Auditing Information Systems by Jack J. Champlain

By Jack J. Champlain

Five years in the past i used to be requested to assist inner auditors with a priceless audit software, so i made a decision to perform a little research and bought this ebook over the internet.
I am no longer a qualified reviewer, I lack the tactfulness to nation my emotions a couple of e-book with out offending a minimum of the writer. good, right here it really is in one assertion - don't buy this booklet! -
It is simply too pricey for a brand new auditor and too uncomplicated for a professional auditor who may still find out about many of the issues made within the publication.
First bankruptcy the writer felt the urge to give an explanation for desktops and used the time period CPU, a field containing undefined. the unique 1946 EDVAC could have been known as a CPU. the writer keeps ..."there are hundreds of thousands of them" what a shaggy dog story. and should you hold interpreting how he explains reminiscence you'll begin giggling uncontrollably " the extra reminiscence you might have the extra functions you could run" .
There are a few features made and planty of case reviews yet i stopped up utilizing articles i discovered on the net for an excellent audit application in accordance with BS7799.
i might suggest, examining books approximately ISO 2700x for developing nice audits.

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1 Identification of Unknown E-mail System During an audit of a company’s electronic mail process, it appeared that there were only two available methods through which employees could send and receive electronic messages. The primary electronic mail system was part of a mainframe application to which all employees were assigned access. Some users were also assigned access to the company’s wide-area network. However, an electronic mail application was not installed on the network since a large number of employees were not network users.

Determine whether an adequately trained backup system security administrator has been designated. Step 7. Assess the adequacy and effectiveness of the written business resumption plan, including the results of mock disaster tests that have been performed. TE Step 5. a. b. Step 8. Assess the adequacy of backup procedures for system software and data. The procedures should include periodic backups as necessary (daily, weekly, monthly), off-site storage at a secure location, and rotation of backup media.

The Company is to develop and maintain a plan that addresses the risk that such events can occur. ) and that the necessary procedures be established in order to successfully achieve each of these alternatives. This is to ensure that the Company can provide for business continuity. Minimum contingency requirements should include, but not be limited to, the following steps: i. Identification of critical applications to determine their priority for recovery. ii. Documented backup and recovery plan(s) that include all related or potentially affected information assets (and their probable/potential) effects on any/all operational areas).

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