The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Information Systems Auditing, Controls and Assurance
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Information Systems Auditing, Controls and Assurance

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Garvin Percy DIAS

Instructor: Garvin Percy DIAS


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There are 4 modules in this course

IS Auditing is related to risks, controls and assurance. In the first module, Prof. Dias introduces what risk is about. Getting deeper to risk, the 3-step risk management process is elaborated. To manage risks, controls need to be established. Prof. Dias also demonstrates with daily examples on what the controls are.

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8 videos2 readings1 quiz

You may have heard of financial auditing, do you know the difference between IS auditing and financial auditing? You are going to explore more about IS auditing through the conversation between Prof. Dias and the IS audit practitioner. Prof. Dias then explains the general IS audit procedures and two major testings that IS auditors/compliance officers have to conduct. Prof. Dias also explains the procedure to obtain evidence in order to produce justified audit reports.

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5 videos1 reading2 quizzes

IT practitioners develop business applications following the Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC). IS auditors are in place to ensure the controls are implemented to mitigate the risks of developing application systems throughout the SDLC. Prof. Dias is going to review what IT practitioners usually do, and further elaborate the role that IS auditors play in different phases of SDLC.

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9 videos1 reading1 quiz

Information systems seldom remain static, it is common for users to make change requests to add new features, or refine existing functions some time after the information system launches. Organizations should follow a formal procedure to make the changes in their systems manageable. Prof. Dias is going to give you an overview on the change management controls which organizations should follow. Different kinds of maintenance practices, and Emergency Controls are also discussed in this module. Finally, Percy's conversations with the IS audit practitioner give you better insights on the future development of IS audit and how IS audit support the newly emerged FinTech industry.

What's included

8 videos2 readings1 quiz


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