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Volume 5, 2015

This Week's Online-Exclusive Feature

IS Audit Basics: Auditing Small IS/IT Organizations: When Is an IS/IT Organization Small?
19 August 2015
Ed Gelbstein, Ph.D., 1940 – 2015

IS/IT can be found virtually everywhere, and when it fails to deliver the services that people need, the result is discontent or worse. The world of IS/IT has become complex and includes email, Internet access, document storage, networks, and applications and databases—many of them complex. Then, services from outsourcers and cloud providers and some kind of IS/IT organization are needed, if only to manage contracts and contact support services.

The smallest IS/IT organization I found had a staff of zero professionals. It relied on the goodwill of one of the managers who had some knowledge of local area networks and the benevolence to provide a limited amount of support. Read More >>

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This Week's Featured Author Blog

The Necessary Prerequisite When Moving to the Cloud
3 August 2015
Corey Eng

Nearly every company on the planet is thinking about or looking to relocate applications and services to the cloud. With the endless options offered by a rapidly growing list of cloud providers, it is possible to find best-of-breed services and applications from anywhere, at any time and on any device.

But with the sheer amount of information available about the cloud, trying to determine the best way to reach and reside in the cloud is a daunting and overwhelming task.  Read More >>

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What's New for Nonmembers

IS Audit Basics Articles

Auditors and Large Software Projects, Part 1: Can Auditors Prevent Project Failure?

Helping Auditees Prepare for an IS/IT Audit

The Soft Skills Challenge

Successful Audits Do Not Just Happen

Perspectives From a Seasoned Practitioner

The Core of IT Auditing


Full Journal Issues

Volume 5, 2014 Mobile Devices

Volume 4, 2014 Governance and Management of Enterprise IT (GEIT)

Volume 3, 2014 Big Data

Volume 2, 2014 The IS Audit Transformation

Volume 1, 2014 Data Privacy

Volume 6, 2013 Security and Compliance