Auditing Information Systems: A Comprehensive Reference Guide / Edition 1

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Overview

For the Nontechnical Auditor, the First Complete Guide to Assessing the Control and Security of Virtually Any Computer Information System

Auditing Information Systems is a first-of-a-kind handbook to auditing in an information systems environment, allowing the nontechnical auditor to quickly and thoroughly assess the effectiveness of a company's controls in physical and logical security as well as other general controls. The book also includes a detailed look at leading-edge control self-assessment processes, including one of the first applications in an information systems environment.

Providing a total look at the newest issues in information systems and auditing, the book also examines:
* Computer forensics
* Encryption
* Year 2000
* Viruses
* Software piracy
* Computer-assisted audit techniques
* Internet security
* Service organizations
* Systems development
* Humanistic aspects of auditing.

An ideal reference for the auditor navigating the complex world of information systems, Auditing Information Systems offers complete, detailed guidance in the newest of accounting challenges.

With the increased use of client/server networks in industry today, the need for auditors who can perform information system audits is now more important than ever. With the proliferation of different types of computer systems and applications over the past decade, nontechnical auditors as well as managers and board members are being asked to assess the risks and evaluate the controls over these computer systems. Many of these individuals are unfamiliar with techniques they can use to efficiently and effectively perform and evaluate audits of information systems.

Auditing Information Systems is a practical, modern guide to assessing the control and security of virtually any type of computer information system. The author also provides a detailed approach to the leading-edge control self-assessment processes, including one of the first applications in an information systems environment. Other topics include:
* Computer forensics
* Encryption
* Year 2000
* Viruses
* Software piracy
* Computer-assisted audit techniques
* Internet security
* Service organizations
* Systems development
* Humanistic aspects of auditing.

Auditing Information Systems is the only contemporary auditing book with over 80 real-world case studies. No other work incorporates such a tremendous breadth of information systems auditing concepts and resources. Any auditor who uses this system will obtain the information needed to perform or evaluate a thorough information systems audit.

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Shows the nontechnical auditor how to assess the adequacy of controls in physical and logical security, as well as other general controls, in the context of all types of computer systems whether mainframe, midrange, or stand alone desktop. Includes a detailed look at leading-edge control self-assessment processes and discussion of computer forensics, encryption and cryptology, the Year 2000 problem, software piracy, viruses, Internet security, and humanistic aspects of information systems auditing. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471168904
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 11/28/1998
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 440
  • Product dimensions: 6.47 (w) x 9.53 (h) x 1.27 (d)

Meet the Author

JACK J. CHAMPLAIN, CPA, CISA, CIA, CFSA, is the Senior Information Systems Auditor with the Boeing Employees' Credit Union. He has worked in the banking industry for eighteen years, spending over half of them with Security Pacific and First Interstate Banks prior to joining BECU. Mr. Champlain has over ten years of internal auditing experience, including seven years of IS auditing. Mr. Champlain served two terms as President of the Puget Sound Chapter of the Information Systems Audit and Control Association. He previously served as Vice President and Programs Director of the same organization. He is also an active member of the Institute of Internal Auditors, the AICPA, the Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants, and the Association of Credit Union Internal Auditors. Mr. Champlain was recently appointed Chairman of the Emerging Technologies Committee of the ACUIA. Mr. Champlain is a contributor to numerous publications and a frequent speaker in the area of information systems auditing. He holds a BA in finance from the University of Washington and an MBA from Seattle University.
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Table of Contents

CORE CONCEPTS.

Basics of Computing Systems.

Identifying Computer Systems.

STANDARD INFORMATION SYSTEMS AUDIT APPROACH.

Information Systems Audit Program.

Information Systems Security Policies, Standards, and/or Guidelines.

Auditing Service Organization Applications.

Assessing the Financial Stability of Vendor Organizations, Examining Vendor Organization Contracts, and Examining Accounting Treatment of Computer Equipment and Software.

Physical Security.

Logical Security.

Information Systems Operations.

CONTEMPORARY INFORMATION SYSTEMS AUDITING CONCEPTS.

Control Self-Assessment and an Application in an Information Systems Environment.

Encryption and Cryptography.

Year 2000 Problem.

Other Contemporary Information Systems Auditing Challenges.

Humanistic Aspects of Information Systems Auditing.

Conclusion.

Appendices.

Glossary.

Selected References.

Index.

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