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IT auditing and Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) Programme

Welcome to ThinkCloudly’s IT Auditing and GRC course!

Our program is your gateway to a thriving career in IT auditing. With industry experts as your guides, you’ll gain practical skills through hands-on practice, even if you’re starting from scratch. The IT job market is eagerly seeking professionals with your expertise, and this course equips you with the knowledge and experience to meet those demands. Join us today and embark on your journey towards a rewarding and in-demand career in IT auditing.

  • Expert Guidance: Learn from industry experts.
  • Hands-On Practice: Gain real-world experience.
  • In-Demand Skills: Meet the job market’s demands.
  • Suitable for All Levels: From beginners to advanced learners.

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Duration : 30+

IT Auditing and GRC Course Highlights

In this programme, you will gain proficiency in key IT auditing principles while keeping pace with the latest strategies. You will also have the opportunity to gain practical experience, receive guidance from industry experts, and elevate your career with globally renowned Authentication.

IT Auditing and GRC Course Learnings

Implementing GRC frameworks.

Accurate audit procedure documentation.

Risk assessment methodologies application.

Evaluating controls and security measures in IT systems.

Utilizing audit tools and techniques for effective assessments.

IT Auditing and GRCCourse Curriculam

Unit 1: Risk Fundamentals

  • Understanding the Nature of Risk
  • Differentiating Between Risk, Threat, and Vulnerability
  • Risk Assessment and Prioritization
  • Quantitative and Qualitative Risk Analysis

Unit 2: Risk Mitigation and Treatment

  • Strategies for Risk Mitigation
  • Risk Treatment Plans and Implementation
  • Developing a Comprehensive Risk Register
  • Identifying and Evaluating Control Options

Unit 3: Asset Management and Data Classification

  • Building an Asset Inventory
  • Significance of Data Classification
  • Data Sensitivity Levels and Handling
  • Protecting Sensitive Data

Unit 4: Risk Management Frameworks

  • Introduction to Risk Management Frameworks
  • NIST Cybersecurity Framework
  • ISO 31000 Risk Management Framework
  • COSO ERM Framework

Unit 5: Risk Assessments

  • Conducting Effective Risk Assessments
  • Threat Modeling Techniques
  • Vulnerability Scanning and Assessment
  • Risk Assessment Tools and Methodologies

Unit 6: Security Awareness Programs

  • Designing and Implementing Security Awareness Programs
  • Importance of Employee Education
  • Phishing Awareness and Prevention
  • Measuring the Effectiveness of Awareness Programs

Unit 1: GRC Principles

  • Core Principles of Governance, Risk, and Compliance
  • Aligning GRC with Organizational Objectives
  • Ensuring Accountability and Transparency

Unit 2: The Role of GRC in Modern Organizations

  • GRC’s Contribution to Business Success
  • Case Studies of GRC Implementation
  • Regulatory Compliance and GRC

Unit 3: GRC Frameworks

  • Exploring Various GRC Frameworks (e.g., COBIT, OCEG)
  • Customizing GRC Frameworks for Specific Industries
  • Assessing the Effectiveness of GRC Frameworks

Unit 4: Strengths and Limitations of GRC

  • Evaluating the Benefits of GRC
  • Recognizing Common Challenges and Limitations
  • Strategies for Overcoming GRC Implementation Hurdles

Unit 1: Understanding Regulatory Compliance

  • The Legal and Regulatory Landscape
  • Compliance Obligations for Organizations
  • Consequences of Non-Compliance

Unit 2: The Significance of Regulatory Compliance

  • Protecting Customer Data and Privacy
  • Ensuring Ethical Business Practices
  • Building Trust with Stakeholders

Unit 3: Data Subject to Security Compliance

  • Identifying Sensitive Data Types
  • Data Retention and Disposal Practices
  • Compliance with Data Protection Laws

Unit 4: Major Cybersecurity Regulations

1 PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard)

  • Requirements and Compliance Steps
  • Protecting Payment Card Data
  • Compliance Assessment and Reporting

2 HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act)

  • Safeguarding Healthcare Data
  • HIPAA Compliance Framework
  • Penalties for Violations

3 GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation)

  • GDPR Principles and Requirements
  • International Data Transfers
  • GDPR Compliance Strategies
  • Financial Reporting and Internal Controls
  • SOX Compliance Framework
  • Implications for IT Security

Unit 1: What is ISMS

  • Introduction to Information Security Management Systems (ISMS)
  • Benefits of Implementing ISMS
  • ISMS Frameworks and Standards

