Global Technology Audit Guide (GTAG) 4: Management of IT Auditing

  • Item No. : 1012
  • ISBN : 0-89413-590-2
  • Publisher : The Institute of Internal Auditors
  • Publish Date : March 2006
  • Authors : Michael Juergens
  • Media : Paperback
  • Page count : 31
  • Dimensions : 8.5 x 11
  • Member Price : $25.00
  • Non-Member Price : $30.00

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The fourth guide in the Global Technology Audit Guide. There is no question that IT is changing the nature of the internal audit functions.

The risks companies face, the types of audits that should be performed, how to prioritize the audit universe, and how to deliver insightful findings are all issues with which chief audit executive (CAE) must grapple. This guide is designed for CAE and internal audit management personnel who are responsible for overseeing IT audits. The purpose is to help sort through the strategic issues regarding planning, performing, and reporting on IT audits. Consideration will be given to the fundamentals as well as emerging issues. It covers how to:
  • Define IT
  • Evaluate IT-related Risk
  • Define the IT Audit Universe
  • Execute IT Audits
  • Manage the IT Audit Function
  • Emerging Issues
The focus of this guide is on providing pragmatic information in plain English, with specific recommendations that a CAE can implement immediately. Further consideration is given to providing questions that a CAE can ask to help understand if his or her IT audit function is a high performer.
 
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Prepared by The Institute of Internal Auditors (The IIA), each Global Technology Audit Guide (GTAG) is written in straightforward business language to address a timely issue related to information technology (IT) management, control, and security. The GTAG series serves as a ready resource for chief audit executives on different technology-associated risks and recommended practices.