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    ISACA provides guide to planning an information system audit


    Internal auditors looking to get more involved in information systems audits can turn to a new white paper titled Information Systems Auditing Tools and Techniques: Creating Audit Programs, from ISACA, a global global association of professionals focused on IS audit and control. The paper outlines five steps auditors should take ...

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    IT Pros Dread Prospect of Compliance Audits


    Image: Corporate IT teams aren’t prepared to face a compliance audit. In fact, nearly half of respondents to a recent survey said they would rather have a root canal, work over a holiday, live without electricity for a week, or even eat a live jellyfish. “Companies talk about the importance ...

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    Rising Tides Around IT Audit


    Image: At long last, IT audit is finding its place in the sun—so says the latest IT Audit Benchmarking Study, published last week by ISACA. By almost any measure, IT audit is getting a higher profile at large organizations. What does that mean for compliance officers, and how can they ...