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John Beveridge

Senior Fellow in Internal Auditing

John Beveridge

John Beveridge’s (CGFM, CISA, CISM, CFE, CGEIT, CRISC) professional career spans over twenty-five years in government and private industry in the United States and England, including over twenty years in IT audit management.

John is the former Deputy Auditor for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, where he was responsible for the Information Technology Audit Division for the Massachusetts Office of the State Auditor and served as Co-Chair of the Commonwealth’s Enterprise Security Board and member of the IT Advisory Board. He had served as a member of the Massachusetts Government Technology’s Advisory Board, 2003 through 2009, Governor’s Commission on Computer Crime, Governor’s Commission on Computer Technology and Law, Governor’s Task Force on E-Commerce, and the Governor’s IT Commission.

He is a member of the faculty at Bentley University, where he teaches courses in accounting information systems and IT auditing.

John has served as ISACA’s International President,  Vice President for Standards, member of various boards and committees including the CobiT® Steering Committee, Information Systems Auditing Standards Board, Education Board, Assurance Board, IT Governance Credentialing Committee, and the Advisory Committee to the Task Force on Model Curriculum for IT Auditing.   John was instrumental in the development of CobiT’s Control Objectives and Management Guidelines, co-authored a Control Practices Guideline for Information Systems Continuity Planning, and has authored professional standards for information systems auditing and work-related publications.   He is a frequent lecturer on the implementation of CobiT®, IT auditing, planning and performing application system audits, and audit management.

He received a Bachelors of Science in economics from the University of Massachusetts and an Masters in Public Administration (MPA) with a major in Finance from Suffolk University.   John is a Certified Governmental Financial Manager, Certified Information Systems Auditor, Certified Information Security Manager, Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified Risk and Information Systems Controls, and Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT.