Operational IT Audit Based on COBIT & IEEE Standards

Operational IT Audit Based on COBIT & IEEE Standards


This course is for auditors, IT managers, project managers, consultants, infromation security staff, risk managers, procurement and purchasing professionals, and executive managers.


Delegates should have worked on at least one major IT system in either a development, operational, procurement or audit capacity.


4 days.

Note: This course is available as a 2 day event focused on any one individual module listed in Specialist Subjects.

This course is available on site only. Please call for details.

Course Objectives

The aim of this course is to enable delegates to conduct both high level and detailed audits into the non-coding activities of an IT operation including high level general practice, business continuity management, information security, software risk and software aquisition audits. It applies equally to in-house IT operations software houses, outsourcing installations etc.

By the end of the course delegates will:

  • Be able to scope and tailor an IT audit to address operational issues.
  • Know what complementary standards are available.
  • Be able to model audits on international best practice.
  • Be able to assess results based on documented evidence.
  • Be able to create a remediation plan.

Course Content

Creating the Audit
Benefits of an IT Audit.
Standards available.
Audit Questionnaires.
Customising the questions.

Specialist Subjects
High Level IT Functions including standards for COBIT 4.0 et seq,IEEE, ISO 27001, BS25999-2.
Business Continuity Management based on BS25999-1 and BS 25999-2.
Information Security based on ISO 17799 and ISO 27001.
Software Risk Management based on IEEE software engineering standard 1540-2001.
Software Acquisition audit on IEEE standard 1062-1998.

Implementing the Audit
Scoring systems.
Supporting evidence.
Developing a Remediation Plan.
Implementing the Remediation Plan.
Continuous Improvement Programme.

Virtual Courses

ALL of our courses can be delivered virtually. And our Bath public schedule of courses are now available as live virtual sessions, using the popular Zoom Virtual Classroom and remote labs. Delegates can test their access at: www.zoom.us/test

On-Site Courses

Can't attend one of our public classes? Booking for multiple people?

All our courses are available on your site! Delivered for your staff, at your premises.

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