IT Auditing Using Controls to Protect Information Assets

IT Auditing Using Controls to Protect Information Assets

Book Title: IT Auditing Using Controls to Protect Information Assets

Author: Michael G. Solomon

Format: Paperback | 512 pages

Publication Date: 16 Mar 2011

ISBN-13: 9780071742382

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Secure Your Systems Using the Latest IT Auditing TechniquesFully 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