IT System Access Controls Kickstarter
This is an introductory level webinar intended to provide an overview of the risks, controls, and audit procedures involved in auditing system access controls. The course is intended for junior level information technology auditors, or non-IT auditors who may occasionally need to look at access controls without the help of an IT specialist.
Speaker: Michael Dean, Principal IT Auditor, Virginia Tech, Kick Starter author
Upon completion of this program participants will be able to:
1. Assess the risks associated with access controls over IT systems.
2. Develop audit procedures for assessing access controls.
3. Evaluate the effectiveness of access controls.
Michael A. Dean is the Principal IT Auditor for the Office of Audit, Risk, and Compliance at Virginia Tech. Michael has over 20 years of experience in the audit and IT audit field. He started his career with the Texas State Auditor’s Office, where he conducted compliance and performance audits. He left the Texas State Auditor’s Office to help establish a new office in Austin, Texas for an expanding CPA firm, and there focused on IT audits for 12 years. Michael then relocated to southwest Virginia in 2016 and currently leads the IT audit practice at Virginia Tech. Michael is a Certified Internal Auditor, a Certified Information Systems Auditor, a Certified Government Auditing Professional, and a Project Management Professional. He is a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors, ISACA, and the Association of College and University Auditors.
Field of Study: Auditing; Information Technology
Type of Delivery Method: Group-internet-based
Prerequisite: Basic understanding of audit process and concepts
Advanced Preparation: None
CPE Credit: 1 Credit