4 - IS Audit and Input Controls

3 busi 335 copyright 2009 10 ym cheung w tan c woo

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Unformatted text preview: he IS Audit. 3 BUSI 335 Copyright © 2009-10 Y.M. Cheung, W. Tan, C. Woo and P. Bera 4 What is the Purpose of an IS Audit? an IS Audit? What is an IS Audit? What is an IS Audit? • Focuses on the compute -based aspects of an ocuses co puter aspects • To review and evaluate an organization's information organization’s information system. system's availability, confidentiality, and integrity by answering questions such as: • Assesses the proper implementation, operation, and – Will the organization's computer systems be available for the business at all times when required? (Availability) control of computer resources. • Ensures whether the organization's information system safeguards assets, maintains data integrity, and is operating effectively and efficiently to achieve the organization's goals. – Will the information in the systems be disclosed only to authorized users? (Confidentiality) • Also known as EDP audit, IT audit, and computer audit. BUSI 335 Copyright © 2009-10...
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