have been identified in the area of logical security and change management so

Have been identified in the area of logical security

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have been identified in the area of logical security and change management, so these areas most likely require some degree of remediation. Logical security deficiencies noted included the sharing of administrator accounts and failure to enforce adequate controls over passwords. Change management deficiencies included improper segregation of incompatible duties and failure to document all changes. Additionally, the process of deploying OS updates to servers was found to be only partially effective. In anticipation of the work to be performed by the IS auditor, the chief information officer (CIO) requested direct reports to develop narratives and process flow describing the major activities for which IT is responsible. These were completed, approved by the various process owners and the CIO, and then forwarded to the IS auditor for examination. Case Study Questions: Select the correct answer and also justify your answer. Q1. What should the IS auditor should do FIRST ? A. Perform an IT risk assessment. B. Perform a survey audit of logical access controls. C. Revise the audit plan to focus on risk-based auditing. D. Begin testing controls that the IS auditor feels are most critical. Answer: A Explanation: The auditor should perform risk assessment procedures that are sufficient to provide a reasonable basis for identifying and assessing the risks of material misstatement, whether due to error or fraud, and designing further audit procedures.
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Q2. When testing program change management, how should the sample be tested?
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  • Spring '16
  • DR Salha
  • Financial audit, Chief information officer

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