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

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Summary

In this chapter, we covered the pervasive foundation of knowledge necessary for you to be a successful IS auditor. Our goal is to provide basic auditor knowledge to help guide your decisions. The secret of a successful auditor is to understand who to believe and their motivation. A successful IS auditor will follow industry-accepted practices while dealing with conflict and change in a manner that generates admiration from their clients. It is your responsibility as an IS auditor to demonstrate effective leadership skills in the pursuit of your work. A good leader will take control of the situation to direct all effort toward fulfilling the desired objective.

In the next chapter, we will discuss proper organizational governance before ...

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