January 9, 2008

From the President

 

Happy New Year!!!!

I am happy to report that last year we were highly successful in having a meeting every month but one. So 2008 will surely bring many opportunities for us to learn something new and I hope that each of you will help our Chapter achieve our this goal.

Our meeting for this month will be on Wed January 9 from 7:30am to 9:00am.  Please RSVP by Tues January 8th to secure your reservation.

If you are in need of CPE please be sure to review the “Need CPE Opportunities” at the bottom of this email. 

If you have not renewed your membership please do so as soon as possible.  You can do it online at www.isaca.org logon and click on renew.

We do not have a speaker lined up for February.  If you know anyone who might be interested or if you yourself would be interested in speaking we welcome the opportunity to learn.   Remember you do get CPE for presenting.  Also, if you have ideas for meeting topics please feel free to contact me with your ideas.  Your help would be greatly appreciated.

 

Thank you and hope to see you there!

Susan Ross
434-5780 \ 818-7092

 

Meeting Details

 

CPE:  1

 

 

Date:

Topic:

Wednesday, January 9, 2007

“How Laws, Criminals, and Technology are Changing IT Audits”

 

 

Place:

Agenda:

The Crescent Club

7:30am - 8:00 am  -Breakfast/Chapter  Business

6075 Poplar Ave.

8:00 am - 9:00 am  - Speaker

Memphis, TN

 

 

 

Cost:

Speaker:

$15.00  members

Tony Brooks, CISA

Director of I.T. Assurance and Risk Services

HORNE LLP, CPAs and Business Advisors

 

$20.00 non-members

 

 

About the Topic

 

“How Laws, Criminals, and Technology are Changing IT Audits”

Overview

This presentation discusses critical factors that are significantly changing the way information technology is managed and audited, including:

- the accounting and security issues that are driving IT regulations

- the significant penalties for non-compliance with IT regulations

- how customers, vendors and competitors are driving IT changes

- how criminals are making IT management much more difficult

- the challenges that IT managers face in today's business and technology       environment

- how IT auditing is changing to reflect these changes and challenges

 

About the Speaker

 

Tony Brooks is Director of I.T. Assurance and Risk Services with HORNE LLP, a 530-person CPA and Business Advisory firm with twelve offices in AZ, AL, LA, MS and TN, and clients in 42 states.  He is a Certified Information Systems Auditor and Information Systems Consultant with over 25 years of information technology experience.  His audit and consulting practice focuses on the critical technology issues faced by today’s organization executives, including information technology regulatory compliance (Sarbanes Oxley, GLBA, HIPAA, FTC, NIGC), information privacy and security, records management, fraud prevention, disaster recovery, and business continuity.  His clients come from wide variety of industries including retail, manufacturing, banking, health care, agriculture, property management, gaming, and government.

 

Tony has been a professional speaker and trainer for nearly 25 years. Prior to joining HORNE four years ago, he worked 18 years for a $45 billion regional banking company in applications systems management, internet banking, product development and training.   He has delivered well over a hundred presentations and training seminars during his career, including meetings of the Institute of Internal Auditors, Health Care Financial Managers Association, Association of Information Technology Professionals, Construction Financial Managers Association, the Louisiana HIPAA conference, and Barristers Educational Services for Lawyers. 

 

Tony Brooks, CISA

Director of I.T. Assurance and Risk Services

HORNE LLP, CPAs and Business Advisors

Main Phone: 601.948.0940

Direct Phone: 601.949.8735

Cellular Phone: 601.942.2508

Fax: 601.948.0922

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Visit us online at www.horne-llp.com

 

Additional Information

 

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Need CPE Opportunities?

 

ISACA International will be hosting an e-Symposium click on this link to obtain additional information and to register for the e-Symposium  www.isaca.e-symposium.com.  Please note that individuals can earn three (3) CPE credits for participating in the e-Symposium.