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4.7 (19 Reviews)

IT Audit School

ACI Learning, Online (+1 locations)
4 days
1,600 USD
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On-site, Self-paced Online
4 days
1,600 USD
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Inquire for dates and prices (+2 start dates)
On-site, Self-paced Online

Course description

IT Audit School

This course is for financial, operational, business, and new IT auditors and provides an in-depth review of the risks and controls to audit IT and business application systems. Learners will learn about the database, network, business application, and transaction risks and controls; they will also learn about end-user computing, assessing control ownership, how to document and test inputs, processes, outputs, master files, and interfaces.

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  • Worldwide

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  • Self-paced Online
  • Online

Who should attend?

For entry level IT Auditors and technologists looking for a foundational understanding of IT auditing.



Training content

  • How is IT used in companies?
    • Business Systems
    • Support Systems
    • Infrastructure
    • Marketing and Sales
  • IT Risks
    • Risk Overview
    • CIA
    • Managing Risk
  • Basics of IT
    • Computing Devices & Operating Systems
    • Significant Computer Types
    • Client/Server Technology
    • Middleware / APIs
    • Virtualization
    • Programs & Programming Overview
  • Networks
    • Networks Overview
    • IT Audit
    • Network Devices
    • Network Protocols, Ports, and Services
    • Firewalls
    • Network Monitoring (IDS/IPS/SIEM)
    • Internet and Cloud
    • Cloud — Service models
    • Cloud Deployment Models
    • Cloud Audit Considerations
  • IOT
    • IOT Definitions
    • IOT — Usage & Control Overview
  • Databases
    • Database Types
    • Database terminology / Definitions
    • SQL
    • DB Audit Concepts
  • ITGCs
    • IT General Controls Introduction
    • Logical Security — Authentication
    • Administration and Awareness
    • Encryption Overview
    • System Development Lifecycle (SDLC)
    • Change Management
    • SDLC/SDM Audits
    • IT Operations
    • Vulnerability ScanPenetration Testing
    • Physical & Environmental Controls
    • BCP
    • DRP
    • BCP IT audit 2
    • DRP IT audit
    • MDM / BYOD
    • End User Computing
  • Frameworks & Laws
    • Security and Audit Frameworks Part 1
    • Security and Audit Frameworks Part 2
    • Privacy Laws Around the World
  • Governance
    • Governance — Business & IT Strategy
    • IT & Security Strategy
    • IT Risk Assessment
    • Risk Register and Acceptance
    • Vendor Management
  • Applications
    • Application Control Objectives
    • Business Transaction Processing
    • Business Support & IoT Applications
  • Audit Planning
    • Audit Risk Assessment
    • IT Audit Scoping
    • IT General Controls
    • Technical Audits
    • Application / Integrated Audits

Course delivery details

This course is available through AuditProTV — a subscription-based, on-demand learning platform. As a subscriber, you will have access to an &'all you can watch' library of courses that are built in alignment with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) standards.

Bring this course to your organization at your convenience. ACI Learning can deliver this instructor-led course for your team at a chosen location or virtually. Alternatively, choose the topic(s) you need and ACI will craft a training solution to keep your team future-proof.

Certification / Credits

NASBA Certified CPE: 32 Credits Auditing

IT Audit Certificate

What You'll learn

You will learn about database, network, business application and transaction risks and controls. Also, end user computing, assessing control ownership, how to document and test inputs, processes, outputs, master files and interfaces.

Course Objectives

  • Learners will be able to describe what a technical term refers to and understand its place in an organization.
  • Learners will be able to identify risks associated with the use of technology by their organization.
  • Learners will be able to describe categories of controls that may be in place to protect systems.
  • Learners will be able to break down the control environment based on internal policies and standard frameworks to determine if the organization complies with policies and aligns with frameworks.


Average rating 4.7

Based on 19 reviews.
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Kevin E.
27 Sep 2019
Excellent instructor

Fred was an excellent instructor. Extremely helpful and explained difficult concepts in a very understandable way. This course exceeded my expectations.

Ben D.
25 Sep 2019
Good dialogue in the class

Didn't say no to time question above but course could have been a 3 day course. There was good dialogue in the class and I learned a lot.

Douglas T.
24 Sep 2019
Amazing instructor

Mr. Roth is an amazing instructor. Very knowledgable and was able to explain subjects that were more complex at an easy to understand level.

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