IT Auditing: Using Controls to Protect Information Assets by Chris Davis

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IT Auditing: Using Controls to Protect Information Assets by  Chris Davis

IT Auditing: Using Controls to Protect Information Assets by Chris Davis (Author), Mike Schiller (Author), Kevin Wheeler (Author)
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Osborne Media; 1 edition (December 22, 2006) | ISBN-10: 0072263431 | PDF | 3,2 Mb | 387 pages

Plan for and manage an effective IT audit program using the in-depth information contained in this comprehensive resource. Written by experienced IT audit and security professionals, IT Auditing: Using Controls to Protect Information Assets covers the latest auditing tools alongside real-world examples, ready-to-use checklists, and valuable templates. Inside, you'll learn how to analyze Windows, UNIX, and Linux systems; secure databases; examine wireless networks and devices; and audit applications. Plus, you'll get up-to-date information on legal standards and practices, privacy and ethical issues, and the CobiT standard.

Build and maintain an IT audit function with maximum effectiveness and value

Implement best practice IT audit processes and controls Analyze UNIX-, Linux-, and Windows-based operating systems Audit network routers, switches, firewalls, WLANs, and mobile devices Evaluate entity-level controls, data centers, and disaster recovery plans Examine Web servers, platforms, and applications for vulnerabilities Review databases for critical controls Use the COSO, CobiT, ITIL, ISO, and NSA INFOSEC methodologies Implement sound risk analysis and risk management practices Drill down into applications to find potential control weaknesses



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