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ISACA and Deloitte Host Training Week in Miami to Help Security Auditors Think Like a Hacker

Rolling Meadows, Illinois, USA (26 March 2015)—Staying ahead of network attacks and protecting the enterprise requires thinking like a hacker. To help professionals get a perspective on enterprise security from a hacker’s point of view, ISACA, a nonprofit association serving more than 115,000 information systems (IS) security, assurance and governance professionals in 180 countries, is working with Deloitte & Touche LLP to offer “Network Security Auditing” from 11-14 May 2015. The in-depth, four-day training course will be held in Miami, Florida, USA.


Network Security Auditing will provide experienced IS auditors, audit managers and information security professionals with tools and guidance to analyze threats and firewalls, plan and perform security assessments and manage vulnerabilities. The course will help attendees understand how IS audit and assurance play a key role in the security of the enterprise. Through a range of practical presentations and demonstrations, attendees will learn how to:

  • 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
  • Explain features and functionality of the major firewall brands (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 industry experts, and enable them to apply what they learn 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. “Eighty-six percent of organizations believe there is a cybersecurity skills shortage, according to ISACA’s recent survey, and training like this helps to address that gap.”





ISACA and Deloitte


ISACA/Deloitte Training Week:  Network Security Auditing


11-14 May 2015


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

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“We are very proud of the opportunities this course provides IT 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



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 Cybersecurity Nexus (CSX), 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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