Kenneth L. Vander Wal

Kenneth L. Vander Wal, CISA, CPA, and International Vice President of ISACA, is a retired national partner in the Technology and Security Risk Services (TSRS) practice of Ernst & Young, where he was responsible for the firm's global TSRS quality and risk management program. With more than 35 years of IT experience, he has understanding of multiple areas of information systems in a variety of industries, including systems development, systems programming, project management, quality assurance, IT auditing and systems security. Before joining Ernst & Young in 1979, Vander Wal worked at the Pentagon, where he developed systems to support the Department of Army staff, and for a computer software company in a systems technical support role. He is a member of the ISACA Chicago Chapter and a coauthor of the IT Control Objectives for Sarbanes-Oxley, 2nd Edition, published by ITGI.