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Dynanet Re-Appraised at CMMI-DEV Maturity Level 5 in World's First Sustainment Appraisal

Friday, October 22, 2021 - 5:29pm

ELKRIDGE, Md., Oct. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Dynanet successfully renewed the Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) Maturity Level (ML) 5 rating of its software development projects in the world's first sustainment appraisal.

Key Points: 
  • ELKRIDGE, Md., Oct. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Dynanet successfully renewed the Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) Maturity Level (ML) 5 rating of its software development projects in the world's first sustainment appraisal.
  • The ISACA CMMI Institute confirmed the appraisal team's findings that Dynanet continues to implement and institutionalize processes based on the best practices defined in version 2.0 of the model.
  • In 2019, Dynanet was one of the first organizations in the world to receive a ML5 rating in a benchmark appraisal after adopting the V2.0 model.
  • Only 11 percent of all reported appraisals in 2018 resulted in a High Maturity rating of Level 4 or 5.

Eight Strategies to Help Organizations Implement Privacy by Design and Default

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 4:04pm

ISACAs new publication, Privacy by Design and Default: A Primer , gives organizations and professionals the strategies and techniques to take a proactive approach to building in privacy considerations.

Key Points: 
  • ISACAs new publication, Privacy by Design and Default: A Primer , gives organizations and professionals the strategies and techniques to take a proactive approach to building in privacy considerations.
  • Among the privacy techniques and privacy design strategies shared in Privacy by Design and Default are a core set of eight privacy design strategy components, including:
    Minimize: The personal data processed should be restricted to the minimal amount necessary.
  • Privacy by Design and Default walks through not only the key concepts and foundational principles behind privacy by design, but also topics including cybersecurity and privacy risk, privacy engineering, and privacy protection in IT system design.
  • This course provides learners with an introduction to privacy by design along with interactive scenarios and knowledge checks to test understanding of privacy by design concepts.

ISACA Provides Guidance Around EU’s Proposed Digital Operational Resilience Act

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 3:19pm

Reforms following the 2008 financial crisis helped strengthen the resilience of the financial sector, but did not fully address digital operational resilience.

Key Points: 
  • Reforms following the 2008 financial crisis helped strengthen the resilience of the financial sector, but did not fully address digital operational resilience.
  • The European Unions recently released Digital Operational Resilience Act (DORA) draft is designed to provide digital operational resilience rules for EU financial institutions, and ISACA provides guidance on this proposal in its new white paper, Digital Operational Resilience in the EU Financial Sector: A Risk-Based Approach .
  • To download a complimentary copy of Digital Operational Resilience in the EU Financial Sector, visit https://store.isaca.org/s/store#/store/browse/detail/a2S4w000004L1sxEAC .
  • In 2020, ISACA launched One In Tech, a philanthropic foundation that supports IT education and career pathways for under-resourced, under-represented populations.

Tego Announces Greg Manson as Vice President of Security, Audit, and Compliance

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 1:30pm

RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Tego , a leading engineering technology company, announced today that Greg Manson has joined the organization as Vice President of Security, Audit, and Compliance .

Key Points: 
  • RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Tego , a leading engineering technology company, announced today that Greg Manson has joined the organization as Vice President of Security, Audit, and Compliance .
  • "Greg is a seasoned security and IT expert who understands the need clients have for protecting critical assets and data," said Nolan Smith, Owner of Tego.
  • "I'm thrilled to be part of a growing organization that understands the importance of security, audit, and compliance," said Manson.
  • Prior to joining Tego, he built the Security, Audit and Compliance department for a popular Raleigh-based MSP.

Electrosoft Taps Business and Cybersecurity Leader Kevin Thomas as SVP of Strategic Growth to Further Accelerate Company Growth and Momentum

Tuesday, September 28, 2021 - 1:07pm

Thomas brings to the new position both business and cybersecurity leadership experience, with nearly 20 years in the federal government market.

Key Points: 
  • Thomas brings to the new position both business and cybersecurity leadership experience, with nearly 20 years in the federal government market.
  • Thomas has served in operational, leadership and cybersecurity consulting roles at various IT services companies serving federal government.
  • "Cybersecurity is a pressing national security concern that calls for collaborative solutions built on expert technology skills and strategy," said Thomas.
  • "I am eager to build on Electrosoft's stellar experience, expertise and growth momentum to support even more government leaders in addressing their cybersecurity challenges."

ISACA to Host Inaugural ISACA Conference Europe Virtual Event

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 6:21pm

Next month, ISACA will host the first-ever ISACA Conference Europe , an event focused on emerging technologies, best practices, and leadership development.

