ISACA conducts IT Audit workshop

MUSCAT: In the wake of the various changes in finance and auditing worldwide, ISACA Muscat chapter has conducted IT Audit workshop for its members to shed more light on the intricacies of the subject on February 25, 2017 and March 11, 2017 at Ruwi Hotel. A total of 50 members participated in the workshops which aimed at addressing the participants who are fresh CISA Certified persons and want to know what is an IT Audit and How to conduct an IT Audit, and for IT Auditors who want to refresh himself with the IT Audit concepts and its coverage.
The workshop covered in four sessions, definition and objection, need of IT audit and the overview of the Audit Process and various phases of IT audit. Additionally, lessons on Conducting the audit, IT General Controls, Network Audit, OS Audit and Application Audit, among others. The participants of the workshop earned 8 CPE (continuous professional education) credits which is a must for retaining the certification. As part of the workshop participants were provided with the course material, and a CPE Certificate. Expert trainers Venugopal Hari and Anand Kalyanaraman, conducted the training sessions.