Member Benefits

With more than 140,000 constituents, ISACA is a recognized worldwide leader in IT governance, control, security and assurance.  Founded in 1969, ISACA sponsors international conferences, publishes the ISACA Journal, and develops international information systems auditing and control standards.  It also administers the globally respected Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT (CGEIT), and Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) designations.


Why Should You Be An Active Member Of ISACA?

Gain the Competitive Edge – Since ISACA's establishment more than forty years ago, information systems audit and control leaders worldwide have fostered and enhanced the profession through the Association's advancement of standards and practices, education, certification, research, publications, and increased visibility.  ISACA's membership is diverse with members living and working in 160 countries while serving in a variety of professional IT-related positions in nearly all industry categories.  But, as much as ISACA’s members are diverse, they share a common purpose – taking the lead worldwide.

International Membership – Membership in ISACA involves participation at the International and local Chapter levels.  The members of ISACA take advantage of local leading-edge educational programs and networking opportunities through one of 195 officially chartered Chapters worldwide.  With active Chapters located on six continents, members of ISACA are provided with an opportunity to share a broad range of professional expertise from diverse business communities.  Working closely together, the International Association and local Chapters provide an essential package of benefits and activities to professionals in the disciplines of IS audit, control, security, and quality assurance.

Member Benefits:

  • Discounts on Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) exam registration fee, CISA® maintenance fee, and materials for exam preparation
  • Discounts on International Association sponsored conferences
  • subscription to the IS Audit & Control Journal
  • Complimentary copy of COBIT (Control Objectives for Information and related Technology) framework and executive summary
  • Discounts on Bookstore publications
  • Subscription to the Global Communiqué
  • Access to leading-edge research and academic relations
  • Opportunities to participate on International Association committees
  • Networking opportunities through regular Chapter meetings
  • Educational seminars and workshops for continuing professional development
  • Participation in local board and committee activities
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How Do You Join ISACA?

ISACA International:
  • Read the Membership Information section to learn about the benefits of ISACA International membership.
  • Click on Join Today! to join online and start enjoying ISACA member benefits immediately!
ISACA New York Metropolitan Chapter:
  • Once you sign up for ISACA International, you can select the local chapter you wish to join (i.e., NY Metro Chapter).