Information Systems Control And Audit

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Information Systems Control And Audit

about course

  • Information Systems Security is a concern; Information Systems Audit is one of the ways to address the concern. Information Systems auditing is used to assess whether computer systems safeguard assets, maintain data integrity and allow the goals of the organization to be achieved effectively and efficiently. Auditing is also concerned with efficient resource consumption. This course explores key aspects of audit as would be relevant to individuals within the organization or outside it. It investigates current and emerging practices related to planning and managing IS audits, IS risk and security management, Legal and ethical issues, Computer forensics, business continuity and disaster recovery.  There will be specific emphasis on audit frameworks and standards.
  • This virtual training has many series, you will be awarded 3 CPD points upon paying for a lesson with a video length of 30 minutes. Some lessons are free, others you will have to pay a lower price due to length of the lessons

Course Objectives

  • The main objective of this course is to provide a comprehensive understanding of Information Systems auditing. This course will equip participants with the knowledge and practical skills necessary to successfully perform a complete IS audit of any size of organization.
  1. Appreciate the relationship between IS control & audit and overall organizational governance
  2. Understand and apply key basic IS Control & Audit concepts, standards, procedures, tools, guidelines and practices
  3. Identify IT risks and plan to manage them using appropriate controls
  4. Plan and Perform a risk-based IS audit
  5. Recognize the critical success factors for each of the phases of an IS Audit (planning, executing, reporting, follow-ups)

course outcomes

  • Ability to identify and evaluate business risks in the IS environment and propose solutions to address the identified risks.
  • Ability to identify IS-related business risks and evaluate IS general controls and IS application controls in a business context.
  • Ability to prepare an audit programme for the audit of an IS which addresses both IT general control and IT application control objectives
  • Ability to participate effectively in the design, development, testing and implementation of a new IS, providing appropriate audit advisory and consultancy services from the business context.
  • Utilizing general IS control audit concepts, perform an audit of IT applications supporting key business processes

Course Requirements

  • You must complete watching a video to earn the 3 CPD Units

Course Curriculum

  • Information Systems Control and Audit Overview
    9 Minutes
  • Introduction to Information Systems Control and Audit
    22 Minutes
  • IS Control & Audit - IS Controls
    31 Minutes
  • IS Control & Audit - IS Controls - COBIT Framework
    45 Minutes
  • IS Control & Audit - Overview of Audit
    30 Minutes
  • IS Control and Audit -IS Audit Planning Part I
    25 Minutes
  • IS Control and Audit -IS Audit Planning Part II
    33 Minutes
  • IS Control and Audit - Risk Based Auditing
    35 Minutes
  • IS Audit Concepts and Functions Part I and II (Frameworks, Standards, Guidlines and Procedures)
    30 Minutes
  • Evidence Collection Part I and II - Information Systen Control and Audit
    27 Minutes
  • IS Audit Evidence Collection III and IV
    21 Minutes
  • IS Audit Segregation of Duties
    13 Minutes