VILNIUS, LITHUANIA, March 3, 2003 – In an effort to support the Lithuanian chapter of the Information Systems Audit and Control Association, Metasite has sponsored the development of the Lithuanian ISACA website (www.isaca.lt).
With more than 26,000 members in over 100 countries, the Information Systems Audit and Control Association® (ISACA® ) is a recognized global leader in IT governance, control and assurance. Founded in 1969, ISACA sponsors international conferences, training events and a global knowledge network (K-NET), administers the globally respected Certified Information Systems Auditor™ (CISA®) designation earned by more than 29,000 professionals worldwide and the new Certified Information Security Manager™ (CISM™) designation, and develops globally applicable information systems (IS) auditing and control standards.
Formed on 24 September 2002, the Lithuanian ISACA chapter includes IT specialists from leading Lithuanian IT firms, business consultancies and financial institutions, namely Ernst&Young Baltic, Bitė GSM, Alna, Blue Bridge, Metasite, Etronika, Cygate Lietuva, the Lithuanian Central Bank, Informacinės Technologijos, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Microsoft Business Solutions, Narbutas ir Ko, Sybase Solutions, Microlink Data and Ogmios centras.
Metasite has been among the several companies that pioneered the use of COBIT IT governance tool in Lithuania. Linking information technology and control practices, COBIT consolidates and harmonizes standards from prominent global sources into a critical resource for management, control professionals and auditors. As such, COBIT represents an authoritative, up-to-date control framework, a set of generally accepted control objectives, and a complimentary product that enables the easy application of the Framework and Control Objectives – called the Audit Guidelines. Since 2002, Metasite has been offering COBIT-compliant IT governance auditing and consultancy services to Lithuanian enterprises and mid-sized companies.