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Certificate in Information Security Audit – Open Class with Instructor Zain Haq

August 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT

We’re offering a complimentary open class with instructor Zain Haq about our part-time Certificate in Information Security Audit. This accelerated program covers all aspects of information security (IS) audit cycles, preparing you to optimize your organization’s IT network performance.

​​​​​​In this open class, Zain will explore several topics about this profession and the program, including:

  • What is information security auditing? Introducing basic concepts such as risk assessment, compliance, security controls and audit methodologies.
  • How do agile methodology and data analytics complement the effective execution of information security audits?
  • The importance of information security auditing in the real world.
  • Several companies hold user data and provide access to critical systems. What role does information security auditing play in ensuring the protection, accuracy and availability of these data and system assets?

About the speaker:





Zain Haq,

Instructor, York University School of Continuing Studies

Cyber Security Auditor, Manulife

Zain is a cybersecurity, technology and IS audit professional with over 11 years of experience. Zain is a Senior Manager of Technology and Cybersecurity assurance at Manulife, a global financial services and asset management company headquartered in Canada. Zain’s teaching and training methodology focuses on empowering students to think about what is being taught and how those concepts apply to the real world. He takes the time to explain course content very clearly and in detail to students while encouraging active class participation. Zain holds the Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and the Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation.

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August 22
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
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