Cloud Computing: Seeing through the Clouds - What the IT Auditor Needs to Know-Washington, DC 

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Course description:

Cloud computing has emerged as one of the most significant information technology developments over the past decade. As a new framework for the way IT solutions are designed, sourced and used for services delivery, it offers organizations new and flexible ways to manage IT costs, scale IT operations and streamline related processes. However, with new IT developments come new risks. ISACA and Deloitte & Touche LLP have teamed up to deliver a cloud computing course to help you understand the risk implications of moving to the cloud, as well as strategies for managing those risks.

Course Outline


Learning objectives:

  • Understand the fundamentals and impact of Cloud Computing
  • Describe the different types of Cloud Computing architectures
  • Describe the different services that Cloud Computing provides
  • Describe some of the challenges to adopting a cloud architecture
  • Identify the top security threats to cloud computing
  • Understand how the risks associated with Cloud Computing vary from the traditional application service provider model
  • Develop an audit plan based on the different services of Cloud Services
  • Learn to utilize the Deloitte proprietary tool, the Cloud Risk Map.

Target audience:

  • IT Internal Audit Practitioners

Other Course Information

  • Recommended field of study: Auditing
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Advance Preparation: None
  • Program Level: Intermediate

Duration: 4 days
CPE: up to 32
Hours: 8:30am-5pm daily

Other date and location for this course:
7-10 October 2013, Chicago, IL

Go Green

32 Hours
Earn up to 32 CPE Hours!

Cost: $2,500 members / $2,700 nonmembers
Cancellation Deadline: 8 April 2013


Cancellation Policy

If your plans change and you won’t be able to attend this course, contact us by phone, fax or e-mail to cancel your registration. All cancellations must be received by the cancellation deadline to receive a refund of registration fees. A cancellation charge of US $150 will be subtracted from refunds. No refunds can be given after the cancellation deadline. Attendee substitution is permitted at any time until the conference.

NOTE: Registration is contingent upon full payment of the registration fee. To guarantee registration, course fees must be received by the published deadline.It may take 10 or more business days for a wire transfer or mailed check to reach ISACA, so please plan accordingly. If, for any reason, ISACA must cancel a course or event, liability is limited solely to the registration fees paid. ISACA is not responsible for other expenses incurred, including travel and accommodation fees. Course materials are not guaranteed to those who register on site or fail to submit payment prior to the event. For more information regarding administrative policies, please contact the ISACA conference department at

Continuing Professional Education Credits

To maintain ISACA certifications, certification holders are required to earn 120 CPE credit hours over a 3-year period in accordance with ISACA’s continuing professional education (CPE) policy. Attendees can earn up to 14 CPE credits by attending the two-day CISA Cram Course. ISACA conferences are Group Live and do not require any advanced preparation.

ISACA is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website:

National Registry of CPE Sponsors
150 Fourth Ave North
Suite 700
Nashville, Tennessee 37219-2417

Disclaimer Policy

ISACA reserves the right to alter or delete items from the program in the event of unforeseen circumstances. Material has been prepared for the professional development of ISACA members and others in the IT audit, control, security, and governance community. Neither the presenters nor ISACA can warrant that the use of material presented will be adequate to discharge the legal or professional liability of the members in the conduct of their practices. All materials used in the preparation and delivery of presentations on behalf of ISACA are original materials created by the speakers, or otherwise are materials which the speakers have all rights and authority to use and/or reproduce in connection with such presentation and to grant the rights to ISACA as set forth in speaker agreement. Subject to the rights granted in the speaker agreement, all applicable copyrights, trade secrets, and other intellectual property rights in the materials are and remain with the speakers.

Please note: Unauthorized recording, in any form, of presentations and workshops is prohibited.

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When you register for the conference as a nonmember, the difference between member and nonmember conference fees can be applied towards ISACA membership. This means you can become a member at the international and chapter level for little to no additional cost; it just depends on your local chapter dues. To take advantage of this great offer, click on the "Click here to join now" link in your conference registration shopping cart. For more information about ISACA membership, visit the web site at or contact the membership department at

NOTE: This offer expires 30 days after completion of the event. Nonmembers pay the nonmember conference fee when registering.

Permission to be Photographed

By attending this event, the registrant grants permission to be photographed during the event. The resultant photographs may be used by ISACA for future promotion of ISACA’s educational events on ISACA’s web site and/or in printed promotional materials, and by attending this event, the registrant consents to any such use. The registrant understands any use of the photographs will be without remuneration. The registrant also waives any right to inspect or approve the aforementioned use of any photographs now or in the future.


Business casual is appropriate for all training events.


Obtaining a VISA is solely the responsibility of the registrant. Please contact the local government of the host country for details. Once a paid registration is received, a letter of invitation will be provided by ISACA, on request.

Course location

1919 N. Lynn Street
Arlington, VA 22209-1742

(571) 882-5000


Hotel & Parking Information

The following area hotels and parking facilities may be available to you during your Training Week. Please note: ISACA does not recommend or endorse these properties. It simply offers this information for your convenience. Additionally, travel, hotel and parking accommodations are the responsibility of the attendee.


Le Meridien
1121 N 19th Street
Arlington, VA 22209
 (703) 351-9170‎

Hyatt Arlington
1325 Wilson Blvd
Arlington, VA 22209
(703) 525-1234

Marriott Key Bridge
1401 Lee Hwy
Arlington, VA 22209
(703) 524-6400

Hilton Garden Inn
1333 N Courthouse Road
Arlington, VA 22201
(703) 528-4444

Court Yard by Marriott Rosslyn
1533 Clarendon Blvd
Arlington, VA 22209
(866) 539-8430


Colonial Parking Office: Corner of 19th and Lynn Street
Cost: $12 per day

Oak Hills: Laz Parking 1400 Key Blvd.
Cost: $15 per day

Art Associates Building: M Park 1501 Wilson Blvd.
Cost: $15 per day

Laz: 1616 North Ft. Myer Drive
Cost: $13 per day

Noland Building: 1300 North 17th Street
Cost: $13 per day

Imperial Parking: 1550 Wilson Blvd.
Cost: $8 per day


Please Contact ISACA's Education/Conference Department:
Fax: +1.847.253.1443