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

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Summary

The information systems auditor is expected to understand common networking technology. You should know the name of each piece of equipment and its role in the computer network. Occasionally, you may encounter systems that are filling an all-in-one role. In that event, you should remember computer architecture limitations: It is not possible for single-processor systems to perform all functions without a momentary interruption of the security software. Both single-user systems and multiuser systems have design vulnerabilities that can be exploited.

It is the job of the CISA to evaluate the auditee’s technology implementation. Despite advancements in technology, common problems will usually be rooted in fundamental errors of design or ...

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