IT For the Non-IT Auditor

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Corporate / Group Training
8 hours
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Course description

IT For the Non-IT Auditor

In today’s environment, all auditors must become multi-faceted and multi-purposed. Regardless of background, internal auditors must have the basic knowledge of IT Auditing to understand the general concepts, understand IT terminology and how IT Auditing is integral to general auditing. There is no complete view/opinion of one without looking at the other. This course will take auditors through the basics of IT Auditing.


  • Understanding of the basics of IT Auditing, including key terms and acronyms
  • Learn the importance of the IT risk assessment and integration with the audit risk assessment
  • Understand the difference between application controls and general controls and how to identify each
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Who should attend?

Financial and Operational with any amount of experience that want to further understand IT Auditing (NASBA Field of Study: Auditing).

Training content


  1. Introduction and Background
    1. Background
    2. Topics to Cover
  2. IT Risk Assessment
    1. What is an IT Risk Assessment?
    2. Understanding the IT Environment
    3. IT Risk Frameworks
    4. The Audit Plan
    5. Mapping the IT and Business Environment
    6. Heat Maps
  3. General Computer Controls
    1. Information Security
      1. Auditing Application System Approach
    2. Application Configuration
    3. Input Controls
    4. Data
    5. Transaction Processing
    6. Security
    7. Reporting
    8. Data Interfaces and Conversions
    9. Benchmarking
  4. Auditing Security
    1. Information Security Governance
    2. IS Operations
    3. Application System and Maintenance
    4. Database Implementation and Support
    5. Network Support
    6. System Software Support
  5. Pre and Post-Implementation Audits
    1. Key Concepts
    2. Project Risk Management
    3. Pre-implementation Review
    4. Post-implementation Review
  6. Auditing Application Systems
    1. User Access Administration
    2. Technology Based Access Security Controls
    3. Secure Systems Development
    4. Incident Response
    5. Remote Access and Third Parties
    6. User Awareness and Training
    7. Physical Security
    8. Legal and Regulatory Compliance
  7. Segregation of Duties
  8. Spreadsheets


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Why choose GoldSRD?

5 specialized trainers

Taught 10,000 attendees each of the past three years

11th Year in Business; double figure growth every year for the past six years

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GoldSRD is a leading provider of high-quality, interactive professional development. We have over 200 full-day courses on technical capabilities (Internal Audit, Accounting, Finance, IT Audit and Microsoft-Office specific courses) and People-Centric (“soft”) skills. Our Founder, Danny M. Goldberg, is a...

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2641 Pine Springs Drive
75093 Dallas Texas

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Average rating 5

Based on 2 reviews

Anonymous Attendee - Web-Based Delivery
Thank you for the great sessions over both earlier today and Tuesday. Overall, I thought you did a really good job of explaining the concepts, while not getting overly technical. We obviously covered a lot of material over those two sessions, but you also kept things very nicely paced (unlike another recent ‘Intro to IT’ course I attended rece...
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Anonymous Attendee - Boston
First of all I want to thank you for the training provided, for your energy and for every single explanation given with a lot of patience. The training was very useful, especially for a person like me with no IT experience at all, to be honest, that world is a little bit boring for me, however we have to learn.
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