CEO Desk
CISA CEO welcomes you to 2024 - A year of impact

As we welcome 2024, I am thrilled to share our vision and plans for the year ahead. For us at CISA we anticipate a year of opportunities and growth and I trust the same is true for you. 

The Institute is turning 21 this year! We will be rolling out various initiatives over the coming months. I hope you will join us as we celebrate this milestone and embark on the new initiatives into the next ...

Thoughts from the Frontier
Welcome to the December 2023 Newsletter

Informed. Proactive. Relevant.
That is the purpose of our newsletter. Welcome to the December 2023 edition!


Modern compliance officers have available to them more information than ever before. Every day, countless articles, lists, reports, and documents are published worldwide.

Let's explore how AI is reshaping the landscape of understanding who the customer is.


According to a PwC survey, there are scenarios and megatrends that will influence how the world will evolve, reshape society and change the world of work in the future.

Thoughts from the Frontier

In the complex landscape of modern business, where legal frameworks and ethical considerations are interconnected and increasingly important, the role of compliance is integral in sustaining the integrity – and reputation – of organisations.


There are many questions regarding the intersection between the Financial Intelligence Centre Act (FICA) and the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA). These two Acts may seem contradictory at first, however, upon closer examination, both have comprehensive mechanisms in place to safeguard personal information.


Award nominations close pn 31 October 2023

GACP and Regulatory Updates

The GACP is regularly reviewed to ensure that it remains relevant considering any changes in the compliance environment and practices, both locally and internationally. The current GACP was released at the end of 2018. We are pleased to announce that the latest review and revision of the GACP will be launched at the Annual Compliance Awards and Graduation Ceremony on 2 December 2022. For more ...

Thoughts from the Frontier

Denzel Washington said “Show me a successful individual and I’ll show you someone who had real positive influences in his or her life. I don’t care what you do for a living, if you do it well, I’m sure there was someone cheering you on or showing the way. A mentor.”

Thoughts from the Frontier

Blockchain is a system in which a trail of transactions made in Bitcoin or another cryptocurrency are maintained across multiple computers that are linked in a peer-to-peer (P2P) network. It provides a channel to obtain evidence of transactions. Blockchain and other distributed ledger technologies are likely to radically change the financial eco-system as virtual assets become widely available and ...