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Develop your auditing skills to improve ITAM/SAM

posted Apr 10, 2015, 8:31 AM by Björn Spåra   [ updated May 6, 2015, 5:11 AM ]

With unplanned cost from external software license compliance audits on the rise, internal auditors may need to start paying closer attention to the organizations management of its software assets. Substantive testing is largely ineffective on wider scale as license terms and metrics vary from supplier to supplier- However, involving ITAM/SAM departments and external experts may help determine high risk software suppliers and allow internal auditors to target those high value / high risk suppliers, performing internal license compliance audits in addition to testing of internal control.

Software Census offers a 3-day (20 CPE) classroom training course designed to facilitate substantive testing of software license compliance and testing of internal controls to demonstrate ITAM/SAM effectiveness. Internal auditing of software license compliance will strengthen governance of IT, drive improvement in ITAM/SAM and restore management confidence in IT.

This course is designed for ITAM/SAM professionals wanting to improve their auditing skills and IT Auditors who want to improve their licensing and ITAM/SAM skills. During the course you will design internal controls and evaluation criteria to test them. You will work with raw data extracts and learn proper techniques to evaluate the data and assert its trustworthiness. You will learn how to collate and reconcile deployment, capacity, configuration and usage data with license entitlements.

Join us in Stockholm at a date that is convenient for you!