With the Second Edition of this popular resource, auditors willbe able to examine an organizations hardware, software, dataprotection, and processing methods to ensure that adequate controlsand security are in place. Little in the way of prerequisitetechnical know-how is required. Author Jack Champlain begins byexplaining the basics of any computer systemthe centralprocessing unit, operating system, and applicationsystemgiving every auditor the tools needed to begin anaudit. This is followed by a step-by-step approach for conductinginformation systems audits, detailing specific procedures thatauditors can readily apply to their own organizations. The SecondEdition devotes special attention to the issues of most concern toinformation managers today. It provides over 80 case studies thatdemonstrate how concepts can be applied in real-world situations.Chapter topics include:
As networks and enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems bringresources together, and as increasing privacy violations andinternational political volatility threaten more organizations,information systems integrity becomes more important than ever.Auditing Information Systems, Second Edition empowers auditors,information security professionals, managers, and audit committeesto effectively gauge the adequacy and effectiveness of informationsystems controls.
Auditing Information Systems, Second Edition, explains clearlyhow to audit the controls and security over all types ofinformation systems environments. The concepts and techniques inthe book enable auditors, information security professionals,managers, and audit committee members of every knowledge and skilllevel to truly understand whether or not their computing systemsare safe. The book provides a detailed examination of contemporaryauditing issues such as:
Auditing Information Systems, Second Edition gives auditingprofessionals the tools they need to get their job done right. Itis a must-have reference for any auditors library.