Brink's Modern Internal Auditing: A Common Body of Knowledge (Wiley Corporate F&A 8th Revised edition)

Brink's Modern Internal Auditing: A Common Body of Knowledge (Wiley Corporate F&A 8th Revised edition)

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The complete guide to internal auditing for the modern world Brink's Modern Internal Auditing: A Common Body of Knowledge, Eighth Edition covers the fundamental information that you need to make your role as internal auditor effective, efficient, and accurate. Originally written by one of the founders of internal auditing, Vic Brink and now fully updated and revised by internal controls and IT specialist, Robert Moeller, this new edition reflects the latest industry changes and legal revisions. This comprehensive resource has long been and will continue to be a critical reference for both new and seasoned internal auditors alike. Through the information provided in this inclusive text, you explore how to maximize your impact on your company by creating higher standards of professional conduct and greater protection against inefficiency, misconduct, illegal activity, and fraud. A key feature of this book is a detailed description of an internal audit Common Body of Knowledge (CBOK), key governance; risk and compliance topics that all internal auditors need to know and understand. There are informative discussions on how to plan and perform internal audits including the information technology (IT) security and control issues that impact all enterprises today. Modern internal auditing is presented as a standard-setting branch of business that elevates professional conduct and protects entities against fraud, misconduct, illegal activity, inefficiency, and other issues that could detract from success. * Contribute to your company's productivity and responsible resource allocation through targeted auditing practices * Ensure that internal control procedures are in place, are working, and are leveraged as needed to support your company's performance * Access fully-updated information regarding the latest changes in the internal audit industry * Rely upon a trusted reference for insight into key topics regarding the internal audit field Brink's Modern Internal Auditing: A Common Body of Knowledge, Eighth Editionpresents the comprehensive collection of information that internal auditors rely on to remain effective in their role.

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Contents

Preface xvii PART ONE: FOUNDATIONS OF MODERN INTERNAL AUDITING Chapter 1: Significance of Internal Auditing in Enterprises Today: An Update 3 1.1 Internal Auditing History and Background 5 1.2 Mission of Internal Auditing 9 1.3 Organization of this Book 9 Note 10 Chapter 2: An Internal Audit Common Body of Knowledge 11 2.1 What Is a CBOK? Experiences from Other Professions 12 2.2 What Does an Internal Auditor Need to Know? 14 2.3 An Internal Auditing CBOK 14 2.4 Another Attempt: The IIA Research Foundation s CBOK 20 2.5 Essential Internal Audit Knowledge Areas 25 Notes 25 PART TWO: IMPORTANCE OF INTERNAL CONTROLS Chapter 3: The COSO Internal Control Framework 29 3.1 Understanding Internal Controls 30 3.2 Revised COSO Framework Business and Operating Environment Changes 33 3.3 The Revised COSO Internal Control Framework 35 3.4 COSO Internal Control Principles 37 3.5 COSO Internal Control Components: The Control Environment 38 3.6 COSO Internal Control Components: Risk Assessment 40 3.7 COSO Internal Control Components: Internal Control Activities 45 3.8 COSO Internal Control Components: Information and Communication 49 3.9 COSO Internal Control Components: Monitoring Activities 53 3.10 The COSO Framework s Other Dimensions 57 Chapter 4: The 17 COSO Internal Control Principles 59 4.1 COSO Internal Control Framework Principles 59 4.2 Control Environment Principle 1: Integrity and