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Internal Audit and IT Audit


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The scope and mandate for internal audit continues to evolve each year, as does the complexity of the business environment and speed of the changing risk landscape in which it must operate.

The fundamental goal of this exciting new series is to produce leading-edge books on critical subjects facing audit executives as well as internal and IT audit practitioners.

Key topics that will be addressed over the coming years include Audit Leadership, Cybersecurity, Strategic Risk Management, Auditing Various IT Activities and Processes, Audit Management, and Operational Auditing.

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Project Management Capability Assessment: Performing ISO 33000-Based Capability Assessments of Project Management

Project Management Capability Assessment: Performing ISO 33000-Based Capability Assessments of Project Management

Forthcoming

Peter T. Davis, Barry D. Lewis
May 08, 2018

Learn how to perform project management according to international standards of compliance using capability assessment processes. This book compares and contrasts the approach to project management using ISO 21500 against the more direct ISO 33000 Capability Assessment. It shows how to assess...

Supply Chain Risk Management: Applying Secure Acquisition Principles to Ensure a Trusted Technology Product

Supply Chain Risk Management: Applying Secure Acquisition Principles to Ensure a Trusted Technology Product

Ken Sigler, Dan Shoemaker, Anne Kohnke
November 03, 2017

The book presents the concepts of ICT supply chain risk management from the perspective of NIST IR 800-161. It covers how to create a verifiable audit-based control structure to ensure comprehensive security for acquired products. It explains how to establish systematic control over the supply...

Why CISOs Fail: The Missing Link in Security Management--and How to Fix It

Why CISOs Fail: The Missing Link in Security Management--and How to Fix It

Barak Engel
October 12, 2017

This book serves as an introduction into the world of security and provides insight into why and how current security management practices fail, resulting in overall dissatisfaction by practitioners and lack of success in the corporate environment. The author examines the reasons and suggests how...

Practitioner’s Guide to Business Impact Analysis

Practitioner’s Guide to Business Impact Analysis

Priti Sikdar
June 02, 2017

This book illustrates the importance of business impact analysis, which covers risk assessment, and moves towards better understanding of the business environment, industry specific compliance, legal and regulatory landscape and the need for business continuity. The book provides charts, checklists...

Data Analytics for Internal Auditors

Data Analytics for Internal Auditors

Richard E. Cascarino
March 15, 2017

There are many webinars and training courses on Data Analytics for Internal Auditors, but no handbook written from the practitioner’s viewpoint covering not only the need and the theory, but a practical hands-on approach to conducting Data Analytics. The spread of IT systems makes it necessary that...

The CISO Journey: Life Lessons and Concepts to Accelerate Your Professional Development

The CISO Journey: Life Lessons and Concepts to Accelerate Your Professional Development

Eugene M Fredriksen
March 13, 2017

The book takes readers though a series of security and risk discussions based on real-life experiences. While the experience story may not be technical, it will relate specifically to a value or skill critical to being a successful CISO. The core content is organized into ten major chapters, each...

Implementing Cybersecurity: A Guide to the National Institute of Standards and Technology Risk Management Framework

Implementing Cybersecurity: A Guide to the National Institute of Standards and Technology Risk Management Framework

Anne Kohnke, Ken Sigler, Dan Shoemaker
March 09, 2017

The book provides the complete strategic understanding requisite to allow a person to create and use the RMF process recommendations for risk management. This will be the case both for applications of the RMF in corporate training situations, as well as for any individual who wants to obtain...

Cognitive Hack: The New Battleground in Cybersecurity ... the Human Mind

Cognitive Hack: The New Battleground in Cybersecurity ... the Human Mind

James Bone
January 31, 2017

This book explores a broad cross section of research and actual case studies to draw out new insights that may be used to build a benchmark for IT security professionals. This research takes a deeper dive beneath the surface of the analysis to uncover novel ways to mitigate data security...

Ethics and the Internal Auditor's Political Dilemma: Tools and Techniques to Evaluate a Company's Ethical Culture

Ethics and the Internal Auditor's Political Dilemma: Tools and Techniques to Evaluate a Company's Ethical Culture

Lynn Fountain
December 16, 2016

This book helps auditors understand the reality of performing the internal audit role and the importance of properly managing ethical standards. It provides many examples of ethical conflicts and proposes alternative actions for the internal auditor. Internal auditors are well-schooled on the IIA...

Internal Audit Practice from A to Z

Internal Audit Practice from A to Z

Patrick Onwura Nzechukwu
November 22, 2016

This book addresses the practice of internal auditing using GAAS (Generally Accepted Auditing Standards), GAGAS (Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards) and International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing (Standards) as enunciated by the IIA. Unique in that it...

Security and Auditing of Smart Devices: Managing Proliferation of Confidential Data on Corporate and BYOD Devices

Security and Auditing of Smart Devices: Managing Proliferation of Confidential Data on Corporate and BYOD Devices

Sajay Rai, Philip Chukwuma, Richard Cozart
November 10, 2016

Most organizations have been caught off-guard with the proliferation of smart devices. The IT organization was comfortable supporting the Blackberry due to its ease of implementation and maintenance. But the use of Android and iOS smart devices have created a maintenance nightmare not only for the...

Operational Auditing: Principles and Techniques for a Changing World

Operational Auditing: Principles and Techniques for a Changing World

Hernan Murdock
October 26, 2016

Internal auditors are expected to perform risk-based audits, but do so partially because they focus on financial and compliance risks at the expense of operational, strategic and technological ones. This limits their ability to evaluate critical risks and processes. This book merges traditional...

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