CANCELLED - IT Audit Insights for Cloud Computing and AI

When:  Nov 17, 2021 from 08:30 to 16:30 (ET)
Associated with  New Jersey Chapter
This event has been cancelled.

Cloud computing provides organizations with access to technical resources that might otherwise be cost prohibited. Every organization has a business case that is tailored to their needs, articulating both the benefits and inherent risks of moving its operations to the cloud. Globally, the activity of hackers who breach managed service providers (MSPs) has increased resulting in the execution of ransomware attacks, point-of-sale intrusions, and business email compromise (BEC) scams.

This 8-hour virtual course provides participants with a deeper understanding of cloud-related designs, risks, and controls while examining the connection between cybersecurity and cloud environments. Further, this course provides additional insight into cloud-related standards and guidelines and explains how to audit cloud environments. This course is designed for internal auditors with a basic understanding of information technology and cybersecurity concepts and for those who have been involved in internal audit engagements that require an understanding of how to manage the impact of cloud computing on organizational risks.   

Course Objectives

  • Define scope of cloud computing risk assessment from an internal audit perspective
  • Explore the cloud-cybersecurity connection and the importance of classifying and assessing the cloud environment.
  • Identify internal audit considerations regarding controls and who is responsible for implementing, monitoring and ensuring effectiveness.
  • Describe cloud standards and guidelines, and how they affect an organization.
  • Explain how to assess an organization’s liabilities when utilizing cloud solutions.
  • Define Strategy and Use of AI technology in organizations
  • Identify Potential Impacts of Artificial Intelligence (AI) on organizations.
  • Discuss Challenges and Solutions in an audit of AI

Course Outline

  • Understanding Artificial Intelligence (AI)
    • What is “AI”?
    • Common types of AI.
  • Overview of AI Opportunities and Risks
    • Common AI Use Cases.
    • Data Analytics and how it drives AI.
    • Threats & Risks
    • Strategy
  • Auditing Guidelines for AI
    • Challenges & Solutions
    • Compliance & Technology


Online Instructions:
Login: Zoom link will be sent to attendees prior to the course date.
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