CPE Event Details
Auditing an E-Commerce Business – The role of IT Audit (M1804)


 Registration Time: 13.15
Session Time: 13.30 - 16.45 including a 15-minute coffee break 
Speaker: Alan Alden
Venue: Lower Ground, Tower Training Centre, Swatar



Information security is all about protecting the most precious asset of a company, its DATA. Cloud, BYOD, Malware, DDOS are all newish risks to our data. How can an IT Audit help you to ensure that you are identifying and mitigating your risks.
Why management should take heed of the IT audit report and react positively to recommendations. Once a negative event takes place then it could be too late to put in place the necessary controls. Be proactive rather than reactive, there is too much at stake.


To identify the risks to the data and the systems that hold such data, and suggest ways of mitigating the risks.
  •   Overview of IT Auditing 
  • DATA and where it is stored and processed 
  • Threats to Data 
  •         Ways to protect the data 
  •         Ongoing control processes 
Financial Auditors, Accountants, Chief Technical Officers, IT Managers, Chief Information Officers, Chief Security Officers. 
Alan Alden began his career in 1979 in the banking sector and later developed into an Information Systems Auditor leading the bank’s IT Audit section up to 2000 when he joined Deloitte to set up the new Enterprise Risk Services department. In 2000, Alan began assisting and advising the first remote gaming companies to come to Malta, and continued to specialise in this field.
In 2006 Alan set up Kyte Consultants Ltd, a company that specialised in the remote gaming and payment card sectors, to assist companies that were attracted to Malta due to their favourable conditions and location. In 2009, Alan became a founding director in Contact Advisory Services Ltd, a licensed Company Service Provider (CSP) that offers a complete service to its customers, from company incorporation, to licensing for gaming and financial institutions. Alan is a certified CISSP, QSA and CISA.
During his illustrious career, Alan has been the General Secretary of the Malta Remote Gaming Council from 2010 to the present day and was also the founding President of the ISACA Malta Chapter between 2005 -2008. In 2015, Alan became a Part Time Lecturer on IT Auditing at the University of Malta and continues to pass his knowledge to students that are seeking a career in the Information Security and Regulatory Compliance industry.



MIA Members: €35.00
Non-MIA Members: €70.00
Retired Members: €15.00
Students: €20.00

Individual bookings are to be placed and paid online (below). 
Group bookings and Retired MIA Members are requested to fill in the registration form and send it by post along with payment. 


Start Date: 17/04/2018


End Date: 17/04/2018


Service Provider: The Malta Institute of Accountants


Type Hours
Core 3.00


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