ISACA’s 2017 EuroCACS Conference Expands To Meet Cyber Security Training Demand

ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–With demand for information and cyber security training for IT audit professionals growing, ISACA’s European Computer Audit, Control and Security (EuroCACS) Conference, taking place 29–31 May 2017 in Munich, Germany, is expanding by offering two new cyber security/security tracks.

Session topics within the new tracks include:

  • Top 10 Cyber Risks
  • Cyber Security Corporate Strategy
  • Bridging the Cyber Skills Gap From Within, IoT and AI: New Threats and Mitigations
  • Cyber Security: Getting the Business Engaged

In addition to the expanded program for 2017, attendees will hear opening and closing keynote addresses from Dan Cobley and Margaret Heffernan, respectively.

Cobley spent three years as managing director of Google in the UK and Ireland, and is currently building financial technology start-up businesses with Blenheim Chalcot, a London-based venture builder. Cobley has also served in marketing leadership roles at Capital One, Pepsi, Walkers and Ask Jeeves. Cobley’s unique take on marketing has heightened his profile, including a well-received TED talk on the intersection of physics and marketing.

Heffernan, an entrepreneur, CEO of five companies and prize-winning author of five books, will address the question “Can Technology Solve Everything?” Focusing on the future, Heffernan will challenge attendees to consider how technology can tackle enterprise and industry problems.

“As our roles continue to evolve to meet changing demands, this year’s EuroCACS Conference will offer attendees the opportunity to add to their existing skillset and bring new strategies to their organizations,” said Christos Dimitriadis, Ph.D., CISA, CISM, CRISC, chair of ISACA’s Board of Directors and group director of information security at INTRALOT. “We are thrilled to host Dan Cobley and Margaret Heffernan at this year’s EuroCACS Conference. Their addition will add value to an already impressive roster of speakers and presenters.”

The EuroCACS Conference targets audit/assurance, compliance, risk, security, and strategy/governance professionals. With the new additions, this year’s program will offer 60 sessions. Other tracks include:

Attendees also can participate in several pre- and post-conference workshops. Topics include:

Additionally, on Monday, 29 May, ISACA’s Connecting Women Leaders in Technology program will host a networking session.

More information is available at:


ISACA® ( helps professionals around the globe realize the positive potential of technology in an evolving digital world. By offering industry-leading knowledge, standards, credentialing and education, ISACA enables professionals to apply technology in ways that instill confidence, address threats, drive innovation and create positive momentum for their organizations. Established in 1969, ISACA is a global association with more than 140,000 members and certification holders in 187 countries. ISACA is the creator of the COBIT framework, which helps organizations effectively govern and manage their information and technology.


TA-Petro Exhibiting Sponsor at the 2017 Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) March 23 – March 25

WESTLAKE, Ohio–(BUSINESS WIRE)–TravelCenters of America LLC, (TravelCenters), operator of TA® and Petro Stopping Centers® branded travel centers, is doing it BIG in Louisville at MATS this year. From the Shower Trailer, to FREE Truck Parking and shuttle service, to selling tires and servicing rigs, it’s well worth a visit. Here are some of the fun and exciting events TA and Petro will be hosting and sponsoring in their newly designed booth #19156, at MATS 2017.

FREE Truck Parking and Shuttle Service: The Papa Johns Cardinal Stadium Truck Parking lot has space for drivers to park trucks/RVs for FREE (no hook-ups). There will be FREE shuttles to and from the convention center, food vendors, showers, and portable restrooms. Free Truck Parking and shuttle service was made possible by TA and Petro Stopping Centers. Visit for more information.

Shower Trailer: TA and Petro will be making a splash at MATS as sponsor of the shower trailer located in the FREE truck parking lot. Drivers can schedule a shower at the TA and Petro booth #19156 or at the shower tent in the lot. TA and Petro will provide one FREE souvenir towel and soap with each shower appointment, while supplies last. Showers are FREE for UltraONE® Platinum members.

TA Truck Service Commercial Tire Network: NEW this year, TA Truck Service will have a wide selection of tires for sale right in the booth! Stop by and learn how they make buying tires easier than ever. All backed by a nationwide warranty.

OnSITE Truck Services: Also NEW this year, TA Truck Service OnSITE truck and technicians will be on-site at MATS located in the FREE truck parking lot, ready and willing to work on rigs. Services the OnSITE technicians will be offering at MATS include tire replacements and repairs, DOT inspections — for 393 appendix G compliance, used truck inspections — an in-depth inspection for lease turn-in or used truck warranty, computer diagnostics and fault code troubleshooting, electrical system testing and starting and charging systems repairs, air system repairs, mud flap maintenance or installation, wheel balancing, and other light repairs.

FREE Samples to Savor: Attendees visiting TA and Petro Stopping Centers booth #19156 will be in for a treat with FREE tastes of our World Blends® coffee, the freshest roast on the road. Samples include: Columbia Blend, Extreme Blend, French Vanilla Cappuccino and Cinnabon Cappuccino.

Captain Cool is Here: Visit the coolest cup on the road- live and in person! Take a photo with Captain Cool and learn all about the newest fountain beverage cup.

Be an Instant Winner: Drivers can be instant winners and enter to receive special prize giveaways by the Store group. Prizes include: Blue Parrott B350-XT Noise Canceling Bluetooth Headset, Blue Parrott B450-XT Premium Noise Canceling Bluetooth Headset, Blue Tiger Elite St. Christopher Headset, Rand McNally TND Tablet 70, Rand McNally Dashcam 300, Rand McNally Bluetooth Tracker, Cobra 29 LX Max Smart CB Radio.

Verizon UltraMobile Retailer: Learn how to stay connected anytime, anywhere. TA-Petro will have various Verizon products available for sale right in the booth.

Spin the Wheel: With the spin of the wheel, attendees win prizes and make donations. All proceeds benefit the St. Christopher Truckers Development and Relief Fund (SCF).

About TravelCenters of America LLC
TravelCenters of America LLC (TravelCenters), headquartered in Westlake, Ohio, conducts business in 43 states and Canada, principally under the TA® and Petro Stopping Centers® travel center brands and the Minit Mart® convenience store brand. For more information on TravelCenters, TA, and Petro Stopping Centers, please visit For more information on Minit Mart, please visit

About SCF
The St. Christopher Truckers Development and Relief Fund (SCF) is a 501(c) (3), nonprofit organization that provides financial assistance to professional truck drivers who have medical problems and are in need of financial assistance. For more information, please visit or call (865) 202-9428.