ITGC or General Computer Controls (GCC) are Controls which relate to the environment that supports our IT Applications and which are therefore applicable to all applications. in this session, we will consider the nature of these ITGC, the challenges we face reviewing them and the approaches we can use to audit them.

This is the second in a series of seven webinars about de-mystifying IT audit. The remaining webinars in this series will cover application audit review, infrastructure audit review, integrating IT audit into the business audit, how to audit cyber security, and General Data Privacy Regulations.


Vincent Mulligan FCCA, IT Audit Consultant at Eisteoir Consulting Ltd

Vincent is an ACCA member with additional post-graduate qualifications in Management of Information Technology (IT) in Accounting and professional qualifications in internal auditing and IT auditing. During his career he has held audit management roles in world-class internal audit environments and managed IT and financial audits in a wide range of challenging technical and business environments in the European and Asia Pacific regions. He has over 20 years of audit experience including 14 years' experience delivering integrated and technical internal audit plans in government, banking, manufacturing and financial services organisations including GE Capital, Barclays and General Motors.

Mike Hughes CISA, CGEIT, CRISC, Partner at Haines Watts

Mike has over 36 years IT and IT governance, risk and compliance experience including 20 years with KPMG during which time he performed a number of senior roles including leading KPMG's Midlands IT Governance and Compliance team. After leaving KPMG, he set up 123 Consultants GRC which went on to become HWgrc as a joint venture with Haines Watts Controls & Assurance. HWgrc is the specialist IT governance, risk management and compliance arm of Haines Watts. Mike has worked with a wide range of clients in the public and private sectors, helping clients to fully exploit their investment in IT, whilst identifying and managing risk effectively. He also plays a leadership role with ISACA and has served on several of their international committees.

Your speakers

  • Vincent Mulligan

    Vincent Mulligan

    IT Audit Consultant at Eisteior Consulting Ltd

  • Mike Hughes

    Mike Hughes

    Partner at Haines Watts