|[March 14, 2017]
Daymond John to Keynote ISACA Flagship Conference
Daymond John, star of the ABC TV series "Shark Tank" and CEO and founder
of FUBU, will deliver the closing keynote address at the 2017
North America Computer Audit, Control and Security (CACS) Conference,
1-3 May, in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Joining John in addressing conference attendees will be Brent Bushnell,
who will deliver the opening keynote. The CEO of Two Bit Circus, a Los
Angeles-based experiential entertainment company, Bushnell also served
as the on-camera inventor for the ABC TV show "Extreme Makeover: Home
Edition." Bushnell's keynote, titled "The Importance of Hard Problems"
will address why the only problems worth solving are the hard ones.
"Comfort with risk and unknowns is a key aspect of learning and growth.
When working on a team, the ideal scenario is to get everyone to that
threshold where they are pushed to their limit but not further," said
Bushnell. "When you have history with a team, you know where that
threshold is, but it takes time to develop when that awareness isn't
America CACS Conference targets audit/assurance, COBIT, compliance,
risk, security, and strategy/governance professionals. This year's
program will include the following tracks:
Audit & Assurance-general and advanced tracks
Security/Cyber security-managerial and technical tracks
Integrated Risk Management
Data Analytics and Big Data
Leadership Development and Career Management
Industry Trends and Insights
An Enhanced Learning Package will be offered; with the Gold package,
attendees will have the opportunity to meet John. Additionally, the
conference will feature a special networking session as part of ISACA's
Connecting Women Leaders in Technology program. Wellness opportunities
will be offered, including fitness breaks and chair massages.
A new feature for 2017 will be the Master's Classes, giving participants
access to longer, more in-depth sessions. The Master's Classes include:
Building a Data Analytics Program for Audit
How to Create a Business Case for a Cybersecurity Program
PCI (News - Alert) Data Security Standard: Dealing with the challenges of evolving
Attendees also will have the opportunity to participate in several pre-
and post-conference workshops. The current schedule offers a wide range
of topics for professionals:
Two-day Workshops; Pre-Conference (14 CPE): COBIT
5 Foundation, Cyber
Security Fundamentals, Applied
Data Analysis and CISA
One-day Workshops; Post-Conference (7 CPE): The
Intersection of IT & Assurance by Leveraging COBIT 5, WS6-Using
Risk Scenarios, Cyber
Security for Auditors, IT
Audit Leadership: Advancing your Career.
More information about the North America CACS conference is available
helps professionals around the globe realize the positive potential of
technology in an evolving digital world. By offering industry-leading
knowledge, standards, credentialing and education, ISACA enables
professionals to apply technology in ways that instill confidence,
address threats, drive innovation and create positive momentum for their
organizations. Established in 1969, ISACA is a global association with
more than 140,000 members and certification holders in 187 countries.
ISACA is the creator of the COBIT framework, which helps organizations
effectively govern and manage their information and technology. Through
its Cybersecurity Nexus (CSX), ISACA helps organizations develop skilled
cyber workforces and enables individuals to grow and
advance their cyber careers.
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