Information Systems Auditing
The IS Audit Planning Process
Robert E. Davis, MBA, CISA, CICA
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Copyright 2009 Robert E. Davis, MBA, CISA, CICA. All rights reserved.
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The global Information Technology (IT) community considers becoming a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) a major accomplishment. To obtain the CISA designation information systems auditors, controls, or security professionals must pass a rigorous test demonstrating knowledge in a multitude of information systems audit process areas. Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) standards and guidelines, audit risk, and audit objectives are just a few knowledge requirements CISA candidates must master.
Information Systems Auditing: The IS Audit Planning Process is part of an electronic booklets series providing comprehensive IS audit planning, study, evaluation, and testing methods. Systemically, the series covers major steps in the IS audit processes not chronicled in ISACA standards and guidelines. In terms of content, these monographs convert selected audit standards into practical applications using detailed examples. These monographs also allow auditors to understand various steps and processes required to adequately initiate, document, and compile IT audit phases. Through these study assistants, a CISA student will acquire an appreciation for IT financial statement, government, and external auditing. Collectively, these monographs function as study guides for CISA examination preparation as well as audit reference manuals.