IT Controls are integral to ensuring the completeness, accuracy, integrity and privacy of data.  IT Controls are comprised of tactics such as utilizing strong passwords, encrypting laptops and backing up files.  In this course you will learn how to ensure proper controls have been implemented to protect corporate assets, company trade secrets, customer and employee identity and financial information.

This course will take you through controls organizations can implement to protect assets, brand and image. We will delve into understanding the principles behind IT General Computer Controls. Lastly, we will discuss simple audit procedure proper controls are in place and working as intended.

 

Learning Objectives
  • Recognize IT Risks
  • Identify appropriate IT Controls to mitigate specific risks
  • Explore audit procedures to ensure effective controls are in place
  • Recognize audit output
Last updated/reviewed: March 6, 2024
32 Reviews (144 ratings)

Reviews

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Member's Profile
Excellent overview - slides were well designed, and the instructor's presentation was engaging, accessible, and informative. Exam questions were well written and fairly assessed the lesson. As someone new to auditing IT controls, I found this helpful and interesting.

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Anonymous Author
Good overall refresher course and would be a good course for control owners who are not part of the IT process to take. Especially enjoyed the visual presented towards the beginning of the course.

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Anonymous Author
The information in this webcast is relevant to IT departments, management, internal and external audit as a basis of understanding the IT control environment.

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Anonymous Author
This course was very informative and provided a good insight into auditing IT controls. The instructor was thorough in her examples.

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Anonymous Author
The training is detailed and the trainer was good with real examples. Nothing surprised me. New auditors will gain a lot from this.

5
Member's Profile
Great Course on IT General Controls, the precautions to be taken from the user organizers perspective and reviewer's perspective.

5
Member's Profile
This is a good introductory level course to ITGCs and audit considerations. Would be good for management / control owners to take.

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Anonymous Author
provided good information in a platform to engage the parties taking the course. Provided helpful ideas and processes..

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Anonymous Author
Nice layout of the basic concepts of information technology general controls. Good foundation for a non-IT auditor.

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Anonymous Author
Instructor is very knowledgeable. If you are auditing ITGCs at your organization, this course will be useful.

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Anonymous Author
Very comprehensive and helpful course. I am very happy to take the course it is really informative and worth.

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Anonymous Author
Very comprehensive and helpful course. I am very happy to take the course it is really informative and worth.

5
Member's Profile
Good wording, nice concepts on information technology, great examples are taken, fabulous webinar...

5
Anonymous Author
Very informative course. The material is great for anyone including those without an IT background.

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Anonymous Author
Good refresher course on General Information Technology Controls and Auditing fundamentals

5
Anonymous Author
The slides and presenter provided a good understanding of ITGC’s and the control environment.

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Anonymous Author
I think the instructor does a great job explaining the information and providing good examples.

5
Anonymous Author
Program materials were relevant and contributed to the achievement of the learning objectives.

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Anonymous Author
The Training course was simple, clear and enlightening as well as covered the major IT risks

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Member's Profile
The course was a great reminder of the layers to pay attention to when looking at security.

5
Anonymous Author
This is a very interesting course on auditing information technology general controls.

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Anonymous Author
Class was excellent and verify informative. Instructor clearly presented the material.

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Anonymous Author
The course helped strengthen my fundamental understanding of IT general controls.

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Anonymous Author
Good course. I recommend to beginner level IT auditors and controllers.

5
Anonymous Author
Excellent course and presentation. Relevant, up-to-date information.

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Member's Profile
Valuable information on a very technical topic in a simple manner.

5
Anonymous Author
Great Course of Auditing Information Technology General Controls.

5
Member's Profile
Good course on General Information Technology Controls, nice job!

5
Anonymous Author
It was really good course learn IT audit General Controls.

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Member's Profile
Nice overview of Information Technology General Controls.

5
Member's Profile
Good course, well organized, good for beginners, thanks.

5
Anonymous Author
Very thorough review of auditing general IT controls.

Prerequisites
Course Complexity: Intermediate

No advanced preparation or prerequisites are required for this course.

Education Provider Information
Company: Illumeo, Inc., 75 East Santa Clara St., Suite 1215, San Jose, CA 95113
Contact: For more information regarding this course, including complaint and cancellation policies, please contact our offices at (408) 400- 3993 or send an e-mail to .
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Course Syllabus
INTRODUCTION AND OVERVIEW
  Introduction to Auditing Information Technology (IT) General Controls2:17
  The Layers of IT General Controls4:34
  Logical Access11:34
  Auditing Network Logical Access4:28
  Auditing Active Directory Logical Access10:12
  Auditing Application and Database Logical Access4:06
  Logical Access Security7:46
  Change Management14:46
  Backup and Recovery9:08
  Computer Operations10:24
  Documenting Audit Procedures and Testing5:32
Continuous Play
  Auditing Information Technology (IT) General Controls 1:24:47
Supporting Materials
  Slides: IT General ControlsPDF
  IT General Controls Glossary/IndexPDF
Review And Test
  REVIEW QUESTIONSquiz
 FINAL EXAMexam