About

We are one of the oldest and largest of BCS' many Specialist Groups and have been in existence since 1965.

We have nearly two thousand members, many within the top 100 companies. Our members come from a wide cross section of business including the accountancy and information technology professions, central and local government, the banking, manufacturing and service sectors, as well as academia.

Anyone with an interest in information risk management and assurance is welcome. The wide interests of the group are reflected in our objectives which include:

  • To encourage research into the risk management of information systems and to promote the development of information risk management, control & assurance.
  • To provide a forum for the development of awareness and competence in information systems risk management.
  • To promote the efficient, effective and economical use of risk management within information systems.
  • To represent the interests of the Information Risk Management and Assurance Specialist Group to other bodies.
  • To be the primary focus for information risk management and assurance within the BCS.

We hold around a dozen events each year at the BCS London offices and the majority are free of charge to all BCS members. We also make the occasional foray elsewhere within the UK and Ireland. We record all of our London events for subsequent viewing on our web site which enables non-attendees to stay in touch with the latest information risk management and assurance techniques no matter where in the world they may be...

Objectives and Constitution of IRMA Group

How you can find out more

You are welcome to attend any of our evening  meetings to look us over, totally without charge or obligation. Register to attend one of our meetings.

Contact our secretary for further details.