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Table of Contents
                            CISA Certified Information Systems Auditor Study Guide
	Acknowledgments
	Contents at a Glance
	Contents
	Introduction
		What Is the CISA Certification?
		Why Should I Buy This Book?
		How to Use This Book and CD
		Test Taking and Preparation
		Related Professional Certifications
	Assessment Test
	Answers to Assessment Test
	Chapter 1: Secrets of a Successful IS Auditor
		Demands for IS Audit
		Auditor Role vs. Auditee Role
		Auditor Is an Executive Position
		Understanding the Corporate Organizational Structure
		Managing Projects
		Summary
		Exam Essentials
		Review Questions
		Answers to Review Questions
	Chapter 2: Audit Process
		Establishing and Approving an Audit Charter
		Preplanning the Audit
		Performing an Audit Risk Assessment
		Determining Whether an Audit Is Possible
		Performing the Audit
		Identifying Audit Evidence
		Reporting Your Audit Findings
		Conducting Follow-Up Activities
		Traditional Audit Compared to Control Self-Assessments
		Summary
		Exam Essentials
		Review Questions
		Answers to Review Questions
	Chapter 3: IT Governance
		Strategy in Organizational Control
		Overview of Tactical Management
		Planning and Performance
		Overview of Business Process Reengineering
		Tactical Management
		Operations Management
		Summary
		Exam Essentials
		Review Questions
		Answers to Review Questions
	Chapter 4: Networking Technology
		Understanding the Differences in Computer Architecture
		Comparing Single Processor and Multiprocessor Systems
		Overview of the Open Systems Interconnect (OSI) Model
		Physical Network Design
		Overview of Network Topologies
		Network Cable Types
		Network Devices
		Network Services
		Expanding the Network
		Managing Your Network
		Summary
		Exam Essentials
		Review Questions
		Answers to Review Questions
	Chapter 5: Life Cycle Management
		Governance in Software Development
		Managing Software Quality
		Overview of Steering Committees
		Change Management
		Managing the Software Project
		Overview of the System Development Life Cycle
		Overview of Data Architecture
		Decision Support Systems
		Program Architecture
		Centralization vs. Decentralization
		Electronic E-commerce
		Summary
		Exam Essentials
		Review Questions
		Answers to Review Questions
	Chapter 6: IT Service Delivery
		IT Operations
		Using the IT Balanced Scorecard
		Monitoring Controls
		Change Management
		System Monitoring
		Network Management
		Capacity Management
		Problem Management
		IT Performance Indicators
		Summary
		Exam Essentials
		Review Questions
		Answers to Review Questions
	Chapter 7: Information Asset Protection
		Understanding the Threat
		Using Administrative Protection
		Implementing Physical Protection
		Using Technical Protection
		Summary
		Exam Essentials
		Review Questions
		Answers to Review Questions
	Chapter 8: Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity
		Defining Disaster Recovery
		Defining the Purpose of Business Continuity
		Uniting Other Plans with Business Continuity
		Summary
		Exam Essentials
		Review Questions
		Answers to Review Questions
	Glossary
	Index
                        

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