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Information Systems Control and Audit, 1/e

Ron A. Weber, University of Queensland

Published October, 1998 by Prentice Hall Business Publishing

Copyright 1999, 1027 pp.
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ISBN 0-13-947870-1


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Summary

For accounting courses in EDP Auditing or IS Control Audit. This book provides the most comprehensive and up-to-date survey of the field of information systems control and audit written, to serve the needs of both students and professionals.

Features


Presents the most up-to-date technological advances in accounting information technology that have occurred within the last ten years. New material reflects the latest professional standards. See Chapter 24 on Managing the Information Systems Audit Function.
Coverage includes conducting an information systems audit; frameworks for management and application controls; audit software; concurrent auditing techniques; and evaluating data integrity, system effectiveness, and system efficiency.
Includes chapter summaries at the beginning of each chapter to provide students with an overview of the material contained in each chapter.
Includes 20 - 30 review questions at the end of each chapter to allow students to test their understanding of the concepts.
Includes 20 - 30 multiple choice questions at the end of each chapter with answers provided to allow students to test their understanding of the contents.
Features 5 - 8 mini cases at the end of each chapter that can be used to provide the basis for problem-solving practice and class discussion.


Table of Contents
I. INTRODUCTION.

    1. Overview of Information Systems Auditing.
    2. Conducting an Information Systems Audit.

II. THE MANAGEMENT CONTROL FRAMEWORK.
    3. Top Management Controls.
    4. Systems Development Management Controls.
    5. Programming Management Controls.
    6. Data Resource Management Controls.
    7. Security Management Controls.
    8. Operations Management Controls.
    9. Quality Assurance Management Controls.
III. THE APPLICATION CONTROL FRAMEWORK.
    10. Boundary Controls.
    11. Input Controls.
    12. Communication Controls.
    13. Processing Controls.
    14. Database Controls.
    15. Output Controls.
IV. EVIDENCE COLLECTION.
    16. Audit Software.
    17. Code Review, Test Data, and Code Comparison.
    18. Concurrent Auditing Techniques.
    19. Interviews, Questionnaires, and Control Flowcharts.
    20. Performance Measurement Tools.
V. EVIDENCE EVALUATION.
    21. Evaluating Asset Safeguarding and Data Integrity.
    22. Evaluating System Effectiveness.
    23. Evaluating System Efficiency.
VI. INFORMATION SYSTEMS AUDIT MANAGEMENT.
    24. Managing the Information Systems Audit Function.


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