Message from the Chapter President

Leading Through Critical Change:  THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC ERA

Dear Chapter Members,

It is that time of year again.  If you are interested in giving back, making a difference, driving change, or showcasing your leadership skills, then a seat on the New York Metropolitan Chapter board is for you.  This is a full board election year.   Board officer positions will be up for election, [President, 1st VP, 2nd VP, Treasurer, Corresponding Secretary, Recording Secretary].  Board officers serve a 2- year term from 2021 to 2023. 

Board of Director’s serve a 1-year term from 2021 to 2022.  We are currently accepting applications through February 15, 2021.  For more information and to submit your application, visit the chapter’s  Board Election webpage. 


Since 1978, the ISACA New York Metropolitan Chapter has awarded the Joseph “Joe” J. Wasserman Award to recognize individuals who have made significant and noteworthy contributions to the Information Systems Audit, Control, Security, Risk Management, and/or Governance professions.  Information about Joe Wasserman, his contribution to the profession, award criteria, and past recipients can be found on the Chapters’ Wasserman webpage.

The nomination window for 2021 candidates is now open and will run through March 15, 2021.  We would like to invite you to submit nominees you believe embody the spirit of this distinguished award.  Please send your submission (including all criteria) via email to:  Wasserman@isacany.org.

The winner of the Wasserman Award will be announced at the June 24, 2021 Virtual Annual Gala (AGM).  More information on the gala will be made available soon.


The New York Metropolitan Chapter is extremely excited and proud of our Past President, Michael Cangemi (1981), for his induction to the ISACA Hall of Fame.  Well Done!!!


ISACA New York Metropolitan Chapter formed a new partnership with QG Media offering our members a 24 hour educational virtual experience on March 2, 2021.  Registration details will be provided in a follow-up communication. 

QG Media Launches Cyber World Congress – 24-Hour Cyber Security Event Online this March 2021. 

cyber.jpgCyber World Congress takes place virtually as a unique large-scale event to keep the cyber security community connected across the globe. As a worldwide 24-hour event, it will follow the sun by starting with speakers from the APAC region through to the MEA, Europe, LatAm, finishing in North America. This unique format allows sponsors, speakers, and attendees to engage & connect with peers through a wide range of interactive content & networking formats much like a physical event.   Secure your FREE PASS using the following discount code:  ISACANY.  Click here  to register.


PRESS RELEASE -- ISACA New York Metropolitan Chapter Partner with Cyber Intelligence 4U  to Provide CPE Credits in Cybersecurity Education

cyber.jpgAuthor: ISACA New York Metropolitan Chapter
Date Published: January 29, 2021

New York, New York — Cyber Intelligence 4U (CIU), a workforce cybersecurity accelerator and university partner and ISACA New York Metropolitan Chapter (“ISACA NYM”) have formed a strategic partnership focused on providing additional cybersecurity content to ISACA NYM members and non-members to enhance their cybersecurity knowledge and provide Continuing Profession Education (CPEs) credit hours students can take back to their organizations.

Through this partnership, CIU and ISACA NYM Chapter will offer their members additional discounts, educational offerings, and events, and the organizations will collaborate on future content, research and thought leadership initiatives.   Read More.............


Program Overview

  • NYU Cyber Fellows – the elite, highly-technical program is an affordable online cybersecurity master’s degree designed to address the acute shortage of trained, underrepresented technical professionals in the Nation at a 75% tuition discount for a total cost of approximately $17,000 for the entire program.
  • Management of Technology(MOT) - students receive 20% off 9 MOT courses, and the Cyber Fellows 75% discount will be applied to 3 MOT cybersecurity electives. This brings the 12-course program down from $73K to approximately $49,000. Feel free to review this program comparison page (be sure to click on Details +/- for program comparison).
  • Bridge to Tandonfor individuals with Non-technical academic backgrounds looking to get into cybersecurity or polish their skillset currently valued at $1,850 for the entire course.


If you are interested in volunteering, see our volunteer webpage, just send an email to volunteer@isacany.org and let us know two things: 

  1. What committee(s) you are interested in?
  2. What is your time commitment?
  3. Submit a photo
  4. Short Bio (up to 250 words)

Feel free to reach out to me at president@isacany.org with questions or if you have any interest in joining us as a volunteer.

Stay informed, stay safe, wear a mask, and practice social distancing: CDC Website

Warm regards,

Karen V. Alexander

President, ISACA® New York Metropolitan Chapter


“While we may be individually strong, we are collectively powerful” Rakhi Voria


Cybersecurity Case Study Competition

Call to Action: Wasserman Award Nominations

Application Deadline:  March 15, 2021

The nomination window for 2021 candidates is now open and will run through March 15, 2021.  We would like to invite you to submit nominees you believe embody the spirit of this distinguished award.  Please send your submission (including all criteria) via email to:  Wasserman@isacany.org.  To find out more, visit the
Wasserman Page.