Newsletter ISACA Global 12/2020

Dear Members,

below, please find recent ISACA news and releases:


ISACA Global recently made strides into the privacy space with the new Certified Data Privacy Solutions Engineer™ (CDPSE™) certification and the upcoming virtual Privacy in Practice conference debuting on 8 December. Understanding the future of where ISACA is headed and the careful thinking behind initiatives can be learned via this helpful video from Nader Qaimari, ISACA’s Chief Product Officer.

If you have already begun the journey to CDPSE, you can now register to take the beta exam, which will be conducted 11-31 January 2021.

Eligible CDPSE Beta Exam candidates receive:

  • A complimentary CDPSE review manual to prepare for the exam*
  • US $50 savings on their exam fees

Limited spots are available—so be sure to act quickly, if you are interested.

*Note: A promo code for the free CDPSE review manual will be sent to candidates who register for the beta exam.


ISACA and the Cloud Security Alliance® (CSA) partnered to launch the Certificate in Cloud Auditing Knowledge (CCAK) to fill a gap in the market for vendor neutral, technical education for IT audit, security, and risk professionals. CCAK prepares IT professionals to:

  • Understand cloud computing terminology, constitution and delivery methods and address critical challenges such as transparency, encryption, colocation, scale, and scope.
  • Educate the audit committee effectively.
  • Address unique cloud auditing challenges, such as technology stacks, deployment frameworks, DevOps, CI/CD, automation, and governance.

The CCAK exam will be available end of Q1 2021. Learn more and sign up to get updates.


ISACA is proud to help champion the cybersecurity profession as a founding member of the Cyber Security Alliance, which is delivering the UK Cyber Security Council Formation Project. The project will help support organizations and professionals seeking structured and accredited training and certification in cybersecurity, as well as access to the latest thinking and practices to tackle the challenges of the future. More information will be forthcoming in 2021.


ISACA’s IT Risk Fundamentals Certificate and related training is ideal for professionals who wish to learn about IT-related risk, whom currently interact with risk professionals, or are new to risk and/or interested in working as a risk or IT risk profession.


Finish the year strong…

  • Reminder: Renew your membership and/or certifications by the end of the year
  • Members have access to free CPEs to fulfill requirements