2009 General Audit Management (GAM) Conference: Session Detail

CS4-5: MONDAY MARCH 16, 2009, 3:50-5:00 p.m.

IT Risks - Are You Who You Say You Are?

W. Brad Hamilton, CPA
Senior Manager, City of Tallahassee
  • Learn about the required controls to ensure a users identity when accessing an IT device or system.
  • Explore best practices for managing and maintaining user accounts.
  • Find out the advantages to using audit/log files during your examination and review.
  • Discover effective and efficient audit procedures for delivered, default, and system IDs. 

Presenter Biography: W. Brad Hamilton, CPA

Brad Hamilton is responsible for PeopleSoft reporting and security administration. He has more than 10 years of experience in implementing, managing, and upgrading PeopleSoft applications. Previously, Hamilton was involved in year-end budgetary and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles reporting with an emphasis in technology, human resources, pension, and payroll. As an instructor for MIS Training Institute since 1999, he has taught several courses on auditing and securing PeopleSoft applications and IT risks. Hamilton is a frequent presenter at national conferences. He was formerly with Deloitte & Touche, a financial institution, and a national real estate development company.  

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