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Insurance Corporation

Each depositor insured to at least $250,000 per insured bank

Continuing IT Training Program

Risk Assessment, IT Audit Methodologies and Business Continuity Planning (101)

Program Overview

The risk assessment portion of the class focuses on the different types of risk assessments (i.e. information security, audit, and BCP) and the components of an adequate risk assessment. The IT Audit methodologies portion delves into IT Audit by discussing sampling techniques, audit software, and appropriate IT Audit programs. The business continuity planning portion discusses the components and various aspects of a good business continuity planning process.

Key Objectives Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to perform a fairly detailed review of a bank's audit and business continuity program.

Instructional Format

Facilitated classroom discussion and lectures.


Three days.



Target Audience

RMS Bank Examiners who perform IT examinations.

This course is open to appropriate staff of the FDIC and partner government regulatory agencies. This course is not open to the public or staff of private banks.


Attendees should have a basic knowledge of information technology and should have attended ITEC.

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More Information

For more information concerning course content or course administration contact Kayt Shipley, (703) 516-5071.


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