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 ISACA and Deloitte Host Network Security Training in Chicago for IT Auditors 

Rolling Meadows, IL, USA (13 August 2014)—ISACA, a global association of more than 115,000 information systems (IS) security, assurance and governance professionals in 180 countries, is teaming with Deloitte & Touche LLP to offer an in-depth, four-day training course titled Network Security Auditing. The course will be held in Chicago, Illinois, USA, on 15-18 September 2014.

Network security threats are increasingly sophisticated, and IS auditors play a key role in protecting the organization. This course will equip IS auditors with the necessary skills to scope, plan and perform a network security assessment. Through a range of practical presentations and demonstrations, attendees will learn how to help protect the network perimeter of the enterprise and:

  • Evaluate risk from an external perspective
  • Describe the purposes of a tiered network perimeter architecture
  • Analyze how a hacker views a target
  • Acquire baseline knowledge of the purpose and functionality of firewalls (including Cisco, Check Point, etc.)
  • Receive hands-on experience reviewing configuration files for firewall rule sets
  • Prepare to evaluate digital risk and various approaches for managing vulnerabilities

“ISACA developed this in-depth training to help attendees gain valuable knowledge from expert trainers, and enable them to apply what they learned immediately to benefit their enterprises,” said Robert E Stroud, CGEIT, CRISC, international president of ISACA and vice president of strategy and innovation at CA Technologies.

Who ISACA and Deloitte
What ISACA/Deloitte Training Week: Network Security Auditing
When 15-18 September 2014
Where Deloitte’s office at 111 S. Wacker Dr., Chicago, IL 60606, USA
Web site

“We are very proud of the opportunities this course provides IS auditors to enhance the skills they need to help their organizations and take their careers to the next level,” said Tim Okrie, Internal Audit Transformation partner at Deloitte & Touche LLP.

The ISACA/Deloitte Training Course registration, which includes course materials, is US $2,495 for ISACA members and US $2,695 for nonmembers. Participants are eligible to earn up to 32 continuing professional education (CPE) hours.

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With more than 115,000 constituents in 180 countries, ISACA ( helps business and IT leaders build trust in, and value from, information and information systems. Established in 1969, ISACA is the trusted source of knowledge, standards, networking, and career development for information systems audit, assurance, security, risk, privacy and governance professionals. ISACA offers the Cybersecurity Nexus, a comprehensive set of resources for cybersecurity professionals, and COBIT, a business framework that helps enterprises govern and manage their information and technology. ISACA also advances and validates business-critical skills and knowledge through the globally respected Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT (CGEIT) and Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) credentials. The association has more than 200 chapters worldwide.

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