Chapter 1. The Audit Process

This chapter helps you prepare for the Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) exam by covering the following ISACA objectives, which include understanding the role and importance of auditing standards, guidelines, and best practices. This also includes items such as these:


Develop and implement a risk-based IS audit strategy for the organization in compliance with IS audit standards, guidelines and best practices.

Plan specific audits to ensure that IT and business systems are protected and controlled.

Conduct audits in accordance with IS audit standards, guidelines and best practices to meet planned audit objectives.

Communicate emerging issues, potential risks, and audit results to key stakeholders. ...

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