Ethical Values 60 4.3 Control Environment Principle 2: Role of the Board of Directors 64 4.4 Control Environment Principle 3: Authority and Responsibility Needs 65 4.5 Control Environment Principle 4: Commitment to a Competent Workforce 66 4.6 Control Environment Principle 5: Holding People Accountable 67 4.7 Risk Assessment Principle 6: Specifying Appropriate Objectives 68 4.8 Risk Assessment Principle 7: Identifying and Analyzing Risks 68 4.9 Risk Assessment Principle 8: Evaluating Fraud Risks 69 4.10 Risk Assessment Principle 9: Identifying Changes Affecting Internal Controls 71 4.11 Control Activities Principle 10: Selecting Control Activities That Mitigate Risks 72 4.12 Control Activities Principle 11: Selecting and Developing Technology Controls 73 4.13 Control Activities Principle 12: Policies and Procedures 74 4.14 Information and Communication Principle 13: Using Relevant, Quality Information 75 4.15 Information and Communication Principle 14: Internal Communications 78 4.16 Information and Communication Principle 15: External Communications 81 4.17 Monitoring Principle 16: Internal Control Evaluations 82 4.18 Monitoring Principle 17: Communicating Internal Control Deficiencies 83 Note 84 Chapter 5: Sarbanes ]Oxley (SOx) and Beyond 85 5.1 Key Sarbanes ]Oxley Act (SOx) Elements 86 5.2 Performing Section 404 Reviews under AS5 107 5.3 AS5 Rules and Internal Audit 118 5.4 Impact of the Sarbanes ]Oxley Act 120 Notes 121 Chapter 6: COBIT and Other ISACA Guidance 123 6.1 Introduction to COBIT 124 6.2 COBIT Framework 126 6.3 Principle 1: Meeting Stakeholder Needs 128 6.4 Principle 2: Covering the Enterprise End to End 129 6.5 Principle 3: A Single Integrated Framework 131 6.6 Principle 4: Enabling a Holistic Approach 132 6.7 Principle 5: Separating Governance from Management 134 6.8 Using COBIT to Assess Internal Controls 135 6.9 Mapping COBIT to COSO Internal Controls 139 Notes 139 Chapter 7: Enterprise Risk Management: COSO ERM 141 7.1 Risk Management Fundamentals 142 7.2 COSO ERM: Enterprise Risk Management 153 7.3 COSO ERM Key Elements 155 7.4 Other Dimensions of COSO ERM: Enterprise Risk Objectives 171 7.5 Entity ]Level Risks 174 7.6 Putting It All Together: Auditing Risk and COSO ERM Processes 175 Notes 178 PART THREE: PLANNING AND PERFORMING INTERNAL AUDITS Chapter 8: Performing Effective Internal Audits 181 8.1 Initiating and Launching an Internal Audit 182 8.2 Organizing and Planning Internal Audits 183 8.3 Internal Audit Preparatory Activities 184 8.4 Starting the Internal Audit 192 8.5 Developing and Preparing Audit Programs 198 8.6 Performing the Internal Audit 205 8.7 Wrapping Up the Field Engagement Internal Audit 212 8.8 Performing an Individual Internal Audit 213 Chapter 9: Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing 215 9.1 What Is the IPPF? 216 9.2 The Internal Auditing Professional Practice Standards: A Key IPPF Component 217 9.3 Content of the IIA Standards 219 9.4 Codes of Ethics: The IIA and ISACA 228 9.5 Internal Audit Principles 230 9.6 IPPF Future Directions 232 Notes 233 Chapter 10: Testing, Assessing, and Evaluating Audit Evidence 235 10.1 Gathering Appropriate Audit Evidence 236 10.2 Audit Assessment and Evaluation Techniques 236 10.3 Internal Audit Judgmental Sampling 239 10.4 Statistical Audit Sampling: An Introduction 241 10.5 Developing a Statistical Sampling Plan 247 10.6 Audit Sampling Approaches 251 10.7 Attributes Sampling Audit Example 258 10.8 Attributes Sampling Advantages and Limitations 262 10.9 Monetary Unit Sampling 263 10.10 Other Audit Sampling Techniques 267 10.11 Making Efficient and Effective Use of Audit Sampling 269 Notes 271 Chapter 11: Continuous Auditing and Computer ]Assisted Audit Techniques 273 11.1 Implementing Continuous Assurance Auditing 274 11.2 ACL, NetSuite, Business Objects, and Other Continuous Assurance Systems 280 11.3 Benefits of CAA 