Press Release

 

 ISACA and Deloitte Offer Network Security Training for Auditors in Miami Area 

Rolling Meadows, Illinois, USA (05 February 2014)—ISACA, a nonprofit association of more than 110,000 information systems (IS) security, assurance and governance professionals in 180 countries, is working with Deloitte & Touche LLP to offer an in-depth, four-day training course titled “Network Security Auditing.” The course will be held in Miami, Florida, USA, on 17-20 March 2014.

Network security threats continue to plague enterprises, 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 is committed to helping enterprises address this important, top-of-mind topic and to helping them increase trust in, and value from, their information and systems,” said Tony Hayes, CGEIT, AFCHSE, CHE, FACS, FCPA, FIIA, international president of ISACA and appointed Deputy Director-General of the Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services in the Queensland Government, Australia. “This intense training prepares attendees by providing them with valuable tools to help them remain current, knowledgeable and highly effective in their roles.”

Who

ISACA and Deloitte

What

ISACA/Deloitte Training Week:  Network Security Auditing

When

17-20 March 2014

Where

Deloitte’s office at 333 SE 2nd Avenue, Suite 3600, Miami, Florida, USA

Web site

www.isaca.org/training

 

“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.

For additional ISACA Training Week information and to register, please visit www.isaca.org/trainingweek

 

About ISACA

With more than 110,000 constituents in 180 countries, ISACA (www.isaca.org) helps business and IT leaders maximize value and manage risk related to information and technology. Founded in 1969, the nonprofit, independent ISACA is an advocate for professionals involved in information security, assurance, risk management and governance. These professionals rely on ISACA as the trusted source for information and technology knowledge, community, standards and certification. The association, which has 200 chapters worldwide, 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. ISACA also developed and continually updates COBIT, a business framework that helps enterprises in all industries and geographies govern and manage their information and technology.

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Contact

Kristen Kessinger, +1.847.660.5512, news@isaca.org

Joanne Duffer, +1.847.660.5564, news@isaca.org