(Practical Guide Beginner- Pro) Cyber & IT Auditing- Part 1

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Whether you are new to IT audit, CISA aspirant or just an interested individual, this practical guide is for you!

What you'll learn
  • Master IT auditing fundamentals and general auditing concepts
  • Gain the know-hows and practical knowledge in planning a Cyber and IT audit
  • Know the IT and Cyber processes, risks and controls and Cybersecurity (ie Confidentiality, Integrity, Availability) principles
  • Use risk based auditing to plan your future audits
  • Apply auditing concepts and technical knowledge in quizzes and assignments
  • Gain understanding of technical IT knowledge (Access Mgmt, Vendor Mgmt, Change Mgmt, Security Config Mgmt, Logging & Monitoring, Network Mgmt, Incident Mgmt and Patching/Vulnerabilities)
  • Develop critical skills in IT/Cyber audits to progress in your Cyber and IT Audit career

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Are you interested in kick starting a career in IT auditing? Tired of learning IT auditing through theory and books? Then this is the perfect course for you! This is a condensed course to go over the basics and advanced concepts in IT auditing. The course is one of the first of its kind to not only cover concepts but to also walk you through practical examples and know-hows to conduct a Cyber and IT audit during the planning stages. The course will also introduce technical knowledge of IT processes/IT controls and IT systems to prepare you to become a knowledgeable auditor.
**Material and new practices will be updated periodically**
Your Instructor
The Technology Accountant (Chris Chan, CPA, CISSP, CISA) is a seasoned professional/experienced Manager in the Cyber & IT assurance/audit space. Chris has worked in management consulting, advisory and assurance in Fortune500s, Big4 accounting firms, Big5 banks and top tier management consulting firms. Chris has a wealth of experience in cybersecurity, IT infra/apps, risk/controls, audit/assurance and various other domains. As a personal passion, Chris aims to transfer his knowledge and skills to help his students become successful!
Benefits to you
-Gain theoretical and practical knowledge of various auditing concepts and Cyber/IT controls/risk technicals
-Gain theoretical and practical knowledge and skills in creating your own Cyber and IT audit plan through practices;
a) 40 practice questions for IT planning, processes, risk/controls
b) 15+ downloadable course templates and detailed information for your learning/practice
c) 1 assignment to test and practice your overall learning with step by step answer breakdown.
d) Scenarios videos/practice questions in course lecture
-Gain expert knowledge and material from proven Instructor
Topics covered in this course include:
1) Introduction to IT auditing (what, how and why)
2) Basic auditing concepts (risk, control, audit, design vs operating effectiveness, key parties in audit, ethics and independence etc)
3) IT standards and frameworks
4) Career paths with IT audit background
5) Audit activities and Audit lifecycle
6) Planning activities
7) Preplanning activities (Planning activities)
8) Understanding the client (Planning activities)
9) Defining scope and objectives (Planning activities)
10) Planning documentations (Planning activities)
11) Communication (Planning activities)
12) Intro to Cybersecurity (Technicals); Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability Cyber principles etc
13) IT and Cyber Processes and Controls (Technicals); Vendor Mgmt, Change Mgmt, Security Configuration, Logging & Monitoring, Access Management, Incident Management etc)
14) IT and Cyber Risk
Note: This is Part One of the series and this lesson will cover all the topics related to planning an IT audit. Other parts of the series will cover IT audit execution/fieldwork and reporting. The objective of this course is to prepare and enable individuals for on-the job success and practical knowledge/skills. This course Is not focused on the CISA certification but CISA aspirants will still gain benefits, knowledge and skills to understand Cyber and IT audit concepts for exam preparations.
Who this course is for:
  • Beginners/Intermediate students wanting to learn Cybersecurity and IT Audits
  • University and College students
  • Working Professionals (Business/IT)
  • Professionals supplementing their knowledge to take professional IT audit exams
  • Other Professionals: CPAs (Certified Public Accountants/Chartered Professional Accountants), CIAs (Certified Internal Auditors), CISM (Certified Information Security Manager), CISSP (Certified Information System Security Professional), ISO Auditors etc
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