K2's Case Studies in Fraud and Technology Controls

K2's Case Studies in Fraud and Technology Controls

K2’s Case Studies in Fraud and Technology Controls

Course - K2's Ripped From The Headlines – Outrageous Tales Of Cybercrimes
Topics Learning Objectives Description Compliance

Major Topics

  • Examples of fraud and the monetary impact on victims
  • Key fraud risks impacting businesses today
  • How to create, implement, and assess technology-based internal controls to reduce the probability of becoming a fraud victim

Learning Objectives

  1. Define information technology general controls and information technology application controls and distinguish between the two
  2. List examples of critical information technology controls
  3. List recommendations for improving internal controls in an organization
  4. Recognize control failures and weaknesses that can lead to fraud

Description

Fraud plagues businesses at epidemic levels, and technology control failures are a major contributing factor. Using a case study approach, in this session, you will learn about the pervasiveness of fraud, the control failures that contribute to fraud, and what you can do to mitigate fraud risk.

A specific focus of this course is the application of information technology general controls and information technology application controls. In this course, you will examine numerous reported fraud cases and identify the general control and application control failures that contributed to each fraud. By learning through these real-world case studies, you will be better positioned to reduce fraud risk.

Compliance Information

None Auditing 4 Credits November 2, 2022

Overview

Fraud plagues businesses at epidemic levels, and technology control failures are a major contributing factor. Using a case study approach, in this session, you will learn about the pervasiveness of fraud, the control failures that contribute to fraud, and what you can do to mitigate fraud risk.

A specific focus of this course is the application of information technology general controls and information technology application controls. In this course, you will examine numerous reported fraud cases and identify the general control and application control failures that contributed to each fraud. By learning through these real-world case studies, you will be better positioned to reduce fraud risk.

Course Details

  • Examples of fraud and the monetary impact on victims
  • Key fraud risks impacting businesses today
  • How to create, implement, and assess technology-based internal controls to reduce the probability of becoming a fraud victim

  1. Define information technology general controls and information technology application controls and distinguish between the two
  2. List examples of critical information technology controls
  3. List recommendations for improving internal controls in an organization
  4. Recognize control failures and weaknesses that can lead to fraud

Intended Audience

Advanced Preparation — None

Field of Study — Auditing

Credits — 4 Credits

IRS Program Number

Published Date – November 2, 2022

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