Topic: Information Technology Audits - Types and Considerations
Changes to the COSO Integrated Framework
Date: August 13, 2013
Presenters: Kevin C. Carpenter, CISA – IT Audit Manager, Battelle & Battelle
Edward D. Kimmich, CPA – Audit Consultant, Battelle & Battelle
Location: Montgomery Inn
9440 Montgomery Road
Montgomery, OH 45242
Cost: $35 for members
$45 for non-members
CPE: 2 CPE Hours
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Topic Information –
Information Technology Audits – Types and Considerations (Kevin C. Carpenter, CISA)
There are numerous types of Information Technology (IT) audits based on various standards and regulations that may not only be applicable but also required for your organization. Kevin’s presentation will discuss the many different types of IT audits including general IT controls audits, ERP/application audits, vulnerability assessments, and third party assurance audits. He will also cover common questions and considerations that many organizations have when determining how best to assess their environments.
Kevin C. Carpenter, CISA
Kevin is a Manager of IT Services at Battelle & Battelle LLP in Dayton, Ohio. He is a Certified Information Systems Auditor, a certified Payment Card Industry Professional, and a certified Project Management Professional. Kevin has over seven years of auditing and internal controls experience, including with a Big Four Firm. He has experience in IT audit from both an external and internal perspective and has served a wide array of client markets in various industries for both public and private companies of varying size.
Changes to the COSO Integrated Framework (Edward D. Kimmich, CPA)
In May 2013, the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO) released an update to its original internal control framework released in 1992. The framework has been widely accepted as a standard for designing, implementing, and conducting internal control and assessing the effectiveness of internal control.
Ed Kimmich’s presentation entitled “Changes to the COSO Integrated Framework – May 2013” will discuss the historic role of the COSO, the updated project scope and purpose, what has changed and what has not changed, the 17 new principles supporting the components of internal control, updated implementation suggestions, approaches and tools, and the timeline for transition. Questions and group discussion will follow the presentation.
Edward D. Kimmich, CPA
Ed has practiced as a CPA in public practice for over 30 years at Battelle & Battelle LLP in Dayton, Ohio. Ed has experience with design and assessment of internal controls from both the perspective of internal and external audit functions. He has served on his firm’s Quality Standards Committee and certain other practice groups. Ed is a graduate of Miami University.