Auditing Information Technology General Controls

September 5, 2019 - Virtual Webinar

Field of Study: Auditing
Location: Virtual
Type of Delivery Method: Group-internet-based
Prerequisite: None
Advanced Preparation: None
CPE Credit: 1 Credit
Cost: None

General controls (GC) are the umbrella under which the Information Technology (IT) functions operate.  They affect the organization’s entire processing environment. In this webinar we will discuss the categories of ITGC: systems development, change management, program and data security, and computer operations as well as how to audit the general controls.  We will also discuss the common challenges and deficiencies identified in ITGC audits.

After attending this webinar, participants will be able to:
1.  Define Information Technology General Control (ITGC). 
2.  Explain why reliable operations of ITGC is necessary.
3.  Perform audit review of ITGC.