If you are into cybersecurity or interested in it, then this journal is for you. It is an eye-catching journal and interesting reading if you are in the field.  ISACA stands for Information Systems Audit and Control Association. It goes only by its acronym to reflect the broad range of IT governance professionals. It is non-profit.

The ISACA Journal seeks to enhance the proficiency and competitive advantage of its international readership by providing managerial and technical guidance from experienced global authors. The Journal’s noncommercial, peer-reviewed articles focus on topics critical to professionals involved in IT audit, risk management, governance, security, privacy and assurance.

Here are topics of three of the issues: The Business of Interconnectivity, The Human Element of Security, and Do Algorithms Make the World Go Round? Some feature articles are case studies; for example, “Case Study: Technology Modernization Readiness and IT Cost Savings.” Here is an interesting feature article:  “What Role do Humans Play in Ensuring Cybersecurity?”

Each issue includes a “Plus” section, which contains a crossword puzzle, help source Q&A, CPE Quiz, and ISACA Bookstore Supplement.  Answers to the puzzle are included in the issue and the puzzle is related to the topics in the issue.

The journal is published 6 times per year and combines short columns with longer feature articles. Additionally, the journal offers online-exclusive articles weekly. You can access the journal online if you become a professional, graduate, or student member.  The journal is located in the print collection with current 12 months on the shelf.

Originally posted in the Freeman/Lozier Library’s quarterly newsletter, More Than BooksV. 25 No. 4, Fall 2022.

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