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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 we review proper controls that should be implemented to protect corporate assets, sensitive data, company trade secrets, customer and employee identity and financial information. Additionally, we reflect on appropriate audit procedures to ensure the controls are in place and working as intended.

This course provides an overview of the IT general controls organizations should implement to ensure privacy, security, data integrity, system availability and to protect their brand and image. We delve into compliance requirements and review procedures to help ensure control effectiveness. Lastly, we discuss the importance of utilizing a control framework and implementing continuous monitoring techniques.

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize IT General Control Components.
  • Identify appropriate IT Controls to mitigate specific risks.
  • Discover and discuss audit procedures to ensure effective controls are in place.
  • Explore and understand audit output.
Last updated/reviewed: December 08, 2021

Included In Certifications

This course is included in the following Certification Programs:

10 CoursesInformation Technology Auditor Certification

  1. Understanding Information Technology Governance and the Application of NIST
  2. Performing a Security Risk Assessment
  3. Auditing Data Security IT Computer Controls
  4. Auditing Third Party Service Providers and Cloud Environments
  5. Auditing Automated Business and Financial Transaction Processes
  6. Auditing Logical Security and Logical Access Controls
  7. Auditing Change Management
  8. Auditing the Network
  9. The Importance of Incident Response, Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Planning
  10. Information Technology Audit Summary

2 Reviews (6 ratings)Reviews

Member's Profile
Good course - very informative, it would be helpful if there were more take-away notes on the different types of audits.
Anonymous Author
It is a good course to understand the standard IT audit.


Course Complexity: Foundational

No advanced preparation or prerequisites are required for this course.

Education Provider Information

Illumeo, Inc., 75 East Santa Clara St., Suite 1215, San Jose, CA 95113
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Course Syllabus
  1:54Introduction to Information Technology Audit Summary
  7:16Logical Access
  10:02System Development Lifecycle
  9:09Backup Recovery and Business Continuity
  6:36Physical Access and Environment Security
  6:40Network Security
  4:42Third Party Risk
  6:44Auditing IT Overview
  1:01:47Information Technology Audit Summary
  PDFSlides: Information Technology Audit Summary
  PDFInformation Technology Audit Summary Glossary/ Index