Information Technology Auditing

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Author: James A. Hall

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305445155

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 656

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Provide today's learners with a solid understanding of how to audit accounting information systems with the innovative INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AUDITING, 4E. New and expanded coverage of enterprise systems and fraud and fraud detection topics, such as continuous online auditing, help learners focus on the key topics they need for future success. Readers gain a strong background in traditional auditing, as well as a complete understanding of auditing today's accounting information systems in the contemporary business world. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Information Technology Audits 2008

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Author: Xenia Ley Parker,Lynford Graham

Publisher: CCH

ISBN: 9780808091844

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 998

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This up-to-the-minute guide helps you become more proactive and meet the growing demand for integrated audit services in the 21st century. Wide-ranging in scope, Information Technology Audits offers expert analysis, practical tools, and real-world techniques designed to assist in preparing for and performing integrated IT audits. Written by a seasoned auditor with more than 22 years of IT audit experience, Information Technology Audits provides the first practical, hands-on look at how organizations use and control information to meet business objectives, and offers strategies to assess whether the company's controls adequately protect its information systems. Practice aids are available on a free companion CD-ROM.

Information Technology Auditing

An Evolving Agenda

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Author: Jagdish Pathak

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9783540221555

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 237

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The author explores various current and future issues in IT Auditing from both a scholarly and a practice-orientated perspective. Using clear language the issues are clearly mapped out. Topics covered include: complex integrated information systems, enterprise resource planning, and databases. The book serves as an invaluable reference for an auditor dealing with the high-tech environment for the first time.

Information Technology Control and Audit, Fourth Edition

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Author: Sandra Senft,Frederick Gallegos,Aleksandra Davis

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1439893209

Category: Computers

Page: 776

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The new edition of a bestseller, Information Technology Control and Audit, Fourth Edition provides a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of IT governance, controls, auditing applications, systems development, and operations. Aligned to and supporting the Control Objectives for Information and Related Technology (COBIT), it examines emerging trends and defines recent advances in technology that impact IT controls and audits—including cloud computing, web-based applications, and server virtualization. Filled with exercises, review questions, section summaries, and references for further reading, this updated and revised edition promotes the mastery of the concepts and practical implementation of controls needed to manage information technology resources effectively well into the future. Illustrating the complete IT audit process, the text: Considers the legal environment and its impact on the IT field—including IT crime issues and protection against fraud Explains how to determine risk management objectives Covers IT project management and describes the auditor’s role in the process Examines advanced topics such as virtual infrastructure security, enterprise resource planning, web application risks and controls, and cloud and mobile computing security Includes review questions, multiple-choice questions with answers, exercises, and resources for further reading in each chapter This resource-rich text includes appendices with IT audit cases, professional standards, sample audit programs, bibliography of selected publications for IT auditors, and a glossary. It also considers IT auditor career development and planning and explains how to establish a career development plan. Mapping the requirements for information systems auditor certification, this text is an ideal resource for those preparing for the Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT (CGEIT) exams. Instructor's guide and PowerPoint® slides available upon qualified course adoption.

Information Technology Auditing and Assurance

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Author: James A. Hall,Tommie Singleton

Publisher: South-Western Pub

ISBN: 9780324191981

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 568

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IS AUDITING is an innovative and cutting edge product, which provides students an understanding of how to audit accounting information systems, including such new and expanded coverage of enterprise systems, fraud and fraud detection topics as continuous online auditing. Its organization and its integration of ACL software within the package ensure a solid background in traditional auditing as well as in the auditing of accounting information systems. The combination of text and software create a double learning environment in which students will gain a true understanding of how these audits take place in the real world.

Core Concepts of Information Technology Auditing

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Author: James E. Hunton,Stephanie M. Bryant,Nancy A. Bagranoff

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: 9780471222934

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 304

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Offering concise, readable coverage of information technology auditing, this new book helps readers understand the impact of information and communication technologies on organizations and accountants, and shows how to apply IT-auditing techniques using computer-assisted auditing tools. The book also explores security issues, legal and ethical issues, and more. * Describes the use of computer assisted audit techniques and computer fraud auditing * Explains IT audit in the context of the CobiT(r) framework. * Accompanied by a CD with ACL software, and an appendix contains an audit case requiring its usage. There is also and appendix of IT audit terminology and definitions.

