IT Auditing: Systems & Infrastructure Life Cycle Management

  • Item No. : 6062
  • ISBN : 978-1-935133-27-8
  • Publisher : Pleier Corporation
  • Publish Date : 2009
  • Authors : Robert E. Davis, CISA, CICA
  • Media : CD/DVD
  • Member Price : $115.00
  • Non-Member Price : $115.00

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This self-paced PowerPoint presentation with accompanying material is organized to provide training of IT auditors, IT Audit Managers, and Audit Managers.  The “Administrator’s Guide” and accompanying "Participant's Guide" provide tools for group and individual self-paced training.

 

IT Auditing: Systems and Infrastructure Life Cycle Management contains 370 PowerPoint slides with slide notes offering a practical method for performing IT audits and reviews addressing Systems and Infrastructure Life Cycle Management.  Furthermore, the PowerPoint slides content allows presentation and participation in either a group or individual self-paced training format.

This “IT Auditing: Systems and Infrastructure Life Cycle Management” course can be offered in a 3 day period as outlined in the PowerPoint slides, in any timeframe to meet an organization's needs, or in a self-paced mode for individuals.

 

This course provides a detailed examination of IT audit procedures for Systems & Infrastructure Life Cycle Management. Participants who complete this course will be adequately prepared to perform competent Systems & Infrastructure Life Cycle Management assessments.

Course Outcome – Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to:

1. Evaluate the business case for purposed system development and/or acquisition to ensure that it meets the entity’s business goal.

2. Evaluate the project management framework and project governance practices to ensure that business objectives are achieved in a cost-effective manner, while managing risks to the entity.

3. Perform assurance services to ensure that a project is progressing in accordance with project plans, is adequately supported by documentation and status reporting is accurate.

4. Evaluate proposed control mechanisms for systems and/or infrastructure during specification, development/acquisition, and testing to ensure that they will provide safeguards and comply with the entity’s policies and other requirements.

5. Evaluate the processes through which systems and/or infrastructure are developed or acquired and tested to ensure that the deliverables meet the entity’s objectives.

6. Evaluate the readiness of the system and/or infrastructure for implementation and migration into production.

7. Perform post-implementation assurance services of systems and/or infrastructure to ensure that they meet the entity’s objectives and are subject to effective controls.

8. Perform periodic assurance services of systems and/or infrastructure to ensure that they continue to meet the entity’s objectives and are subject to effective controls.

9. Evaluate the process by which systems and/or infrastructure are maintained to ensure the continued support of the entity’s objectives and are subject to effective controls.