BOOK SERIES


Internal Audit and IT Audit


About the Series

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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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

Forthcoming

Barak Engel
September 01, 2017

This book provides insight as to why and how current security management practices fail at their basic foundation, resulting in overall dissatisfaction by practitioners and lack of success in the corporate environment. The author examimes the reasons and how to fix them. The resulting improvement...

Practitioner’s Guide to Business Impact Analysis

Practitioner’s Guide to Business Impact Analysis

Forthcoming

Priti Sikdar
May 17, 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 08, 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...

Corporate Defense and the Value Preservation Imperative: Bulletproof Your Corporate Defense Program

Corporate Defense and the Value Preservation Imperative: Bulletproof Your Corporate Defense Program

Sean Lyons
September 01, 2016

This is the first book to finally address the umbrella term corporate defense, and to explain how an integrated corporate defense program can help an organization address both value creation and preservation. The book explores the value preservation imperative, which represents an organization’s...

Mastering the Five Tiers of Audit Competency: The Essence of Effective Auditing

Mastering the Five Tiers of Audit Competency: The Essence of Effective Auditing

Ann Butera
May 02, 2016

Risk-based operational audits and performance audits require a broad array of competencies. This book provides auditors and risk professionals with the understanding required to improve results during risk-based audits.Mastering the Five Tiers of Audit Competency: The Essence of Effective Auditing...

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