2009 General Audit Management (GAM) Conference: Session Detail

CS2-5: MONDAY MARCH 16, 2009, 12:45-1:55 p.m.

The Universe of IT Audit

Kirk Rehage
Group Manager, IT Audit, Chevron Corporation
Steve Hunt, CIA, CISA, CBM
Senior Manager, Crowe Horwath LLP
  • Understand the organization and how IT supports it.
  • Define and understand the IT environment.
  • Identify the role of risk assessment in determining the IT audit universe.
  • Formulize the annual IT audit plan.



Presenter Biography: Kirk Rehage

Kirk Rehage is responsible for the assurance and controls consulting activities of the internal audit department for Chevron's worldwide IT assets. He has more than 30 years of energy industry experience, and he has held a variety of roles in the delivery of IT services, including technical programming of engineering and earth science analytical and database solutions, building computing infrastructure and networking environments, and managing application delivery organizations. For the last 10 years, Rehage has been involved with the management of the corporate IT audit function. He is a member of The IIAs Advanced Technology Committee and Information Systems Audit and Control Association.

Presenter Biography: Steve Hunt, CIA, CISA, CBM

Steve Hunt has more than 20 years of combined professional experience within the public accounting industry, internal auditing, consulting firms, and other professional service providers. His experience includes in-depth Sarbanes-Oxley compliance management, internal and external auditing, business process development/reengineering, and Big Four business development. Hunt's background also includes several years' experience with SAP R/3 configuration, management consulting, business process reengineering, and application security and controls consulting. He is vice chair of The IIA's International Advanced Technology Committee, and he co-authored two IIA Global Technology Audit Guides. Hunt was also selected to serve on the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants 2007 Top Technology Initiative Task Force.



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