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Introduction to IT Auditing

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Understanding the ins and outs of information technology is critical to the success of audit departments in every industry. Having baseline knowledge of general computer control concepts and knowing how information systems impact the audit environment is the key to doing your job well today and achieving greater success tomorrow.

IT staff auditors, integrated auditors, business process auditors, audit managers and IT personnel will find that this seminar provides a great overview of topics ranging from IT risks and controls to COSO, COBIT and ISO17799. Taught by practitioners with real-world IT audit experience, this course incorporates facilitated discussions, group discussions and practical exercises and covers a wide range of subjects, including information security, information systems strategy and planning, database implementation and support, business continuity planning, business process controls testing, system software, and hardware support and more.  It is a joint effort between The IIA and Deloitte & Touche.

Times:
Day 1 – 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Day 2 – 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Day 3 – 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Day 4 – 8:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.

Course Duration: 3.5 day(s)
CPE Hours Available: 32
Knowledge Level: Intermediate
Field of Study: Auditing
Prerequisites: 

​None

Advance Preparation: 

​None

Delivery Format: On-site Training (Group-Live); Seminar (Group-Live)

​IT Audit Overview

  • IT overview
  • IT risks
  • General computer controls overview

Frameworks

  • COSO
  • COBIT
  • ISO17799

Conducting the IT Audit

  • IT audit planning
  • Develop the audit program
  • Conduct fieldwork
  • Wrap-up, conclude, and report

Information Security

  • Overview
  • Key risks
  • Main audit steps

Information Systems Strategy and Planning

  • Overview
  • Key risks
  • Main audit steps

Database Implementation and Support

  • Overview
  • Key risks
  • Main audit steps

Business Continuity Planning

  • Overview
  • Key risks
  • Main audit steps

Information Systems Operations

  • Overview
  • Key risks
  • Main audit steps

Application Systems Implementation and Maintenance

  • Overview
  • Key risks
  • Main audit steps

Relationships with Outsourced Providers

  • Overview
  • Key risks
  • Main audit steps

Business Process Controls Testing

  • Application security controls
  • Input controls
  • Processing controls
  • Output controls

Network Support

  • Overview
  • Key risks
  • Main audit steps

System Software Support

  • Overview
  • Key risks
  • Main audit steps

Hardware Support

  • Overview
  • Key risks
  • Main audit steps

Resources

  • IT auditing tools

​Most courses can be delivered through on-site training. You might be surprised that the organization leading the profession is just as committed to the delivery of affordable training.

Contact us by calling +1-407-937-1388 or send an e-mail to GetTraining@theiia.org.

LocationsDates
Deloitte & Touche Training Facility - Wacker Dr.
Chicago, Il
Details and pricing
June 24-27,
2014
Deloitte & Touche Training Facility - Atlanta
Atanta, GA
Details and pricing
September 9-12,
2014