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The Basics of IT Audit by Stephen D. Gantz

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Introduction

Abstract

This chapter provides an introduction to the material presented in this book and describes the purpose and intent of the book, its primary intended audiences, likely uses, and why the book was written. It explains the key purposes for and reasons behind IT auditing and highlights the legal, regulatory, compliance, and governance driving auditing in contemporary public and private sector organizations. Finally, the chapter describes the structure and content flow of the subsequent chapters in the book, and offers a brief description of each chapter.

Keywords

Auditing, information assurance, information technology, risk management, governance

Information in this chapter

 Introduction to IT auditing

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