Management and Organization of IT Audit Function

So how should the IS audit function be organized in an organization. By organization we mean what should be the scope and objectives. How it should be managed collectively and at individual audit level. Among other things related to IS audit management are audit planning, actual audit implementation, IS audit resource management, effect of prevalent … Read more

ISACA IS Auditing Standards and CISA Examination

Auditing standards regulate audits and all types of audit rely on some auditing standards for performing the audit assignment. Before discussing the ISACA IS auditing standards in detail, let us first know the reasons why auditing standards exist and whey these are mandatory to be used in audit assignments. Why using Auditing Standards is important? … Read more

What Does a CISA IS Auditor Do as Work – A Sample Job Description

Just like information technology has affected almost every field of life, it has also impacted the auditing¬†functions as well. The records have been digitized, the processes have been built into the systems and financial transactions and other key critical information is being processed through information systems. Prior to arrival of information systems, the auditors will … Read more

What is CISA Exam Like and Its Different Domains?

As we talked before, CISA is a certification for Information Systems Auditing field. A non profit organization named ISACA (Information Systems Audit & Control Association) conducts this exam and award certification, after a candidate has fulfilled all the requirements for certification. Passing CISA exam is the first step for certification and arguably the most difficult … Read more