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Claudelle von EckChief Executive Officer of the IIA SA

IT Auditing for Non-IT Auditors (Basics of IT Auditing) (NONIT) 11-12 April 2018
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To provide a basic understanding of IT auditing to persons who need to understand rather than practice IT auditing.

 Export to Your Calendar 2018-04-11 to 2018-04-12
When: 11-12 April 2018
Registration starts at 8am
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Leadership Academy
7th Avenue, No 7
Block B
Johannesburg, Gauteng  1609
South Africa
Contact: Project Coordinator: CPD and Events


Online registration is available until: 2018-04-11
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Presenter/s: Raft
Duration: 2 Days
CPD Hours: 16
Fees
ex VAT
incl VAT
  Member:
R4 528.94
R5 163
  Non-Member:
R5 489.47
R6 258

Course Objectives

To provide a basic understanding of IT auditing to persons who need to understand rather than practise IT auditing. Specific outcomes include a basic understanding of:

  • Information systems risk
  • Application controls
  • The systems development lifecycle
  • Logical security at the application, database, network and operating systems levels
  • Other IT general controls (non security)
  • Using CAATs

Course Content

Understanding the information systems environment

  • Centralised vs distributed systems
  • On-line vs batch systems
  • Network concepts
  • Databases
  • Operating systems
  • The systems development lifecycle
  • Risk in an outsourced environment
  • Key IT service management processes (ITIL):
    • Incident Management and the Service Desk
    • Change and Release Management
    • IT Service Continuity Management
    • Service Level Management
    • Understanding common risks related to the information systems environment
    • Understanding risk related to data
    • Performing an IT risk assessment

Understanding key information systems control

  • Key automated controls in the
    • Human resources and payroll processes
    • Procure to pay processes
    • Order to cash processes
    • Financial statement close process
    • Logical information security
    • Segregation of duties
    • User account management
    • Application layer security
    • Physical and environmental controls
    • Controls over IT service management processes (ITIL-based)
    • Systems development lifecycle controls

Auditing key information systems controls

  • Procedures to audit the adequacy and effectiveness of each of the key information controls identified:
    • Perform a walkthrough
    • Defining the population to be tested for control effectiveness
    • Test procedures

Audit of data files - use of CAAT s

  • Purpose of CAATs
  • Understanding data and meta data
  • Formulating the CAAT specification
  • Development, testing and implementation of CAATs

Auditing key information systems controls

  • Procedures to audit the adequacy and effectiveness of each of the key information controls identified:
    • Perform a walkthrough
    • Defining the population to be tested for control effectiveness
    • Test procedures

Audit of data files - use of CAAT s

  • Purpose of CAATs
  • Understanding data and meta data
  • Formulating the CAAT specification
  • Development, testing and implementation of CAATs

Case Studies

A case study on indentifying application and IT general controls will be completed.

Who should attend?

Those who need to understand rather than practice IT Auditing.


Level 1
Entry or introductory level for those requiring a fundamental understanding of the subject.
Level 2
Internal auditors who are already practicing internal audit and have a basic understanding of the subject

A 10% discount applies if 2 or more participants from the same company attend this course.
Please be advised of the event terms and conditions.
Delegates are also requested to review the content and the levels of the courses presented before booking, to ensure they are attending the right course.

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