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IT Auditing for Non-IT Auditors (Day 2)

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Total Credits

4 CPE

Live Conference

Oct 11th, 2022

IT Auditing for Non-IT Auditors (Day 2)

Information Technology (IT) is a critical enabler of business. Assuring an enterprise's governance, including risk management and control processes, requires auditors to understand the role of IT within their organizations and to develop adequate knowledge and skills to audit IT systems as the line separating "IT" and "non-IT" audits are beginning to disappear, except in the very technical IT domains.

This online CPE virtual conference is designed to give non-IT auditors and beginning information security professionals an overview of the various considerations and aides in audit planning to gain a greater understanding of how to evaluate defined audit areas.

A forward-looking audit function should provide insight, oversight and foresight around an organization's current and future risks and controls, especially in today’s fast-paced, “innovate or die” business environment. Data and technology-enabled business transformations are occurring at a pace we have not previously seen. Internal audit must respond to stay relevant, not just in its risk-assurance role, but in the way, it organizes itself, manages resources, delivers its services, and makes use of data and technology.

Auditors examine the adequacy of controls in information systems and related operations to assure effectiveness and efficiency in business processes. In addition, among other assurance services, auditors evaluate the reliability of computer-generated data supporting financial statements and analyze specific programs and their processing results. However, individual audit objectives and practices vary considerably from organization to organization, and there are many kinds of practitioners in audit-related activities, such as external auditors, internal auditors, self-assessment evaluators, quality reviewers and security assessors. For this reason, the audit process must be adaptive in utilization and high-level in structure.

This CPE virtual conference provide detail overview of IT Audit and Practical Approach on how to handle IT Auditing being an Auditor.

Continuing Education Credits

The sessions of the conference qualifies for

  • 4 General Credit for all Accountant
  • 4 CPD Credit for all CPA (CA)
  • 4 CPE Credit of Auditing for CPA (US)
  • 4 CPE Credit for all IAP
  • 4 CE Credit for all CFIRS
  • 4 CE Credit for all CWS

Danny Goldberg

Date

Oct 11th, 2022

Time

01:00 PM – 03:00 PM
2 Credit

IT Auditing: A look at General IT Controls and Information Security

IT general controls are pervasive in today’s organizations. They apply to all systems environments, components, processes, and data, and can be relevant to practically any audit engagement.

Are you prepared to audit your organization’s IT general controls?

According to the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing, internal auditors are expected to have sufficient knowledge of key information technology risks and controls, and available technology-based audit techniques to perform their assigned work.

This online CPE session focuses on the fundamental concepts and terminology associated with IT general controls, including controls provided by automated systems. With an emphasis on tools and techniques for information security. This CPE session for CPAs provides tips on how to apply learned concepts to the risk evaluation and the audit process.

This 2-hour CPE session would cover the following topics in detail with practical examples.

  • General IT Controls
  • Information Security
  • Tools and Techniques to Restrict Access to programs, data and other resources.
  • Physical Access restrictions
  • Security Policies, Standards
  • Data Ownership
  • Information Security Architecture
  • Logging and Monitoring
  • User Access Administration
  • System Software Support
  • Network Support
  • Engagement Level IT Risk Assessment

Learning Objectives

  • To describe IT general controls.
  • To apply critical thinking to general controls assessments.
  • To explore the use of data analytics in assessing IT general controls.
  • To state the IT general control audit concepts necessary to perform an audit of IT applications supporting key processes.
  • To recognize the general concepts related to assessing logical security
  • To Illustrate an understanding of how to test or validate IT controls
  • 2 General credit of for all Accountant
  • 2 CPD credit of for all CPA (CA)
  • 2 CPE credit of Auditing for all CPA (US)
  • 2 CPE credit of for all IAP
  • 2 CE credit of for all CFIRS
  • 2 CE credit of for all CWS

Subject Area:

Auditing

Course Level:

Basic

Instuctional Method:

Group Internet Based

Pre-requisites:

Advance Preparation:

Danny Goldberg

Date

Oct 11th, 2022

Time

03:00 PM – 05:00 PM
2 Credit

IT Auditing: A look at Systems and Application Controls

Application controls are controls over the input, processing and output functions. This includes several top-level items:

  • Ensure the input data is complete, accurate and valid
  • Ensure the internal processing produces the expected results
  • Ensure the processing accomplishes the desired tasks
  • Ensure output reports are protected from disclosure

An audit to verify that systems and applications are appropriate, efficient, and are adequately controlled to ensure valid, reliable, timely, and secure input, processing, and output at all levels of a system's activity. System and process assurance audits form a subtype, focussing on business process-centric business IT systems. Such audits have the objective to assist financial auditors

This 2-hour online continuing education session of this CPE virtual conference would cover the following topics in detail.

  • User Access Administration
  • Technology-Based Access Security Controls
  • Secure Systems Development
  • Incident Response
  • Remote Access and Third Parties
  • User Awareness and Training
  • Physical Security
  • Legal and Regulatory Compliance

Learning Objectives

  • To discuss common application controls
  • To describe the benefits of application and system controls
  • To describe the methodology for testing application controls
  • To determine the approach for auditing systems
  • To discuss IT control objectives for Sarbanes Oxley
  • 2 General credit of for all Accountant
  • 2 CPD credit of for all CPA (CA)
  • 2 CPE credit of Auditing for all CPA (US)
  • 2 CPE credit of for all IAP
  • 2 CE credit of for all CFIRS
  • 2 CE credit of for all CWS

Subject Area:

Auditing

Course Level:

Basic

Instuctional Method:

Group Internet Based

Pre-requisites:

Advance Preparation:

Danny M. Goldberg is the Founder of GoldSRD (www.GoldSRD.com), a leading provider of Staff Augmentation, Executive Recruiting and Professional Development services.  Danny is a well-known speaker on internal auditing and People-Centric Skills, co-authoring People-Centric Skills: Communication and Interpersonal Skills for Internal Auditors, via Wiley Publications.  People-Centric Skills, 2nd Edition, the follow-up to this critically acclaimed book, is currently available via Amazon and through GoldSRD at a discounted rate. 

Danny has over 22 years of professional experience, including five years leading/building internal audit functions.  Danny was named as one of the Fort Worth Business Press 40 Under 40 for 2014. 

He is a thought-leader in the profession, recognized through his numerous articles in trade magazines and consistent rating as a top speaker in the industry.  Mr. Goldberg is also accredited as the Professional Commentator of the Bureau of National Affairs - Internal Audit: Fundamental Principles and Best Practices (Professional Commentator).  This book was authored by renowned audit scholars Curtis C. Verschoor and Mort A. Dittenhofer – coauthor of Sawyer’s Internal Auditing. 

Mr. Goldberg is an active member of the Institute for Internal Auditors, both at a local and national level.  Leadership roles include: 

  • Current IIA Dallas Chapter Board Member and Programs Committee Co-Chair
  • Former IIA Fort Worth Chapter Board Member and Programs Committee Co-Chair
  • Former Member of the IIA North America Learning Committee (2015)
  • Former Volunteer Chairman of the American Lung Association (2014)
  • Former Audit Committee Chairman/Director at numerous religious organizations

Danny is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified in the Governance of Enterprise Information Technology (CGEIT), Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC), Certified in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA), has obtained his Certification in Control Self Assessment (CCSA) and is a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA).

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Brent Hautanen, Manager

Sep 16th, 2021

I was disappointed in the last minute notification that the course was going to be pre-recorded and not live. It would have been helpful to have posted the recorded chats that occurred during the class to give context to the point the instructor was trying to convey.

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