281 11.4 Computer ]Assisted Audit Tools and Techniques 282 11.5 Determining the Need for CAATTS 284 11.6 Steps to Building Effective CAATTS 287 11.7 Importance of Using CAATTS for Audit Evidence Gathering 288 11.8 XBRL: The Internet ]Based Extensible Marking Language 290 Notes 293 Chapter 12: Control Self ]Assessments and Internal Audit Benchmarking 295 12.1 Importance of Control Self ]Assessments 296 12.2 CSA Model 296 12.3 Launching the CSA Process 297 12.4 Evaluating CSA Results 303 12.5 Benchmarking and Internal Audit 304 12.6 Better Understanding Internal Audit Activities 312 Notes 313 Chapter 13: Areas to Audit: Establishing an Audit Universe and Audit Programs 315 13.1 Defining the Scope and Objectives of the Internal Audit Universe 316 13.2 Assessing Internal Audit Capabilities and Objectives 321 13.3 Audit Universe Time and Resource Limitations 322 13.4 Selling an Audit Universe Concept to the Audit Committee and Management 324 13.5 Assembling Audit Programs: Audit Universe Key Components 325 13.6 Audit Universe and Program Maintenance 330 PART FOUR: ORGANIZING AND MANAGING INTERNAL AUDIT ACTIVITIES Chapter 14: Charters and Building the Internal Audit Function 335 14.1 Establishing an Internal Audit Function 336 14.2 Audit Committee and Management Authorization of an Audit Charter 337 14.3 Establishing an Internal Audit Function 338 Notes 345 Chapter 15: Managing the Internal Audit Universe and Key Competencies 347 15.1 Auditing in the Weeds: Problems with Reviews of Nonmainstream Audit Areas 348 15.2 Importance of an Audit Universe Schedule: What Is Right or Wrong 351 15.3 Importance of Internal Audit Key Competencies 352 15.4 Importance of Internal Audit Risk Management 353 15.5 Internal Auditor Interview Skills 354 15.6 Internal Audit Analytical and Testing Skills Competencies 354 15.7 Internal Auditor Documentation Skills 357 15.8 Recommending Results and Corrective Actions 360 15.9 Internal Auditor Negotiation Skills 361 15.10 An Internal Auditor Commitment to Learning 363 15.11 Importance of Internal Auditor Core Competencies 363 Chapter 16: Planning Audits and Understanding Project Management 365 16.1 The Project Management Process 366 16.2 PMBOK: The Project Management Book of Knowledge 368 16.3 PMBOK Program and Portfolio Management 375 16.4 Planning an Internal Audit 378 16.5 Understanding the Environment: Planning and Launching an Internal Audit 379 16.6 Audit Planning: Documenting and Understanding the Internal Control Environment 381 16.7 Performing Appropriate Internal Audit Procedures and Wrapping Up the Audit 383 16.8 Project Management Best Practices and Internal Audit 386 Note 387 Chapter 17: Documenting Audit Results through Process Modeling and Workpapers 389 17.1 Internal Audit Documentation Requirements 390 17.2 Process Modeling for Internal Auditors 391 17.3 Internal Audit Workpapers 396 17.4 Workpaper Document Organization 401 17.5 Workpaper Preparation Techniques 405 17.6 Internal Audit Document Records Management 408 17.7 Importance of Internal Audit Documentation 410 Notes 410 Chapter 18: Reporting Internal Audit Results 411 18.1 The Audit Report Framework 412 18.2 Purposes and Types of Internal Audit Reports 413 18.3 Published Audit Reports 415 18.4 Alternative Audit Report Formats 425 18.5 Internal Audit Reporting Cycle 427 18.6 Internal Audit Communications Problems and Opportunities 433 18.7 Audit Reports and Understanding People in Internal Auditing 436 PART FIVE: IMPACT OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS ON INTERNAL AUDITING Chapter 19: ITILR Best Practices, the IT Infrastructure, and General Controls 439 19.1 Importance of IT General Controls 440 19.2 Client-Server and Small Systems General IT Controls 441 19.3 Client-Server Computer Systems 445 19.4 Small Systems Operations Internal Controls 447 19.5 Auditing IT General Controls for Small IT Systems 