Key Points: 
  • Next month, ISACA will host the first-ever ISACA Conference Europe , an event focused on emerging technologies, best practices, and leadership development.
  • ISACA Conference Europe sessions range from 25-75 minutes in length and provide the opportunity to earn up to 19 continuing professional education credits.
  • Sessions will be presented live via ISACAs virtual conference platform, and many will feature a live Q&A with speakers.
  • ISACA Conference Europe encompasses topics previously found at ISACA events like CACS, CSX and Capability Counts.

Nano One Appoints Gordon Kukec Independent Director

Tuesday, September 7, 2021 - 8:05am

Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - September 7, 2021) - Nano One Materials Corp. (TSX: NANO) (OTC Pink: NNOMF) (FSE: LBMB) ("Nano One" or the "Company"), a clean technology company with patented processes for the low-cost, low-environmental footprint production of high-performance cathode materials used in lithium-ion batteries, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Gordon Kukec as an independent Director to the Board effective immediately.

Key Points: 
  • Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - September 7, 2021) - Nano One Materials Corp. (TSX: NANO) (OTC Pink: NNOMF) (FSE: LBMB) ("Nano One" or the "Company"), a clean technology company with patented processes for the low-cost, low-environmental footprint production of high-performance cathode materials used in lithium-ion batteries, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Gordon Kukec as an independent Director to the Board effective immediately.
  • Mr. Kukec has 30 years experience spanning a range of senior executive leadership roles responsible for innovating and adapting corporate, commercial and IT strategy at various international Canadian corporations.
  • Gord Kukec, noted, "I am excited to be joining the Nano One Board at such a significant stage in the development of the Company.
  • Nano One Materials Corp (Nano One) is a clean technology company with a patented, scalable and low carbon intensity industrial process for the low-cost production of high-performance lithium-ion battery cathode materials.

ISACA Introduces New Audit Programs for Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery and Blockchain

Thursday, August 26, 2021 - 5:53pm

Global IT association ISACA is helping auditors expand their expertise in those areas by introducing two new audit programs: IT Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery Audit Program and Blockchain Framework Audit Program .

Key Points: 
  • Global IT association ISACA is helping auditors expand their expertise in those areas by introducing two new audit programs: IT Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery Audit Program and Blockchain Framework Audit Program .
  • The IT Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery Audit Program provides auditors with guidance in navigating the recovery process should an unplanned event or an emergency occur.
  • The Blockchain Framework Audit Program complements ISACAs recently released Blockchain Framework and Guidance and assists auditors in evaluating the effectiveness of the implemented blockchain controls.
  • The IT Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery Audit Program is complimentary to members and can be accessed at https://www.isaca.org/bookstore/audit-control-and-security-essentials/wa... .

ISACA Welcomes Past Board Chair Chris Dimitriadis as First Chief Global Strategy Officer

Monday, August 23, 2021 - 5:59pm

Long-time ISACA member, volunteer and past board chair Chris Dimitriadis has stepped into a new ISACA leadership role as the first chief global strategy officer at the global tech association and learning organization.

Key Points: 
  • Long-time ISACA member, volunteer and past board chair Chris Dimitriadis has stepped into a new ISACA leadership role as the first chief global strategy officer at the global tech association and learning organization.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210823005525/en/
    Long-time ISACA member, volunteer and past board chair Chris Dimitriadis has stepped into a new ISACA leadership role as the first chief global strategy officer at the global tech association and learning organization.
  • Dimitriadis, who began his journey with ISACA in 2003 after being encouraged to obtain the CISA certification, served on the ISACA board of directors for 10 years, including as board chair from 2015-2017.
  • Dimitriadis joins other senior leaders at ISACA who have joined the association in the last two years, including a new chief membership officer, chief product officer, chief technology officer and chief financial officer after Samuelsons arrival as CEO.

Global Knowledge, a Skillsoft Company, Publishes Annual Top-Paying Certifications List

Tuesday, August 17, 2021 - 2:15pm

Skillsoft (NYSE: SKIL), a leader in corporate digital learning, has today released its annual Global Knowledge 15 Top-Paying Certifications List , which reveals the most in-demand skills and technology areas for organizations, as well as the average salaries associated with them.

Key Points: 
  • Skillsoft (NYSE: SKIL), a leader in corporate digital learning, has today released its annual Global Knowledge 15 Top-Paying Certifications List , which reveals the most in-demand skills and technology areas for organizations, as well as the average salaries associated with them.
  • Cybersecurity and cloud certifications lead the way in 2021, confirming how crucial risk management has become to organizations today.
  • The certifications on this list are accredited by industry-leaders, including AWS, Cisco, Google Cloud, ISACA and Microsoft.
  • IT professionals who participated in Global Knowledges IT Skills and Salary Survey, an annual survey of technology professionals and IT decision-makers.