eBook: Auditing Your Information System and IT Infrastructure - A Practical Audit Program Guide for IT Assurance Professionals [$76.95]

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Assuring the Security of Your Information Systems and IT Infrastructures (IT Audit and Internal Audit)

This 291 page edition has been updated to cover virtually all areas of information systems and IT infrastructure. “Auditing Your Information Systems and IT Infrastructure: Practical Audit Programs/Checklists for Internal Auditors”, serves as a reference handbook for IT Auditors and other IT assurance professionals on how to use latest IT auditing techniques and programs to provide assurance on the security of enterprise information systems and IT infrastructure. New chapters on perimeter network security, database security and virtualized infrastructure are included. The book describes leading practices in internal audit and how the internal audit/IT audit function can effectively meet stakeholders’ expectations and add value the business while maintaining its independence. Details on how to conduct specific audits of IT processes, services, systems or infrastructures were provided with hands-on checklists and audit test procedures. The following areas of information systems, processes and IT infrastructures are covered.

  • Leading practices in internal audit function
  • Data center
  • Business continuity management and disaster recovery management
  • Business process re-engineering (BPR) and automation function
  • IT governance and strategic planning
  • Physical and environmental security
  • Windows infrastructure, intranet and internet security
  • Financial Technology (Fintech) and Electronic Payment Applications
  • UNIX operating system infrastructure (IBM AIX, SUN Solaris)
  • Core banking application (Finacle, Flexcube and Phoenix)
  • Payment card (debit, credit & prepaid) processes, systems and applications – PCIDSS Compliance
  • Employee/Human Resources Information Systems
  • Perimeter Network Security
  • Database security (Oracle and Microsoft SQL Server Database)
  • Virtualized infrastructure

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Intended for IT Auditors and other Assurance professionals that are desirous of improving their auditing skills or organizations that are performing risk and control self-assessment (RCSA) exercise from the ground up.

What You Will Learn and Benefit:

  • Build or improve your auditing and control testing techniques/skills by knowing what to look out for and how to verify the existence and adequacy of controls.
  • Acquire hands-on audit programs/checklists for auditing core IT systems and infrastructure, which can be applied in your environment.
  • Prepare for and pass such common certification audits as PCI-DSS, ISO 27001, ISO 2230, ISO 20000 and ISO 90001.
  • Audit programs/checklists from this book can easily be integrated into standard audit management software such as Teammates, MKInsight and others as they share common templates.
  • Expanding the scope of your audit testing to cover more areas of concerns or risk exposures.
  • Strengthen your organization’s internal audit process and control testing.

Who This Book Is For:

IT professionals moving into auditing field; new IT Audit Managers, Directors, Project Managers, and would-be CAEs and CISOs; Security Specialists from other disciplines moving into information security (e.g., former military security professionals, law enforcement professionals, physical security professionals); and information security specialists (e.g. IT Security Managers, IT Risk Managers, IT Control implementers, CIOs, CTOs, COO).

Review the book sample pages and table of content below. Please note that a link to download the eBook in PDF format will be provided to you upon successful checkout. However, if you want the book in other reading formats such as .ePub, or .kobi, please Contact US and we will email you a copy of the book in the format of your choice on request.


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