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Information Security Auditor : Careers in information security - Wendy Goucher

Information Security Auditor

Careers in information security


Published: 10th February 2015
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The role of an information security (or assurance) auditor is vital for identifying security gaps in an organisation's information systems. This practical book gives an excellent introduction to the role, covering areas such as purpose, required skills, responsibilities, interface and career progression as well as tools, standards and frameworks related to the role. It gives practical guidance to those new to the role or interested in developing a better understanding of what it entails.

'A refreshingly good book - easy to read with excellent guidance for both budding auditors and auditees. Wendy's outline of a model Information Security Auditor outlines both the technical and personal skills required to succeed and it is her attention to the personal skill sets that is unique in this book.'

Vernon Poole, CISM, CGEIT & CRISC - Head of Business Consultancy, Sapphire 'I believe that the book could be a useful little primer for a very important position within the IT Security field.' -- Anthony Sutcliffe

Preface 1. Introduction 2. Overview of the field 3. The Role of Information Assurance Auditor 4 Building a Model Information Assurance Auditor 5. Interface and dependencies 6. Tools, methods and techniques 7. Career progression and related roles 8. Case study 'A day in the life of an auditor' 9. And so

ISBN: 9781780172163
ISBN-10: 1780172168
Series: BCS Guides to IT Roles
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 192
Published: 10th February 2015
Publisher: BCS Learning & Development Limited
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 20.3 x 14.0  x 1.0
Weight (kg): 0.18