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CISA® Certified Information Systems Auditor®: Study Guide, Third Edition by David Cannon

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Performing the Audit

The next objective in auditing is to perform the actual audit. Here you will need to make sure you have the appropriate staff, ensure audit quality control, define auditee communications, perform proper data collection, and review existing controls.

Selecting the Audit Team

You will need to have personnel for the audit and to define the audit’s organizational structure. You also will need to create a personnel resource plan, which identifies specific functions and skill sets necessary to complete your audit objectives. Individual skills and knowledge should be taken into consideration while planning your audit. Remember, it’s impossible for the auditor to be an absolute expert in everything.

You will need to rely on the work ...

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