Introduction to IT audit ⦿𝒾𝓃sight

To be successful as an audit professional in any sector, you must be able to keep up and understand the changes in the world of information technology. The impact of information technology on business processes is increasing over the years as innovation progresses rapidly.

Objectives

This course demystifies information and technology (I&T) by explaining the concepts and exposing the IT risks.

Content

This course draws a picture of all key developments in information technology. After the course, you will be able to identify major risks in your IT environment and shape the required control measures. The course covers the following subjects:

  1. Information and technology : introduction, IT governance and frameworks e.g. COBIT
  2. IT challenges and risks: IT business risks and risk scenarios, end user computing risks
  3. IT controls : IT general controls and IT application controls, integrated audit
  4. IT planning & organisation: organisation structure, enterprise architecture, data management, third party management, innovation
  5. IT solution life cycle : project management and development life cycle
  6. IT operations: IT infrastructure, Network & client/server,  ITIL service management : incident, request & change management, business continuity
  7. IT security : ISO 27001 information security, logical access controls, cybersecurity

At the end of each topic, a quiz is organised to challenge the participants on the knowledge of the topic.

Target audience

  • Internal auditors with an interest in IT Auditing and having basic computer skills,
  • IT professionals who want to learn about IT Auditing,
  • Auditors who want to prepare for the CIA certification exam.

Prerequisites

Basic knowledge of audit techniques.

Trainer

Patrick Soenen, professional in risk management, audit and IT.

Training duration

The standard training lasts 1 days and can of course be adapted to your requirements.

Price

The price amounts to 800 € (without VAT) for the public training.

Registration

A 2 day training is organised at IIA Belgium on 15th and 16th June. For the conditions, consult their website.

General information

  • Continuing Professional Education : 7 CPE hours
  • Course level: This course corresponds to level 2 "Understanding" on the 6 level scale of Bloom's taxonomy, a hierarchy used to classify educational levels.
  • References: IIA Belgium, IFACI.
  • We can coach your staff in IT auditing.
  • We would welcome the opportunity to make you a tailored offer.

 

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