This book is designed for anyone interested in taking the Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) exam. The CISA certification is one of the hottest in the market, with annual growth in excess of 28 percent, according to the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA), the governing organization.
It is a trend worldwide for organizations to have to implement and prove the existence of strong internal controls. You may have heard of a few of these, such as the following:
- International Basel III accord for risk management in banking
- COSO, which includes the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) for public corporations
- U.S. Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA)
- Payment card industry (PCI) standards for credit card ...