Course info
August 19, 2016
3h 25m

As an auditor, you must be familiar with various types of IT systems and their associated risks. This course, Information Systems Auditor: Acquisition and Development, will help you gain that understanding. You'll start with understanding the justification and tracking of IT investments, as well as the auditing of IT projects and programs. Next, you'll see a brief overview of the various types of information systems. Finally, you'll see how to audit the systems development process and application controls. When you're finished with this course, you'll be able to competently assess the procedures related to systems acquisition and the process of software development.

About the author
About the author

Kevin Henry is a passionate mentor and educator in the fields of information security and audit. Mixing experience with knowledge, Kevin delivers effective training programs for companies and individuals worldwide. A frequent speaker at prestigious conferences, Kevin is known for a clear understandable manner of imparting practical information and explaining difficult topics.

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Hi everyone, my name is Kevin Henry a CISA and welcome to my course Information Systems Auditor – Acquisition and Development. This is the third of five courses that will prepare you for ISACA’s CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor) Examination I am a Security Evangelist at Team Cymru.

Auditing provides management with key insight into the efficiency and effectiveness of their business processes, and this course looks specifically at the audit of IT services product acquisition and development.

You will benefit from learning the techniques and skills necessary to conduct an audit of the acquisitions and systems development processes of an organization, and the various types of IT systems and technology in use today.

Some of the major topics that we will cover include:

  • Business Case Development and Project Management
  • The Software Development Life Cycle
  • Threat Modeling
  • Virtualization and the Cloud

By the end this course, you’ll know The third domain addressed in the CISA examination and be familiar with the areas of IT audit necessary to be an effective IT auditor.

Before beginning the course you should be familiar with_Pluralsight’s first course on the CISA: Information Systems Auditor – the process of IT Audit_and Governance and Management.From here, you should feel comfortable diving into with courses on

I hope you’ll join me on this journey to learn about IT audit with the Information Systems Auditor – Governance and Management course, at Pluralsight.