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Establishing a Framework for Executing IT Audits

Language:  English
Description of IT Auditing and its basic components, such as: IT Audit Plan, IT Auditing Methodology, IT Audit Findings Assessment Criteria, etc.
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This book (first of a series of 5 books) describes IT Auditing, the basic components that make it up (e.g., IT Audit Plan, IT Auditing Methodology, etc.) and various aspects that support the execution of effective IT Audits, such as: Documentation to understand an IT System, IT Audit Findings Assessment Criteria, IT Audit Glossary, etc.

About the author

John Kyriazoglou obtained a B.A. (Honours) from the University of Toronto, Canada, also earning a Scholastic award for Academic Excellence in Computer Science. John has worked in Canada, England, Switzerland, Luxembourg, Greece and other countries for over 40 years, as a Senior IT manager, Managing Director, IT auditor and consultant, in a variety of clients and projects, in both the private and the public sectors. He has published several books and articles in professional publications, has served in numerous scientific committees and is a member of several professional and cultural associations. He is currently the Editor-in-Chief for the Internal Controls Magazine (U.S.A.) and consulting on Data Privacy and Security Issues (GDPR, e-Privacy, etc.) to a large number of private and public clients.

  • Contents
  • Dedication
  • Overview and Contents
  • Preface
  1. Introduction to IT Auditing
    1. Information Technology, Communications and Business
    2. Basic management functions
    3. Reasons for auditing companies and IT
    4. What is IT Auditing
    5. IT Controls
    6. Importance of IT controls to the IT auditor
  2. IT Audit Framework
    1. Definitions
    2. Internal Audit Procedure
    3. International Auditing Standards
    4. IT Auditing Standards
    5. Types of Internal Audit
    6. IT Audit Areas
    7. IT Audit General Approach
  3. IT Audit Plan
    1. Purpose of the IT Audit Plan
    2. Preparation of the IT Audit Plan
    3. Description of Phases to prepare the IT Audit Plan
  4. IT Auditing Methodology
    1. Description of the IT Audit Methodology
    2. Phases of the IT Audit Methodology
  • Appendix 1. Corporate and IT Documentation
  • Appendix 2. IT Audit Areas
  • Appendix 3. Documentation to understand an IT System
  • Appendix 4. Internal Audit Plan
  • Appendix 5. IT Audit Preparation Questionnaire
  • Appendix 6. IT Audit Plan
  • Appendix 7. Audit Sampling Methods
  • Appendix 8. IT Audit Findings Assessment Criteria
  • Appendix 9. IT Audit Glossary
  • End Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Disclaimer
About the Author

John Kyriazoglou