The UK Cyber Security Council and ISACA have announced an audit and assurance program partnership to bridge the gap between cybersecurity and audit professionals.
With more than 170,000 members worldwide, ISACA is the global professional association helping individuals and organizations in their quest for digital trust.
Combining ISACA’s global knowledge and good practice with the UK Cybersecurity Council’s local expertise in the UK market, the partnership aims to produce UK-specific results in line with a global framework. is.
The audit and assurance mechanism follows the launch of the Council’s first pilots in Cybersecurity Governance and Risk Management and Secure Systems Architecture and Design last year, with security testing also beginning earlier this year.
Like the pilot, this partnership is part of the Council’s overall goal of introducing recognized professional standards across the cyber industry, which will allow practitioners to become Associates, Principals, and Professionals across 16 specialties. Or you can be certified at the chartered level.
“We are very proud to partner with ISACA on our new audit and assurance program.
Towards our goal of helping cyber professionals get the recognition they deserve and enabling businesses to make informed choices when it comes to cyber hiring. “
The team will also collaborate on a new podcast series to explore the Council’s venture to standardize the cyber profession.
Chris Dimitriadis, ISACA’s Chief Global Strategy Officer, said: ISACA provides global good practices in the digital trust domains of cybersecurity, audit, privacy, risk and governance of digital technologies.
“As part of Cyber Strategy 2022’s focus on building a world-class UK cyber ecosystem, ISACA will continue to support measures to fill the UK’s technical skills and capabilities gaps, ensuring that diverse cyber professionals so that it may be enacted in
Cyber professionals are now offered accredited recognition by achieving Associate, Principal or Charter status from partnerships, and their status is recorded in a secure registry of practitioners.
This will help standardize the UK cybersecurity sector, which is beset by vulnerabilities and an overwhelming skills shortage.
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