IT Auditing Using Controls to Protect Information Assets, 3rd Edition

ISBN: 1260453227 | 2019 | EPUB | 576 pages | 29 MB

Mike Kegerreis, Mike Schiller, Chris Davis, "IT Auditing Using Controls to Protect Information Assets, 3rd Edition"

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, Third Edition explains, step by step, how to implement a successful, enterprise-wide IT audit program. New chapters on auditing cybersecurity programs, big data and data repositories, and new technologies 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 and cybersecurity programs
* Assess 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
* Review big data and data repositories
* Assess end user computer devices, including PCs and mobile devices
* Audit virtualized environments
* Evaluate risks associated with cloud computing and outsourced operations
* Drill down into applications and projects to find potential control weaknesses
* Learn best practices for auditing new technologies
* Use standards and frameworks, such as COBIT, ITIL, and ISO
* Understand regulations, including Sarbanes-Oxley, HIPAA, and PCI
* Implement proven risk management practices

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