Practical Training to Become An IT Auditor

Practical Training to Become An IT Auditor

Practical Training to Become an IT Auditor

Module 1: Introduction

    IT audit

  • Role of IT in Financial Reporting Process

Module 2: IT audit types

  • Financial audit
  • Internal audit
  • Attestation engagements

Module 3: IT controls

  • Entity level controls
  • IT general controls (ITGC)
  • IT application controls

Module 4: IT General Controls Overview

  • Access to programs and data
  • Program change
  • Program development
  • Computer operations
  • Documentation Considerations for General IT Controls
  • Understand, Identify and Test Relevant General IT Controls

Module 5: Process of auditing information systems

  • Policies
  • Procedures
  • Standards
  • Guidelines
  • Control objectives and controls

Module 6: IT audit process

  • Audit planning
  • Audit charter
  • Planning considerations related to an audit of ICFR
  • Auditing techniques
  • Sampling methodology
  • Walkthroughs
  • Test of Design and Operating Effectiveness
  • Design and control deficiency
  • Remediation plan
  • Audit report

Module 7: Risk management

  • Information risk management overview
  • Developing a risk management program
  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Implementing risk management
  • Risk assessment
  • Risk analysis
  • Risk treatment options
  • Recovery time objectives (RTO)
  • Recovery point objectives (RPO)
  • Service delivery objectives (SDO)
  • Maximum tolerable outage (MTO)
  • Third-party service providers
  • Third-party service providers
  • Risk monitoring and communication

Module 8: Sarbanes & Oxley Act (SOX)

  • The need
  • The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002- an overview
  • The Act and Effective Dates
  • Companies and Employee Affected
  • The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002- key sections
  • The players- SEC, PCAOB, EDGAR, SAG
  • IT Controls and Sarbanes Oxley Act Relevance
  • IT Controls and Sarbanes Oxley Act Relevance
  • Meeting the Information Security Requirements
  • Reports used to Validate SOX Compliant IT Infrastructure
  • Reporting Weaknesses and Deficiencies
  • Documentation Issues
  • SOX and Security Monitoring
  • SOX Testing and what to test
  • Records Retention
  • Real-time Disclosure

Course Method:

Interactive Instructor led online course ( Zoom – Interactive Instructor Led Course)

Who Can Attend the Course?

  • IT System Professional
  • Non-IT people
  • Art college students ( Maths, Commerce)
  • Programmers
  • Network and Security professionals
  • IT Managers
  • Directors
  • VPs
  • Sales team

Course Duration Details

Course Duration: 40 Hrs.

Mentoring Session: 10 Hrs.

Total Training Hours ( Approx): 50 Hrs.

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