Welcome new CISAs and CISMs, or not

Tuesday, 13 February 2007, 4:19 PM EST

While the masses were milling about RSA, long-anticipated emails and letters started arriving in homes and offices across the globe, announcing results of intensive examinations administered at the end of last year.

Until recently, the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) only gave the Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) examination once annually, in the summer. Arguably the top dog among vendor-independent security certifications, CISA brings the aura of competence and experience to information security and privacy practitioners even outside the realm of audit.

At Computerworld.

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