449 19.6 Mainframe Legacy System Components and Controls 452 19.7 Internal Control Reviews of Classic Mainframe or Legacy IT Systems 456 19.8 Legacy of Large System General Control Reviews 460 19.9 ITILR Service Support and Delivery IT Infrastructure Best Practices 464 19.10 Service Delivery Best Practices 474 19.11 Auditing IT Infrastructure Management 482 19.12 Internal Auditor CBOK Needs for IT General Controls 483 Notes 484 Chapter 20: BYOD Practices and Social Media Internal Audit Issues 485 20.1 The Growth and Impact of BYOD 486 20.2 Understanding the Enterprise BYOD Environment 487 20.3 BYOD Security Policy Elements 488 20.4 Social Media Computing 492 20.5 Enterprise Social Media Computing Risks and Vulnerabilities 501 20.6 Social Media Policies 504 Chapter 21: Big Data and Enterprise Content Management 505 21.1 Big Data Overview 505 21.2 Big Data Governance, Risk, and Compliance Issues 509 21.3 Big Data Management, Hadoop, and Security Issues 512 21.4 Compliance Monitoring and Big Data Analytics 515 21.5 Internal Auditing in a Big Data Environment 517 21.6 Enterprise Content Management Internal Controls 517 21.7 Auditing Enterprise Content Management Processes 520 Notes 521 Chapter 22: Reviewing Application and Software Management Controls 523 22.1 IT Application Components 524 22.2 Selecting Applications for Internal Audit Reviews 533 22.3 Preliminary Steps to Performing Application Controls Reviews 534 22.4 Completing the IT Application Controls Audit 541 22.5 Application Review Example: Client ]Server Budgeting System 546 22.6 Auditing Applications under Development 549 22.7 Importance of Reviewing IT Application Controls 557 Notes 558 Chapter 23: Cybersecurity, Hacking Risks, and Privacy Controls 559 23.1 Hacking and IT Network Security Fundamentals 560 23.2 Data Security Concepts 562 23.3 Importance of IT Passwords 563 23.4 Viruses and Malicious Program Code 565 23.5 System Firewall Controls 566 23.6 Social Engineering IT Risks 568 23.7 IT Systems Privacy Concerns 570 23.8 The NIST Cybersecurity Framework 572 23.9 Auditing IT Security and Privacy 576 23.10 PCI DSS Fundamentals 579 23.11 Security and Privacy in the Internal Audit Department 580 23.12 Internal Audit s Privacy and Cybersecurity Roles 584 Chapter 24: Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning 585 24.1 IT Disaster and Business Continuity Planning Today 586 24.2 Auditing Business Continuity Planning Processes 588 24.3 Building the IT Business Continuity Plan 596 24.4 Business Continuity Planning and Service Level Agreements 603 24.5 Auditing Business Continuity Plans 604 24.6 Business Continuity Planning Going Forward 605 Notes 606 PART SIX: INTERNAL AUDIT AND ENTERPRISE GOVERNANCE Chapter 25: Board Audit Committee Communications 609 25.1 Role of the Audit Committee 610 25.2 Audit Committee Organization and Charters 611 25.3 Audit Committee s Financial Expert and Internal Audit 617 25.4 Audit Committee Responsibilities for Internal Audit 618 25.5 Audit Committee Review and Action on Significant Audit Findings 622 25.6 Audit Committee and Its External Auditors 625 25.7 Whistleblower Programs and Codes of Conduct 625 25.8 Other Audit Committee Roles 626 Note 627 Chapter 26: Ethics and Whistleblower Programs 629 26.1 Enterprise Ethics, Compliance, and Governance 630 26.2 Ethics First Steps: Developing a Mission Statement 632 26.3 Understanding the Ethics Risk Environment 633 26.4 Summarizing Ethics Survey Results: Do We Have a Problem? 