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Web IT Auditing Series 2  (5 webinars)

US$ 250 for Series 1

US$ 500 for both Series

Reservations may be made for Individual Webinars at a cost of US$ 59 each

All Broadcasts will be from 11 am to 1pm Eastern Time

This webinar series is conducted in conjunction with AuditNet®. You may register for the series by registering below and will be automatically registered on each of the weeks individually. Please ensure that you log on to the individual modules to attend on the email reminder you will be sent. For payment, please contact us if you do not use paypal. Where more than 1 delegate is booked on courses a 10% discount will be granted. If more than 7 are booked on a course a flat fee will be applied. Please contact us for pricing at info@rcascarino.com.

CPE Credit Policy and Attendance Report

CPE Credit Policy:


Participation and attendance reporting is the basis for determining whether Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits will be issued for participation in AuditNet® webinars.

Pursuant to National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) rules, AuditNet® is required to maintain records showing an individual’s attendance and participation in an online webinar. During the presentation, periodic online questions and answers will be used to assess continuous participation and to evaluate the program's effectiveness.

Participation and Attendance Reporting Requirements:

Registration is on a per-person basis. To qualify for CPE credit, you must be registered for the webinar as an individual and login individually, except as provided below for participants attending in a conference setting.

Click here to Register for both Series or Click on the individual webinars or series to register separately. Click below to pay for the whole series or under each webinar to pay separately.


Register for the Whole of the Second Series



Webinar Overviews and Individual Bookings

Advanced IT Audit Risk Analysis for Auditors - Thursday June 16 2016

Those planning Internal Auditing department activities face the recurrent task of allocating expected resources to an apparently ever-expanding universe of demands. One means to focus limited resources in a structured way is the use of appropriate risk analysis techniques.

This webinar provides auditors and audit management with a structured approach to risk management and internal risk assessment; risks in computer systems and the use of computerized risk assessment tools are also addressed.

Webinar Contents

This two-hour webinar is designed to provide the participants with an in-depth knowledge and experience of:

  • Risk and its nature in a corporate environment Risk analysis and Internal Auditing
  • The use of Risk-based auditing as an integrated approach
  • Risks within computer systems
  • Electronic trading risks
  • The IT Risk-based audit approach
  • Risk and materiality
  • A structured approach to audit risk evaluation
  • How to sell Risk-based audits



Securing the Internet  - Thursday July 7 2016

This webinar is designed to provide the participants with an in-depth knowledge of the risks as well as the benefits of Internet connection.
Participants will learn of the tools and information sources available on the internet as well as the uses to which these might be put.

Webinar content

The webinar will cover the following areas:

  • Internet Threats
  • Protection Strategies
  • Internet security and privacy
  • Use of Digital Certificates
  • Client-side Security
  • Downloading threats
  • Firewalling and encryption
  • Formulating an Internet security plan



IT Security Reviews  - Thursday July 28 2016

Management, ever conscious of the company's reliance on the computer (both micro and mainframe), is increasingly looking to the auditor to address the risks in this environment. Many auditors are unfamiliar with the risk areas and control opportunities available. The module concentrates on logical security, the control mechanisms available to enforce logical security, and audit approaches, tools and techniques to carry out such reviews.

The objectives of the module are:

  • To familiarize auditors with computer risk areas and security mechanisms.
  • To provide auditors with an understanding of the building blocks of operational environments and operating systems.
  • To provide auditors with an appropriate methodology for reviewing computer security.

Webinar Content

The Webinar will cover the following areas:

  • Computer risk areas
  • Criteria for effective security
  • Computer operations 
  • Applications security
  • Change control
  • Control over viruses
  • The "ACCESS" model
  • Tailoring the Operating System
  • Auditing operating environments
  • The role of security packages: RACF, ACF2, TOP SECRET
  • The internet and Firewalls



Performance Auditing of the IT Function  - Thursday August 18 2016

A major component of all corporate budgets in the 2010s is the IT departmental expenditure. The primary reason for this is the potential contribution which the IT function can make to the competitiveness and bottom-line performance of the corporation.

Auditing in this area has traditionally been reserved for the specialist IT auditor.

In this webinar, participants will be introduced to the VFM techniques they require to permit a generalist auditor to evaluate the economy, efficiency and effectiveness of the IT function.

Webinar Objectives

The objectives of the webinar are to provide attendees with the tools and techniques needed in their own environments to:

  • Familiarize auditors with the Key Performance Areas within IT
  • Introduce them to a VFMA methodology to determine whether the IT resources are being optimized
  • Provide delegates with a complete VFMA audit plan for the IT function

Webinar Content

The Webinar will cover the following areas:

  • Background and objectives of VFMA
  • Operational auditing methods and techniques
  • Major operational areas in IT
  • Risks and control opportunities
  • Economy of resource utilization
  • Efficiency determination of the key performance areas
  • The quantification of effectiveness
  • Implementing the VFMA audit programmer
  • Performing the audit and following-up



Managing the IT Audit Function - Thursday September 8 2016

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

This webinar is designed to assist audit management to refocus their IS 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 webinar 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

Webinar Content

The webinar 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



Who should attend

The series is aimed primarily at auditors, both internal and external, who are advancing their career in Computer Auditing or who wish to understand the complexities and vulnerabilities of computer systems. This series follows on from Series 1

Webinar Leader

Richard Cascarino, CIA, CISM, CFE is a consultant and lecturer with over 28 years experience in IT Risk, Audit, Governance, Forensic, Internal and IT auditing education and author of the books Internal Auditing-an Integrated Approach, Auditor’s Guide to IT Auditing, Corporate Fraud and Internal Control and the forthcoming book Internal Auditor's Guide to Data Analytics. He is also a contributing author to the Governance section of Finance: The Ultimate Resource and is a frequent speaker at IIA and ISACA courses and conferences.

He is a Past President of the IIA – South Africa and founded the African Region of the IIA Inc.


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