Understanding and Conducting Information Systems AuditingBook - 2013
The increased dependence on information system resources forperforming key activities within organizations has made systemaudits essential for ensuring the confidentiality, integrity, andavailability of information system resources. One of the biggestchallenges faced by auditors is the lack of a standardized approachand relevant checklist. Understanding and Conducting InformationSystems Auditing brings together resources with audit tools andtechniques to solve this problem.
Featuring examples that are globally applicable and covering allmajor standards, the book takes a non-technical approach to thesubject and presents information systems as a management tool withpractical applications. It explains in detail how to conductinformation systems audits and provides all the tools andchecklists needed to do so. In addition, it also introduces theconcept of information security grading, to help readers toimplement practical changes and solutions in theirorganizations.Includes everything needed to perform information systemsaudits Organized into two sections--the first designed to helpreaders develop the understanding necessary for conductinginformation systems audits and the second providing checklists foraudits Features examples designed to appeal to a global audience
Taking a non-technical approach that makes it accessible toreaders of all backgrounds, Understanding and ConductingInformation Systems Auditing is an essential resource foranyone auditing information systems.