• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

 Information technology is a critical component of business operations today. Nearly every part of the business relies on technology and networks in order to operate. This means that the IT audit function is important. In this course, Information Systems Auditing: The Big Picture, you'll learn the value of audit from the perspective of either the auditor or the auditee that is subject of the audit. First, you'll discover audit planning and audit evidence. Next, you'll explore audit recommendations. Last, you'll learn about audit reporting and how you can report your findings to management. By the end this course, you will have an overview of IS auditing and the ways to be a more effective auditor along with being readily equipped to support an ongoing audit.

Learning Objectives

  • The Role and Benefits of Information Systems Auditing
  • The Audit Plan
  • Conducting an Audit
  • Analysis of Evidence
  • Audit Recommendations
  • Audit Reporting
  • Follow Up and Monitoring

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.

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