Scholarship Application 2019-2020 Academic Year

The ISACA Boise Chapter is proud to offer a $1,000 scholarship for the 2019-2020 academic school year. This scholarship is to promote students studying in the related fields of Computer Science, Information Systems, Cybersecurity and Accounting.  The application deadline is March 15, 2019.

Nearing its 50th year, ISACA® ( is a global association helping individuals and enterprises achieve the positive potential of technology. Today’s world is powered by technology, and ISACA equips professionals with the knowledge, credentials, education and community to advance their careers and transform their organizations. ISACA leverages the expertise of its 450,000 engaged professionals in information and cyber security, governance, assurance, risk and innovation, as well as its enterprise performance subsidiary, CMMI® Institute, to help advance innovation through technology. ISACA has a presence in 188 countries, including 217 chapters worldwide and offices in both the United States and China.

ISACA’s constituency is characterized by its diversity. The global community of ISACA members and certification holders cover a variety of professional IT-related positions —some of which include IS auditor, consultant, educator, IS security professional, risk professional, chief information officer and internal auditor. Some are new to the field, others are at middle management levels and still others are in the most senior ranks. ISACA constituents work in nearly all industry categories, including financial and banking, public accounting, government and the public sector, utilities and manufacturing.

Click the following to download the 2019-2020 Application:

January 16, 2019 CPE Luncheon

Topic: Hidden Cost of Security Questionnaires

Join us for this presentation by Leo Cuellar

Time and Location: January 16th, at Boise Plaza, 1111 West Jefferson, Room 2NE @ 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM.

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Hidden Cost of Security Questionnaires

Security Questionnaires are critical and vital, and surprisingly, time consuming. In both processing and managing, and responding to security questionnaire, there is a cost per question that can be calculated. This session will present some of the factors that can be used by a business to create their unique formula for their own cost per question. Once the value of questions is determined, it is surprising the hidden costs that are revealed in managing and responding to questionnaires.

Leo Cuellar –  As an experienced Director of Information Security, Risk and Compliance, Leo has focused in IT Security Operations, IT Governance, Secure Development, Compliance, Risk and Privacy. throughout his career. His experience blends a diverse mix of small and Fortune 100 companies and a real-world understanding of the challenges and opportunities of implementing PCI, SOX, PII, HIPAA, NIST, and International regulatory requirements.  His goal is to provide strategic guidance as well as practical expertise in information security, compliance and risk management.