Core Concepts of Information Systems Auditing / Edition 1

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Offering concise, readable coverage of information technology auditing, this new book helps readers understand the impact of information and communication technologies on organizations and accountants, and shows how to apply IT-auditing techniques using computer-assisted auditing tools. The book also explores security issues, legal and ethical issues, and more.
* Describes the use of computer assisted audit techniques and computer fraud auditing
* Explains IT audit in the context of the CobiT(r) framework.
* Accompanied by a CD with ACL software, and an appendix contains an audit case requiring its usage. There is also and appendix of IT audit terminology and definitions.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471222934
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 10/17/2003
  • Edition description: Book & CD
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 304
  • Sales rank: 1,303,093
  • Product dimensions: 7.04 (w) x 10.08 (h) x 0.55 (d)

Meet the Author

James E. Hunton earned his B.B.A. degree in accounting fromWest Texas State University. He received his M.B.A. degree inmanagement from River College in Nashua, New Hampshire, and earnedhis Ph.D. in business administration (majoring in accounting andinformation systems) from the University of Texas at Arlington.Professor Hunton is also a certified public accountant (Texas).

Stephanie M. Bryant, Ph.D., CPA, is an associateprofessor of Accounting at the University of South Florida, whereshe holds the position of Advisory Council Professor of Accounting.She previously taught at James Madison University, in Harrisonburg,Virginia, where she served as the director of the AccountingInformation Systems Program. She earned both her B.S. in accountingand Ph.D. in accounting (concentration in information systems) atLouisiana State University. Dr. Bryant teaches graduate andundergraduate classes in consulting, accounting informationsystems, and information systems audit, and previously worked forKPMG Peat Marwick.

Nancy A. Bagranoff received her A.A. degree fromBriarcliff College, B.S. degree from the Ohio State University, andM.S. degree in accounting from Syracuse University. Her was conferred by the George Washington University in 1986(accounting major and information systems minor). From 1973 to1976, she was employed by General Electric in Syracuse, New York,where she completed the company’s Financial ManagementTraining Program. Dr. Bagranoff is a certified public accountant,licensed in the District of Columbia, since 1982. She taught atAmerican University for many years and served as the chair of theDepartment of Accounting from 1995 to 1998.

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Table of Contents


About the Authors.


Chapter 1. IT Audit Overview.

Chapter 2. Legal and Ethical Issues for IT Auditors.

Chapter 3. Information Technology Risks and Controls.

Chapter 4. IT Deployment Risks.

Chapter 5. Managing the IT Function.

Chapter 6. IT Networks and Telecommunications Risks.

Chapter 7. E-Business Risks.

Chapter 8. Using Computer Assisted Audit Tools and Techniques(CAATTS).

Chapter 9. Conducting the IT Audit.

Chapter 10. Fraud and Forensic Auditing.

Appendix A: Glossary.

Appendix B: People State University—Auditing Payroll UsingACL.


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