Experience & Qualifications
Founded in 2008 and headquartered in the Pacific Northwest, KGS Consulting, LLC specializes in working with small to medium size Credit Unions.
With over twenty years of experience working in Credit Union IT operations, KGS's owner, Jim Benlein, understands the Credit Union difference. He has the background and knowledge to understand the situations you're running into; the problems you're experiencing; and the solutions you're looking for.
A member of the Information System Auditing and Control Association [ISACA] and holder of Certified Information System Auditor [CISA] and Certified Information Security Manager [CISM] credentials, Jim can work with you to integrate recognized Best Practice models and solutions into your operations and business practices.
ISACA is an internationally recognized organization of information governance, control, security, and audit professionals. ISACA provides standards and guidelines for information system audit, assurance and control; including COBIT, Risk IT, and Val IT. ISACA is also the organization behind the CISA, CISM (Certified Information Security Manager), and CGEIT (Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT) credentials.
The CISA & CISM designations are awarded to those individuals with an interest
in Information Systems auditing, control, and security who have met and
continue to meet the following requirements regarding:
- Successful completion of the CISA & CISM examinations
- Information systems auditing, control or security experience
- Adherence to the Code of Professional Ethics
- Adherence to the continuing professional education program
- Compliance with the Information Systems Auditing Standards