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Certified the 60,000th CISA earlier this year
More than 45,000 current CISAs
A 2007 survey of ISACA members who hold the CISA designation revealed:
94% value their CISA certification
72% agreed that CISA has advanced their career
541 South Africa
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C/S America 750
N. America 7,100
9,000 serve as IT audit practitioners
9,000 serve as IS/IT audit directors, managers, or hold senior positions
2,200 serve as chief audit executives (CAEs), audit partners or audit heads
11,000 hold managerial or consulting positions in IT operations or compliance
3,800 serve as CIOs, CISOs, security directors, security managers
1,400 serve as the CEO or CFO of theirorganizations
CIO Magazine, SC Magazine and Foote Partners research continually cite CISA as a credential that earns top pay compared with other credentials
Certification Magazine’s 2007 salary survey ranked CISA in the top five highest paying certifications
Salary for auditing certifications such as CISA continue to be boosted by compliance requirements and independent auditor control provisions
The IRT method of classifying exam items allows the CISA Certification Board to:
The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has awarded accreditation under ISO/IEC 17024 to the CISA certification program in 2005.
Accreditation by ANSI signifies that ISACA’s procedures meet ANSI’s requirements for openness, balance, consensus and due process.
Reaccredited in 2006 and 2007.
Currently being assessed for 2008.
9,145 CISM Certifications have been awarded since 2003
Currently there are more than 8,000 active CISM members of ISACA
This year the total number of CISMs awarded will exceed 10,000
Member CISMs by ISACA Region
Central / South America
Europe / Africa
Central / South America
Europe / Africa
This June the CISM Exam was offered in four
languages. For the first time it was available in
IT professionals who obtained ISACA's information security managers certification (CISM) are in a better position to deal with the growing emphasis on business needs over technology, according to a recent survey of more than 1,400 CISMs in 83 countries. (CSO Magazine)
A report shows that formally certified security professionals on average are commanding about 10% to 15% higher salaries than noncertified individuals in comparable roles. Among the certification programs commanding the highest premiums were Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and Certified Information Security Manager (CISM). (Computerworld)
CISM was listed as the 2nd highest paid certification in Certification Magazine’s 2007 salary survey.
The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has awarded accreditation under ISO/IEC 17024 to the Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) in 2005.
Accreditation by ANSI signifies that ISACA’s procedures meet ANSI’s essential requirements for openness, balance, consensus and due process.
Reaccredited in 2006 and 2007. Currently being assessed for 2008.
364 CGEITs as of 26 June 2008
All certified via the grandfathering provision
Grandfathering provision ends 31 October 2008
Until 31 October 2008, can apply for certification as a CGEIT without being required to pass the CGEIT examination. Requires:
In order to qualify for the CGEIT certification under the grandfathering provision an applicant must provide evidence of management, advisory or oversight experience associated with the governance of the IT-related contribution to an enterprise. Eight (8) years of such experience is required and is defined and described specifically by the CGEIT job practice domains and task statements. Specifically, an applicant must have:
Advanced (post-graduate) degrees and certificates, up to three (3) of the eight years of required experience can be substituted as follows:
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