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IIA-West Suburban Chapter is pleased to present a follow-up to last year’s popular “IT Audit for Non-IT Professionals” training session:
“More IT Audit Techniques for Non-IT Audit Professionals”
The session content will include evaluating IT risks, general controls (ITGCs) and application controls, with an emphasis on cyber security threats and mitigation.  It will discuss the various types of audits within the ITGC realm, integrated audits and the use of best practice frameworks, such as CobIT and ISO 27000.  The attendees will gain a better understanding of how IT audit integrates with the overall audit process, and be able to effectively approach an IT audit as a non-IT Auditor, from both management and staff perspectives.
While the session will follow on the general content from the original session last year, it is also geared to those with a minimum level of IT audit knowledge.  It is also appropriate for IT auditors who are relatively new to the profession, looking for a refresher or to expand on areas with which they may be less familiar.
Date:   Thursday, April 14, 2016
Time:   Registration: 8:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.
Presentation: 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Location: Crowe Horwath, One MidAmerica Plaza, Oak Brook, 7th floor.  (intersection of Route 83 and 22nd Street)
CPE:   Four hours
Cost:  $75
Continental breakfast and beverages will be served.
The session presenter will be Ken Schmidt, of R&M Consulting, LLC.  Ken has over 20 years of IT audit and security assessment experience, working with domestic and international clients.  He also worked in a variety of IT roles for 12 years, managed an Internal Audit department for eight years, and various accounting and finance roles for four years.  Industries include manufacturing, wholesale distribution, retail, publishing, financial exchanges, banking and payment cards.
Ken has been an instructor in ISACA-Chicago’s Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Review Course for over 20 years, and has been adjunct faculty at Elmhurst College for the past eight years.
He has a BS degree in Finance and Accounting from DePaul University, and an MBA (MIS Concentration) from Roosevelt University.  Ken is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA).

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