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ISACA Offers New Resources, Partnerships and Discounts for Cybersecurity Awareness Month



Global tech association also releases new white paper on multicloud security

Sydney, Australia (8 October 2020) – This year’s Cybersecurity Awareness Month is an important moment in time to recognise the latest cybersecurity challenges and opportunities, including cybersecurity in a pandemic. It is also a good opportunity to take advantage of opportunities to launch or advance cybersecurity careers, upskill cyber teams and evaluate new enterprise security resources. During this month, global tech and cybersecurity association ISACA is joining the global initiative by providing new cybersecurity guidance, resources, events, discounts and enterprise tools.

 

Among the new security guidance ISACA is issuing this month is Managing Security Impacts in a Multicloud Environment. The paper highlights the benefits of using multicloud providers along with their associated security challenges, and concludes with steps an enterprise can take to create a multicloud security strategy. To access the complimentary resource, visit www.isaca.org/multicloud-security-impacts.  

 

“Using multiple clouds can be beneficial to organisations, but also leave them vulnerable to risk, so developing a strategy for multicloud use and security requires a nuanced, careful approach,” says Ed Moyle, founding partner, Security Curve, and lead developer for the ISACA cloud guidance. “It is important to ensure that multicloud is effectively managed so that it is both supporting the requirements of different enterprise teams while also remaining secure.”

 

Additionally, ISACA is offering a range of resources, content and education that cover topics across the multifaceted cybersecurity spectrum, including: 

 

Partnerships

  • Cloud Security Alliance: ISACA and CSA recently announced a strategic partnership to collaborate closely on critical initiatives to transform the auditing and assurance of cloud computing, including bringing to market the Certificate of Cloud Auditing Knowledge (CCAK) as a joint venture. Read more here

 

Research

  • Election Security 2020 Survey: New research showed that disinformation is a perceived threat in upcoming elections—but education and training will go a long way in building trust. 
  • State of Cybersecurity 2020 Survey, Part 1 and 2: This annual study found insights into cybersecurity workforce and resources, as well as threat landscape and security practices. 
  • COVID-19 Study: This research explored the impact of COVID-19 on organisations, including heightened security concerns and threats. 

 

Education and Training

 

Blog Posts and Podcasts

ISACA will publish a cybersecurity blog series in October and launch new security podcast episodes in addition to recent security posts and podcasts that are available, including:

 

Enterprise Solutions

  • ISACA’s CMMI Cybermaturity Platform helps enterprises mitigate cybersecurity threats using a risk-based approach. It strategically measures, assesses and reports on the capabilities of cyber controls. Take advantage of a special limited-time offer for Cybersecurity Awareness Month. 
  • Virtual group training on information security, including training to prepare teams for the Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) certification or Cybersecurity Fundamentals certificate, helps enterprise organisations upskill their teams with the latest cybersecurity knowledge.
  • ISACA’s CMMI now offers a gap analysis program to help organisations prepare for the DoD’s Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification. 
  • ISACA now has 124 global training partners around the world who offer quality educational experiences for ISACA certifications, including those related to cybersecurity.

 

For more content and resources around cybersecurity, visit ISACA’s Cybersecurity Awareness Month webpage here: www.isaca.org/resources/cybersecurity.  

 

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About ISACA


For more than 50 years, ISACA® (www.isaca.org) has advanced the best talent, expertise and learning in technology. ISACA equips individuals with knowledge, credentials, education and community to progress their careers and transform their organisations and enables enterprises to train and build quality teams. ISACA is a global professional association and learning organisation that leverages the expertise of its 145,000 members who work in information security, governance, assurance, risk and privacy to drive innovation through technology. It has a presence in 188 countries, including 223 chapters worldwide.

 

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Julie Fenwick, +61 468 901 655; jfenwick@daylightagency.com.au