Auditor's Guide to IT Auditing, + Software Demo

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Author: Richard E. Cascarino

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118147618

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 430

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Rev. ed. of: Auditor's guide to information systems auditing.

Core Concepts of Accounting Information Systems, Canadian Edition

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Author: Mark G. Simkin,Carolyn A. Strand Norman,Scott Paquette

Publisher: Wiley Global Education

ISBN: 1118912985

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 560

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Simkin, Core Concepts of Accounting Information Systems, will be the first Canadian AIS textbook. It helps students understand basic AIS concepts and provides instructors the flexibility to support how they teach the course, while still covering the basic concepts of Accounting Information Systems (AIS). Students who are going to be accounting majors have to take this course.

Auditing Information Systems

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Author: Jack J. Champlain

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0471466298

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 430

View: 8395

Have you been asked to perform an information systems audit and don't know where to start? Examine a company's hardware, software, and data organization and processing methods to ensure quality control and security with this easy, practical guide to auditing computer systems--the tools necessary to implement an effective IS audit. In nontechnical language and following the format of an IS audit program, you'll gain insight into new types of security certifications (e.g., TruSecure, CAP SysTrust, CPA WebTrust) as well as the importance of physical security controls, adequate insurance, and digital surveillance systems. Order your copy today!

Auditing Information Systems

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Author: Piattini, Mario

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781930708457

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 254

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Society's growing dependence on information technology for survival has elevated the importance of controlling and evaluating information systems. A sound plan for auditing information systems and the technology that supports them is a necessity for organizations to improve the IS benefits and allow the organization to manage the risks associated with technology.Auditing Information Systems gives a global vision of auditing and control, exposing the major techniques and methods. It provides guidelines for auditing the crucial areas of IT--databases, security, maintenance, quality, and communications.

The Basics of IT Audit

Purposes, Processes, and Practical Information

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Author: Stephen D. Gantz

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0124171761

Category: Computers

Page: 270

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The Basics of IT Audit: Purposes, Processes, and Practical Information provides you with a thorough, yet concise overview of IT auditing. Packed with specific examples, this book gives insight into the auditing process and explains regulations and standards such as the ISO-27000, series program, CoBIT, ITIL, Sarbanes-Oxley, and HIPPA. IT auditing occurs in some form in virtually every organization, private or public, large or small. The large number and wide variety of laws, regulations, policies, and industry standards that call for IT auditing make it hard for organizations to consistently and effectively prepare for, conduct, and respond to the results of audits, or to comply with audit requirements. This guide provides you with all the necessary information if you're preparing for an IT audit, participating in an IT audit or responding to an IT audit. Provides a concise treatment of IT auditing, allowing you to prepare for, participate in, and respond to the results Discusses the pros and cons of doing internal and external IT audits, including the benefits and potential drawbacks of each Covers the basics of complex regulations and standards, such as Sarbanes-Oxley, SEC (public companies), HIPAA, and FFIEC Includes most methods and frameworks, including GAAS, COSO, COBIT, ITIL, ISO (27000), and FISCAM

The Operational Auditing Handbook

Auditing Business and IT Processes

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Author: Andrew Chambers,Graham Rand

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470662115

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 900

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Never out of print since 1997, and substantially updated for this second edition, The Operational Auditing Handbook has earned an international reputation as a hands-on, practical manual for internal auditors and managers to enable them to carry out audits and reviews of a wide range of business activities including: Finance and accounting Sarbanes-Oxley compliance Purchasing Operations and production Marketing and sales Distribution Personnel and management development Research and development Information technology Security Environmental responsibility Subsidiaries and remote operating units The Operational Auditing Handbook clarifies the underlying issues, risks and objectives for a wide range of operations and activities and is a professional companion, with many checklists, for those who design self-assessment and audit programmes of business processes in all sectors. Reflecting the strategic importance of information technology today, this second edition is considerably expanded in this area with leading edge material. Other completely new material includes clear, authoritative guidance on how to achieve effective of governance, risk management and internal control processes.

