package. 
  • Sessions for Students and Those New to IS/IT—Join ISACA members and digital trust leaders, as they share their journeys to and through the cybersecurity industry. Join the Speed Networking Event and start new conversations, share ideas, and expand your network in a community of inspiring and forward-thinking professionals. Pre-registration is required.

EU DORA GUIDANCE

ISACA’s new white paper, Digital Operational Resilience in the EU Financial Sector: A Risk-Based Approach, addresses the European Union’s Digital Operational Resilience Act (DORA) draft.


CASE STUDY 

A new case study, “Building an Enterprise SOC and Risk Management Function” will be available in volume 6 of the ISACA Journal


ISACA GLOSSARY

The ISACA Glossary has been substantially expanded, with more than 1,000 new or updated terms. Follow ISACA on Twitter to receive regular “word of the week” alerts. 


FREE CPE

Earn free CPEs via the ISACA Journal quizzes. Missing your print version of the ISACA Journal? Go to your MyISACA Preference Center and “OPT IN” for the print version. 


Charlie Murray

President

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Congratulations Exam Passers & Newly Certified

  • Balaji Venkateswaran Srinivasan – CISM certification
  • Ravi Karnam – CISM exam passer
ISACA Detroit congratulates all exam passers and newly certified chapter members this month! The individuals listed above provided consent for use of their names in this publication.

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