Audit’s Role in Cybersecurity

Understand your role as an auditor in cybersecurity by understanding defense-in-depth and digital asset protection.

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Course description

After this course, the auditor should be able to define cybersecurity and cyberspace, identify the overall cybersecurity control requirements, explain defense-in-depth and be comfortable with the auditing role in cybersecurity auditing.

Course syllabus

Cybersecurity DefinitionsDuration: 5:22

This video will introduce you to the definitions of cybersecurity and cyberspace.

Digital Asset ProtectionDuration: 11:40

In this video, you'll look at the key functions of asset protection: Identify, Protect, Detect, Respond and Recover.

Lines of DefenseDuration: 9:16

Explore the three lines of cybersecurity defense: management control, risk management and internal auditing.

Audit's RoleDuration: 6:20

What is the role of the audit? Look at cybersecurity audit objectives, audit scope and audit/assurance programs.

Meet the author

Ken Magee

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Ken is President and owner of Data Security Consultation and Training, LLC. He holds a Bachelor’s degree from Robert Morris College in PA and a Master’s degree from Fairleigh Dickinson University in NJ. He has taught cybersecurity at many different venues, including the JAG school at the University of Virginia, KPMG Advisory University, Microsoft, and several major federal financial institutions and government agencies. Ken has also taught cybersecurity classes in the UK, Ireland, Germany, Canada and Mexico.

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