637 26.5 Enterprise Codes of Conduct 637 26.6 Whistleblower and Hotline Functions 643 26.7 Auditing the Enterprise s Ethics Functions 649 26.8 Improving Corporate Governance Practices 651 Notes 651 Chapter 27: Fraud Detection and Prevention 653 27.1 Understanding and Recognizing Fraud 655 27.2 Red Flags: Fraud Detection Signs for Internal Auditors 656 27.3 Public Accounting s Role in Fraud Detection 659 27.4 IIA Standards for Detecting and Investigating Fraud 662 27.5 Fraud Investigations for Internal Auditors 665 27.6 Information Technology Fraud Prevention Processes 666 27.7 Fraud Detection and the Internal Auditor 669 Notes 669 Chapter 28: Internal Audit GRC Approaches and Other Compliance Requirements 671 28.1 The Road to Effective GRC Principles 672 28.2 GRC Risk Management Components 674 28.3 GRC and Internal Audit Enterprise Compliance Issues 677 28.4 Importance of Effective GRC Practices and Principles 679 PART SEVEN: THE PROFESSIONAL INTERNAL AUDITOR Chapter 29: Professional Certifications: CIA, CISA, and More 683 29.1 Certified Internal Auditor Responsibilities and Requirements 684 29.2 Beyond the CIA: Other IIA Certifications 688 29.3 Importance of the CIA Specialty Certification Examinations 693 29.4 Certified Information Systems Auditor 694 29.5 Certified Information Security Manager 696 29.6 Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT 696 29.7 Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control 697 29.8 Certified Fraud Examiner 697 29.9 Certified Information Systems Security Professional 698 29.10 ASQ Internal Audit Certifications 699 27.11 Other Internal Auditor Certifications 700 Chapter 30: The Modern Internal Auditor as an Enterprise Consultant 701 30.1 Standards for Internal Audit as an Enterprise Consultant 702 30.2 Launching an Internal Audit Internal Consulting Facility 704 30.3 Ensuring an Audit and Consulting Separation of Duties 707 30.4 Consulting Best Practices 708 30.5 Expanded Internal Audit Services to Management 714 PART EIGHT: THE OTHER SIDES OF AUDITING: PROFESSIONAL CONVERGENCE Chapter 31: Quality Assurance Auditing and ASQ Standards 717 31.1 Duties and Responsibilities of ASQ Quality Auditors 718 31.2 Role of the Quality Auditor 720 31.3 Performing ASQ Quality Audits 723 31.4 Quality Assurance Reviews of the Internal Audit Function 727 31.5 Launching the Internal Audit Quality Assurance Review 733 31.6 Reporting the Results of an Internal Audit Quality Assurance Review 742 31.7 Future Directions for Quality Assurance Auditing 744 Chapter 32: Six Sigma and Lean Techniques for Internal Audit 745 32.1 Six Sigma Background and Concepts 746 32.2 Implementing Six Sigma 748 32.3 Six Sigma Leadership Roles and Responsibilities 749 32.4 Launching an Enterprise Six Sigma Project 752 32.5 Lean Six Sigma 754 32.6 Auditing Six Sigma Processes 757 32.7 Six Sigma in Internal Audit Operations 758 Notes 760 Chapter 33: ISO and Worldwide Internal Audit Standards 761 33.1 ISO Standards Background 762 33.2 ISO Standards Overview 764 33.3 ISO 38500 IT Governance Standard 772 33.4 ISO Standards and the COSO Internal Control Framework 776 33.5 Internal Audit and International Auditing Standards 777 Notes 779 Chapter 34: A CBOK for the Modern Internal Auditor 781 34.1 Part One: Foundations of Internal Auditing CBOK Requirements 782 34.2 Part Two: Importance of Internal Controls CBOK Requirements 783 34.3 Part Three: Planning and Performing Internal Audit CBOK Requirements 784 34.4 Part Four: Organizing and Managing Internal Audit Activities CBOK Requirements 785 34.5 Part Five: Impact of IT on Internal Auditing CBOK Requirements 786 34.6 Part Six: Internal Audit and Enterprise Governance CBOK Requirements 787 34.7 Part Seven: Internal Auditor Professional CBOK Requirements 788 34.8 Part Eight: The Other Sides of Internal Auditing: Professional Convergence CBOK Requirements 788 34.9 A CBOK for the Modern Internal Auditor 789 Notes 794 About the Author 795 Index 797

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  • publication date: 12/02/2016
  • ISBN13: 9781119016984
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 832
  • ID: 9781119016984
  • weight: 1596
  • ISBN10: 1119016983
  • edition: 8th Revised edition

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