“I was working for the government in Scotland in 1987 and saw that more auditors were required for IT audits. I knew it would be a great career move if I could get on that learning curve.”

 Heriot Prentice, IIA director of standards and guidance


 About ISACA

ISACA was incorporated in 1969 by a small group of people who recognized a need for a centralized source of information and guidance in the growing field of auditing controls for computer systems. Today, ISACA has more than 115,000 constituents worldwide.

Community Involvement

Our parent organization, The ISACA Greater Houston Chapter, has over 1000 members in the Houston audit community from Big Four Advisory, Mid Market, and Industry leaders.

We also have partnerships with many meetups in the Houston area such as Modern Development User Group, The Houston SharePoint user group,  and Young Professionals in Information Technology to help with improving the technical talent in the Houston community,

Learn about the CISA

Contribute to the PAC

The Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) is ISACA’s iconic entry level certificate. It is ranked as the third highest paying IT certificate in 2014 by Global Knowledge, out ranking the PMP, Six Sigma Green Belt, and Certified Ethical Hacker. In accounting, CISA holders earn an average of $96,000, whereas CIA holders earn an average of $90,000, according to a 2012 study.