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Gain insider information on career success in IT Audit assurance from leading experts at our exclusive networking event


IT Audit is the fastest growing specialization of auditing, and more companies than ever before are hiring skilled professionals to ensure their data and IT systems are compliant and secure.

If you are interested in becoming an IT Auditor, there’s never been a better time to build the critical skills and real-world experience you need to succeed in the workplace.


75% of senior leaders struggle to find skilled IT auditors
Higher salaries are paid to It Auditors (compared to similar roles)
The fastest growing specialization in the auditing field is IT* (*in the GTA)


This exclusive networking and educational event gives you the chance to hear from two leaders in the expanding field of IT audit assurance, and make vital connections to advance your career.

You will also hear from the Program Manager of our new Certificate in IT Audit Execution, which starts this September, and learn how this innovative part-time program can take your career to the next level by not only preparing you for your CISA designation, but also by giving you the real-world applied experience employers are looking for when hiring for the jobs you want.


Mark VarmaMark Varma, CPA, CISA
Senior Manager, Risk Advisory, Deloitte

Mark Varma is a risk management professional in Deloitte’s Risk Advisory practice in Toronto, where he works assisting clients manage information technology and business risk. Mark has extensive experience managing projects for clients in a range of industries.

In addition, Mark has extensive experience leading training, coaching and developing people. Mark is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA), Chartered Accountant (CA), and a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA).

Mark works alongside Baskaran Rajamani, who is one of a group of industry leaders shaping the curriculum of our new Certificate in IT Audit Execution.

Zain HaqZain Haq, CPA, CA, CISA
Cyber Security Audit Manager with Manulife Financial

Zain Haq is an information systems, cyber security and IT audit professional. Currently, Zain is a cyber security Audit Manager with Manulife Financial, a multinational financial services organization headquartered in Toronto. Zain leads and delivers a mix of application security and management audits, business integrated audits and technology project risk reviews. Previously, Zain has worked with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) where he led and delivered various third-party assurance engagements for clients in different industries including telecommunications, technology service providers, financial services and asset management.

Zain is an instructor in our new Certificate in IT Audit Execution.

Event Details

August 15, 6:00-8:00pm

CSI Spadina (Viola Desmond Room – 3rd Floor)
192 Spadina Ave
Toronto, ON
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6:00 – 6:15 pm: Opening Remarks – Program Manager, Marina DeBona
6:15 – 7:00 pm: Program Overview and Insight into IT Auditing Today – Zain Haq
7:00 – 7:30 pm: Keynote: Baskaran Rajamani
7:30 – 8:00 pm: Q&A, Networking & Refreshments

Limited time offer

Register for the Certificate in IT Audit Execution (September session) by August 1st, 2019  and save $300 off the program fee with an early bird discount! Use PROMO CODE “ITAUDIT19″