Unit 2: ISO 27001 and Risk Management

  • Integrating ISO 27001 with Risk Management
  • Risk Based Approach to ISO 27001
  • Risk Assessment in ISO 27001

Unit 3: ISO 27001 Clauses and Controls

  • Detailed Exploration of ISO 27001 Clauses
  • Identifying Relevant Controls
  • Implementation Guidelines

Unit 1: Understanding Internal Audits

  • The Purpose and Scope of Internal Auditing
  • Role of Internal Audit in Cybersecurity
  • Types of Internal Audits

Unit 2: Cybersecurity in the Context of Internal Audits

  • Cybersecurity Risks and Challenges
  • Cybersecurity Audit Planning
  • Cybersecurity Audit Objectives

Unit 3: Planning of Audit

  • Developing a Comprehensive Audit Plan
  • Risk Assessment for Cybersecurity Audits
  • Identifying Audit Criteria and Standards
  • Resource Allocation for Cybersecurity Audits

Unit 4: Conducting Audit

  • Executing Cybersecurity Audits and Assessments
  • Collecting and Analyzing Evidence
  • Collaboration with Stakeholders and Subject Matter Experts
  • Audit Testing Techniques and Procedures

Unit 5: Post Audit Activities

  • Reporting Audit Findings and Recommendations
  • Follow up and Remediation Processes
  • Continuous Improvement in Auditing Practices

Unit 6: Best Practice Maintenance

  • Staying Current with Cybersecurity Best Practices
  • Continual Learning and Professional Development
  • Leveraging Industry Resources and Networks

Training And Package Fee

Training Fee

Designed to get you trained with the core knowledge.

Original price was: $899.00.Current price is: $799.00.

Job Seeker's Program Fee

Designed to make you job ready with knowledge, experience, and grooming.

$1400.00 $1150.00

One-On-One Training Course @ $1499

IT Auditing GRC Course Outcomes

Mastery in executing thorough IT audits.

Proficiency in mitigating IT risks efficiently.

Skill in crafting and refining IT security protocols.

Familiarity with cloud security concepts and practices.

Understanding of regulatory mandates and industry benchmarks.

What roles you can play?

Digital Systems Evaluator

Responsible for meticulously assessing, evaluating, and enhancing the security and governance of IT systems.

Risk Management Analyst

Assesses, monitors, and oversees various digital risk factors within an organization's operational environment.

IT Governance Specialist

Focuses on aligning IT strategies with business goals and implementing effective governance measures.

Regulatory Compliance Specialist

Ensures meticulous compliance of industry regulations, standards, and internal policies by an organization.

Information Security Supervisor

Manages security, confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information systems within organization's infrastructure.

IT Risk Manager

Advise companies on potential risks and technological needs to safeguard business goals and strategies.

Know before you Start

This course highlights core principles including risk assessment, compliance, cyber security and audit methodologies.
We keep the course content updated by integrating cutting-edge strategies and real-world case studies, ensuring that students are well prepared for emerging challenges.
Students have the opportunity to apply what they have learned through practical exercises and real-world case studies.
Our trainers are experienced industry professionals, who provide valuable guidance and share their practical experiences
Earning this globally recognized certification expands career horizons, expanding the possibilities for roles ranging from IT auditing to cybersecurity in today’s digital landscape.

Skills You Will Gain



Data Analysis





Audit Planning

IT Controls

Data Privacy

IT Policy


Certification Overview

IT Auditing Principles certification confirms proficiency in digital security, governance, risk assessment, and compliance fundamentals.
This certification is suitable for individuals in IT auditing, compliance, or cybersecurity, providing a path to career advancement.
Attaining this certification enhances career potential, symbolizes expertise and increases job prospects.
The exam evaluates core IT auditing principles, including areas such as risk management, compliance, cybersecurity, and auditing techniques.
Effective preparation includes using study materials, practice tests, and gaining practical experience, which are important for success in the exam.

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Technology Use Cases


IBM relies on IT auditing certifications to protect security and customer trust for its technology solutions.


Certification of IT auditing principles is important for Microsoft to guarantee cyber security and data protection in its software and cloud services.

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At Thinkcloudly, you’ll never miss a lecture! You can view the recorded session in your LMS anytime also the missed session can be attended in another live batch.

Teachers and tutors at Thinkcloudly are industry veterans with great experience.

Price: Original price was: $899.00.Current price is: $799.00.

IT auditing and Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) Programme

Original price was: $899.00.Current price is: $799.00.

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