Information Technology Audit

Acl (Software Company), Certified Information Systems Auditor, Cobit, Code Audit, Computer-Aided Audit Tools, Computer F

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Author: Source Wikipedia

Publisher: University-Press.org

ISBN: 9781230495705

Category:

Page: 84

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 38. Chapters: ACL (software company), Certified Information Systems Auditor, COBIT, Code audit, Computer-aided audit tools, Computer forensics, Computer fraud, Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, Continuous controls monitoring, David Coderre, Enterprise risk management, History of information technology auditing, Host protected area, Information security audit, Information technology audit process, Mobile device forensics, National Information Infrastructure Protection Act, SekChek Classic, SekChek Local, Statement on Auditing Standards No. 99: Consideration of Fraud.

Information Technology Auditing

Business, Finance

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Author: CTI Reviews

Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews

ISBN: 1478404981

Category: Education

Page: 29

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Facts101 is your complete guide to Information Technology Auditing. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

IT Auditing Using Controls to Protect Information Assets, 2nd Edition

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Author: Chris Davis,Mike Schiller,Kevin Wheeler

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071742395

Category: Computers

Page: 512

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Secure Your Systems Using the Latest IT Auditing Techniques Fully updated to cover leading-edge tools and technologies, IT Auditing: Using Controls to Protect Information Assets, Second Edition, explains, step by step, how to implement a successful, enterprise-wide IT audit program. New chapters on auditing cloud computing, outsourced operations, virtualization, and storage are included. This comprehensive guide describes how to assemble an effective IT audit team and maximize the value of the IT audit function. In-depth details on performing specific audits are accompanied by real-world examples, ready-to-use checklists, and valuable templates. Standards, frameworks, regulations, and risk management techniques are also covered in this definitive resource. Build and maintain an internal IT audit function with maximum effectiveness and value Audit entity-level controls, data centers, and disaster recovery Examine switches, routers, and firewalls Evaluate Windows, UNIX, and Linux operating systems Audit Web servers and applications Analyze databases and storage solutions Assess WLAN and mobile devices Audit virtualized environments Evaluate risks associated with cloud computing and outsourced operations Drill down into applications to find potential control weaknesses Use standards and frameworks, such as COBIT, ITIL, and ISO Understand regulations, including Sarbanes-Oxley, HIPAA, and PCI Implement proven risk management practices

Computer Audit and Control Handbook

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Author: Ian J. Douglas

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: N.A

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 238

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This handbook is an accessible introduction to modern computer audit for new recruits to the profession and for practising financial auditors who need to increase their knowledge of computer auditing. The book will help meet an increasing need for computer audit training in the auditing profession. The basic perspective taken for this handbook is that of the internal auditor and since this is wider than the remit of external auditing, the contents apply to both. Auditors and accountants who wish to develop their knowledge of computer audit and security will find the book especially useful. In addition, information technology professionals and computer science students who are finding issues of security and control increasingly important, will discover this handbook to be of significant use in their work. Published in association with the Institute of Internal Auditors, this book provides a comprehensive introduction to modern computer audit for new recruits to the profession, and for financial auditors who wish to increase their knowledge of computer auditing. The main topics covered include: *computer audit management *auditing applications *small business computers *computer assisted audit techniques *databases *legal and code of practice issues *computer abuse. The author and contributors are audit and security practitioners, with many years' experience in this field. Contributors: Ian Douglas, Deputy Head of Systems Audit at Barclays Bank. Alan Oliphant, Computer Audit Manager, Standard Life Assurance Company, and Chairman of Information Technology Audit Development Committee (IIA); David Bentley, Chief Internal Auditor, Leeds Permanent Building Society and Stephen Hinde (the two latter being Past Presidents, IIA, UK). Published in association with the Institute of Internal Auditors Provides a comprehensive introduction to computer audit for new recruits to this subject Ideal for financial auditors who wish to increase their knowledge of computer auditing

Auditing IT Infrastructures for Compliance

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Author: Martin Weiss,Michael G. Solomon

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1284090701

Category: Computers

Page: 400

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The Second Edition of Auditing IT Infrastructures for Compliance provides a unique, in-depth look at recent U.S. based Information systems and IT infrastructures compliance laws in both the public and private sector. Written by industry experts, this book provides a comprehensive explanation of how to audit IT infrastructures for compliance based on the laws and the need to protect and secure business and consumer privacy data. Using examples and exercises, this book incorporates hands-on activities to prepare readers to skillfully complete IT compliance auditing.