2021 IT Audit and Assurance Advisory Group

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Signup Deadline: 13 Dec, 2020
Starts: 15 Jan, 2021
Ends: 15 Dec, 2021


The IT Audit and Assurance Advisory Group will partner with ISACA Global to identify industry trends and determine current needs of audit and assurance professionals along with enterprise audit and assurance needs. New product ideas will be discussed, and products will be prioritized to align with ISACA global strategy.

Anticipated outcomes:

The IT Audit and Assurance Advisory Group will support the development and release of deliverables designed to serve the needs of ISACA’s constituents who are in the information systems audit profession and for those who look to join the profession. Activities may include:

  • Identifying and prioritizing the needs of audit / assurance professionals engaged in providing assurance over some components of IT systems, applications, and
  • Analyzing the existing market need for assurance products and services and identifying ISACA’s position in the market.
  • Identifying and prioritizing the gaps that can be uniquely filled by ISACA frameworks, knowledge products, education, and
  • Identifying areas where ISACA can benefit from collaborative development activities, partnerships or other relationships and recommend third parties for consideration.

Work will be done primarily by virtual meeting and email. One in-person meeting is anticipated during the term (schedule and location TBD.), assuming pandemic related travel and meeting restrictions are lifted.

Volunteer Criteria:

  • Current audit or assurance position. Audit expertise and industry representation are preferred over geographic diversity.
  • Understanding the audit and assurance market including certifications and sources of knowledge currently available for assurance professionals.
  • Knowledge of best practices in the industry as well as the application of new technologies in the IT audit and assurance profession.
  • Knowledge of ISACA frameworks, products, certifications and services.
  • CISA certification preferred.
  • ISACA membership preferred but not required.
  • Willingness to travel to at least one in-person meeting (schedule, location TBD.)

Volunteer benefits:

  • Up to 20 CPE credits (max. 20 annually) in the area of Working on ISACA Boards/Committees/Working Groups upon successful completion of the term.


All volunteers must have an ISACA Participation Agreement on file. To see if your agreement is active, visit your volunteer profile. Access all volunteer policies here. IP Waivers may be required for individuals on the advisory group depending on the nature of the work in the term.  


Audit & Assurance
Knowledge and Content

Volunteers Needed:

9 (0 open slots)

Experience Required:

Director Level Industry Experience

CPE Credits:


Staff Facilitator:

Robin Lyons

ISACA’s Philosophy on Volunteer Engagement

ISACA encourages the active participation of our dedicated professional community in relevant, compelling and innovative activities at both the regional and international levels. With appreciation for the talent, expertise and experience each person contributes, volunteers and staff work collaboratively to fulfill ISACA’s purpose and promise, while benefiting from incredible experiences and accomplishments that instill confidence in our professional and personal growth.