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Public Sector Assurance Forum 2022 - Post Event Workshops

The 2022 forum will also feature 2 optional half-day workshops on Friday, 5 August 2022 (in-person only). The workshops can be booked separately and non-conference attendees are welcome to attend.


8.30am - 12.30pm - Workshop 1: Assessing cybersecurity readiness    


This half day workshop demystifies cybersecurity. It covers a basic cybersecurity understanding and guides participants through an approach to assessing cybersecurity risks and controls. The workshop will provide participants with a framework to develop a cybersecurity risk assessment framework to assist organisations in assessing their cybersecurity arrangements. Key topics to be covered:

• Business Significance of Cyber risk and key concepts 
• Key IIA Standards & Related IIA Guidance 
• IT Security Roles & Responsibilities across all lines of defence 
• Assessing cybersecurity using a framework 
• Cyber security governance, the key to cyber resilience 
• Monitoring and reporting to the Board and Audit Committee


Presenter:  Stephen Coates PFIIA CIA CGAP CRMA CISA, Partner, Internal Auditing Services, Anchoram Consulting  

1:00pm - 5:00pm - Workshop 2: Auditing projects and programs 


Almost every organisation will have programs and projects rating high on their risk register, appearing in their audit universe, and therefore, subject to the audit process. But how do we know what to audit, when to audit or who can assist us with our project audit? Key topics to be covered:

• The internal audit role in projects and programs 
• Project/program lifecycle and methodologies 
• Project Three Lines Model 
• Project audit approaches 
• Probity auditing 
• Project governance 
• Project assurance 
• Case studies from the field

Presenter: Chris Puschak PMIIA CIA CRMA CGAP, Director, Vincents Chartered Accountants

Click here to read the full forum program.



If you would like to secure your place early, registration is now open.

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Venue and date:

Date: Friday, 5 August 2022 - 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM

Location: Canberra


Hyatt Hotel Canberra

120 Commonwealth Avenue

Canberra, ACT 2600


Status: Available

For more information please contact Rosanna Yip

+61 02 9267 9155