This course explains the process and skills of auditing the acquisition and development of information systems. This knowledge is important to provide management with insight into the value of the investment made in information technology.
Auditing the acquisition and development of information systems is a difficult area for most IT auditors. In this course, Information Systems Auditing: Information Systems Acquisition and Development, you will gain the ability to assess the value of IT investment. First, you will learn how to audit IT programs and projects. Then, you will discover how to evaluate a business case and feasibility study. Finally, you will develop the skills to review the maturity and use of various software development methodologies. By the end of this course, you will be able to examine the process of selecting and evaluating the design is suitable controls to mitigate IT risk.
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.
Course Overview Hello and welcome. My name is Kevin Henry, an information and security auditor and educator, specializing in information security management and audit here, at Pluralsight. This course will provide you with essential information on auditing the acquisition and/or the development of information systems. I look forward to sharing knowledge and experience with you. Because auditing provides management with assurance that investment in information systems delivers value and supports business strategy, we need to understand how to provide effective audit services of information systems acquisition or development. We'll take a look at auditing project governance, evaluation of the business case and feasibility, and identifying and designing of controls. I hope you'll join me on this journey to learn about information systems auditing here, at Pluralsight.