The workshop will highlight current trends and practices in computer auditing techniques. Most forward-looking organizations have computerized various aspects of their operations, which the auditors necessarily have to look into. The auditor therefore must upgrade his knowledge and adapt to carrying out his functions effectively in a computerized environment.
This will be the focus of this important workshop. It will also teach best practice methods in modern internal auditing.
Computer installation control check list i.e. Environmental, Personnel, Hardware, and Software.
Communications and administrative controls.
Maintaining the audit trail in computerized systems
Controls in on-line and real time systems
Use of computer software in computer auditing (CAATS)
Forensic analysis of forged and fraudulent documents
Signature verification and forensic audit controls
Definition of internal control systems
Internal control systems and procedures
Systems documentation process
Systems review methods: to detect loopholes in the internal control process and to plug identified loopholes
Systems upgrade: to cover anticipated areas of deficiency
Causes and types of fraud
Experience sharing session
Emerging trends and challenges