IT Audit Series - Managing the IT Audit Function

Field: Auditing | Delivery Method: Self Study | CPE Hours: 2.0

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IT Audit has developed into a maze of specialties with technical specialists requiring ever more specialized training.

This training is designed to assist audit management to refocus their IT audit's efforts by identifying high-impact audit areas and sourcing the resources required to carry out the audit plan.

By the end of this training the attendee will be able to :

  • Distinguish between the varying types of computer fraud, their nature and effect
  • Identify likely fraud indicators
  • Audit for computer fraud
  • Establish a Corporate Risk Profile
  • Structure an anti-fraud security environment
  • Distinguish between fraud and forensic auditing
  • Identify the requirements to ensure that audit evidence is acceptable as legal evidence
  • Identify the requirement and effect of reporting sensitive issues


The training will cover the following areas:

  • The Scope of IT Audit
  • Narrowing the perspective
  • Objective setting
  • Staffing and recruiting
  • The use of audit automation
  • Skills and training
  • Measuring effectiveness
  • The role of the Specialist

This is a previously recorded 2-hour AuditNet® webinar with Jim Kaplan and Richard Cascarino

Field: Auditing
CPE: 2
Delivery Method: Self-Study
Format: Video




Your Instructor


Richard Cascarino
Richard Cascarino

Richard is a principal of Richard Cascarino & Associates LLC based in Colorado, USA with over 32 years of experience in audit training and consultancy. http://www.rcascarino.com/


He is a regular speaker to National and International conferences and has presented courses and webinars throughout Africa, Europe, the Middle East and the USA.


He has assisted in the implementation and audit of IT and Operational systems as well as the training of Internal Auditors in the USA, UK, and Middle East and throughout Africa. He is a Past President of the IIA – South Africa and founded the African Region of the IIA Inc. He has also served as a member of the Board of Regents for Higher Education of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. He developed the BComm Internal Audit for the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg and the Honors program in Governance and Risk at the same university.


He is a consultant and lecturer with experience in Large scale, Project Management, Risk, Audit, Governance, Forensic, Internal and IT auditing education and author of the books Internal Auditing-an Integrated Approach and Auditor’s Guide to IT Auditing and Corporate Fraud and Internal Control: A Framework for Prevention published by Wiley in 2013. Data Analytics for Internal Auditors published in 2017 He is also a contributing author to the Governance section of all 4 editions of QFinance: The Ultimate Resource and is a frequent speaker at IIA, ACFE and ISACA workshops and conferences. His latest book, Complete Guide for CISA Exam Preparation came out in October 2020.


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