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IT audit – hot topics 2020

28 January | Birmingham

This is a joint event with ISACA, an independent association that supports professionals involved in information security, assurance, risk management and governance.

IT and cyber security are firmly at the top of organisations’ agendas and are some of the biggest risks that they will face. Be sure to book your space at this seminar to join with leading industry professionals and hear about some of the crucial emerging risks in IT, as well as the impact they can have.

What will I learn?

  • Understand some of the key emerging trends and risks in IT
  • Learn how these risks can impact internal auditors
  • Network with leading industry professionals and discuss their viewpoints on these trends


  • The Rt Hon. the Baroness Neville-Jones - DCMG
  • Gary James - Head of IT, Capita PIP
    With 40 years of experience in IT and Internal Audit, Gary has worked in operations, InfoSec and IT to a global level, including at the companies Courtaulds Textiles, MB Games, CSC and now Capita PIP.
  • David Adams - Senior Manager, Deloitte
  • Robin Clough, Director, Data Consulting
  • Mervyn Holzer - Head of IT Audit, BT
  • Steve Connors - Associate Director, Prism RA

CPE core competencies

  • Improvement and innovation

6 CPE points


09:00 - 09:30 Registration and refreshments  
09:30 - 09:40 Welcome and introduction
09:40 - 10:15

Opening keynote  
The Rt Hon. the Baroness Neville-Jones

10:15 - 11:00

Auditing cyber security
Gary James

11:00 - 11:30 Refreshments break
11:30 - 12:15

Robotic process automation
David Adams

12:15 - 13:00

Data analytics
Robin Clough

13:00 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 14:45

Technology & cyber governance
Mervyn Holzer - Head of IT Audit, BT

14:45 - 15:30

Cyber risk - The human factor
Steve Connors

15:30 - 16:00

Closing keynote
Speaker TBC 

16:00 - 16:10 Closing remarks 
16:10 - 17:30 Sponsored drinks reception

This event has been organised by our Midlands committee.

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IT audit – hot topics 2020

Duration: 1 day

28 January 2020


Start: 09:00
End: 17:00


Aston Business School/Conference Aston
Aston University
B4 7ET


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