Baselining as a Primary Audit Tool

James TaralaAudit

So if I was trapped on a desert island and only had one audit tool that I could have with me to audit the island’s DHARMA systems, which would I want… For me the answer would have to be baselines. As an auditor, ideally I want to ensure that an organization’s technology systems reflect a conscious decision on the part … Read More

Checklists a Day: Oracle Database Audit Checklists (Week in Review – April 17, 2010)

James TaralaAudit, Free Audit Checklists

Welcome back to our weekly archive of audit checklists! We hope these weekly lists will help you as you build your personalized checklist for auditing your own organizations. We know that sometimes it can be difficult to research each of these topics, so hopefully these lists will help save you some time when you are researching your audit scope. Last … Read More

Checklists a Day: Microsoft SQL Server Audit Checklists (Week in Review – April 12, 2010)

James TaralaAudit, Free Audit Checklists

Welcome back to our weekly archive of audit checklists! We hope these weekly lists will help you as you build your personalized checklist for auditing your own organizations. We know that sometimes it can be difficult to research each of these topics, so hopefully these lists will help save you some time when you are researching your audit scope. Last … Read More

Checklists a Day: Phone System Audit Checklists (Week in Review – April 5, 2010)

James TaralaAudit, Free Audit Checklists

Welcome back to our weekly archive of audit checklists! We hope these weekly lists will help you as you build your personalized checklist for auditing your own organizations. We know that sometimes it can be difficult to research each of these topics, so hopefully these lists will help save you some time when you are researching your audit scope. We … Read More

Checklists a Day: Virtualization Audit Checklists (Week in Review – February 22, 2010)

James TaralaAudit, Free Audit Checklists

Welcome back to our weekly archive of audit checklists! We hope these weekly lists will help you as you build your personalized checklist for auditing your own organizations. We know that sometimes it can be difficult to research each of these topics, so hopefully these lists will help save you some time when you are researching your audit scope. We … Read More

Checklists a Day: Cloud Computing Audit Checklists (Week in Review – February 15, 2010)

James TaralaAudit, Free Audit Checklists

Welcome back to our weekly archive of audit checklists! We hope these weekly lists will help you as you build your personalized checklist for auditing your own organizations. We know that sometimes it can be difficult to research each of these topics, so hopefully these lists will help save you some time when you are researching your audit scope. For … Read More

SANS CISA Exam Review Course Discount

James TaralaAudit, CISA, Training

So it’s that time of year again, we begin to hope that the winter months are behind us, the trees and flowers are starting to bloom (at least in Florida where I live), but most importantly – people are beginning to think about taking the CISA exam from ISACA in order to promote their audit careers! So many of you … Read More

Checklists a Day: Wireless Network Audit Checklists (Week in Review – February 8, 2010)

James TaralaAudit, Free Audit Checklists

Welcome back to our weekly archive of audit checklists! We hope these weekly lists will help you as you build your personalized checklist for auditing your own organizations. We know that sometimes it can be difficult to research each of these topics, so hopefully these lists will help save you some time when you are researching your audit scope. This … Read More