The South Africa Chapter covers all of South Africa, and meetings are held in Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban, Pretoria, East London, and Port Elizabeth. Our mission: To promote the Assurance, Security and Governance of information systems locally. The chapter's main objectives are: - To promote the education of, and help expand the knowledge and skills of its members in the interrelated fields of auditing, quality assurance, security, IS audit and control, and IT governance. - To encourage an open exchange of IS audit and control, quality assurance, and security techniques, approaches, and problem solving by its members. - To promote adequate communication to keep members abreast of current events in IS audit and control, quality assurance, and security fields that can be of benefit to them and their employers. - To communicate to management, auditors, universities, and to IS professionals the importance of establishing controls necessary to ensure the effective organization and utilization of IT resources. - To promote the Association's professional certifications.