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Introduction to IT Auditing (IIA/Deloitte)

Your opportunity to...
  • Understand how information systems impact the internal audit department.
  • Understand audit concerns in the IT environment.
  • Acquire a baseline knowledge of general computer control concepts.
  • Learn the basics of how to perform an IT audit.
  • Acquire a baseline knowledge of application control concepts.
Calling all...
  • IT staff auditors
  • Integrated auditors
  • Business process auditors
  • Audit management who want to learn the basics for IT auditing
  • IT personnel who want to learn about IT from an audit perspective
Course Description

Prerequisites: None
Advanced Preparation: None
Delivery Method: Group-Live


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, presented by The IIA and Deloitte & Touche, provides the perfect overview of topics ranging from IT risks and controls to COSO, COBIT and ISO17799. Taught by practitioners with real-world IT audit experience, this seminar incorporates lectures, 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.

Course Outline
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
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