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Information Assurance Auditing

Secure small business assets and information

The Information Assurance Auditing project is sponsored by the National Science Foundation. Students learn how to start their own business auditing the cyber footprint of small businesses, which includes all digital assets, networks, policies, procedures, physical security and the protection of data.

Programs of Study

  • A
    Associate Degree
  • T
    Transfer Degree
  • C
    Credit Certificate
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  • Limited Enrollment
    Limited Enrollment
  • Online Options Available
    Online Options

Information Assurance Auditing


  • C
  • Online Options Available
The Information Assurance Auditing certificate program is 18 units and provides students with proficiency in the areas of computer operating systems, system analysis and design, practical computer security, information systems auditing standards and entrepreneurship. 

Program Code



18 Units

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Why study information assurance auditing?

More business than ever use digital technology in day to day operations. As an information systems assurance technician, you'll partner with small businesses, gain the soft and technical skills needed to help make small businesses more secure through regular security assessments, and learn how to develop your own information systems assurance business. Plus, MVC offers internships and work experience to help you get a head start.

What You'll Learn

  • How to conduct consultations to determine the scope of the targeted security audit
  • How to analyze and evaluate current polices to ensure that the customer is in compliance with State and Federal agencies
  • How to conduct asset inventory, software licensing and risk assessment
  • How to develop a report of findings and present this findings to the customer 

Career Options

  • Information Systems Assurance Technician
  • Information Security Auditor
  • Cybersecurity Analyst
  • Compliance and Information Assurance Analyst
  • Information Security Risk Auditor
  • Security Compliance Specialist