Companies are increasingly looking to cloud computing to improve operational efficiency, reduce headcounts, and help with the bottom line. But security and privacy concerns present a strong barrier-to-entry. In an age when the consequences and potential costs of mistakes are rising fast for companies that handle confidential and private customer data, auditors and IT security professionals must develop better ways of evaluating the security and privacy practices of cloud services. This book will be a cloud computing reference for auditors and IT security professionals as well as a guide for those who are preparing for the Certified Information Systems Auditors (CISA) credential. The tentative contents is: (1) Introduction to Cloud Computing; (2) Cloud Based IT Audit Process; (3) Cloud Based IT Governance; (4) System and Infrastructure Lifecycle Management for the Cloud; (5) Cloud based IT Service Delivery and Support; (6) Protection and Privacy of Information Assets in the Cloud; (7) Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery; (8) Global Regulatory Impact of Cloud Computing; and (9) Cloud Morphing: Shaping the future of cloud computing security and audit.
The auditor's guide to ensuring correct security and privacy practices in a cloud computing environment Many organizations are reporting or projecting a significant cost savings through the use of cloud computing--utilizing shared computing resources to provide ubiquitous access for organizations and end users. Just as many organizations, however, are expressing concern with security and privacy issues for their organization's data in the "cloud." Auditing Cloud Computing provides necessary guidance to build a proper audit to ensure operational integrity and customer data protection, among other aspects, are addressed for cloud based resources. Provides necessary guidance to ensure auditors address security and privacy aspects that through a proper audit can provide a specified level of assurance for an organization's resources Reveals effective methods for evaluating the security and privacy practices of cloud services A cloud computing reference for auditors and IT security professionals, as well as those preparing for certification credentials, such as Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Timely and practical, Auditing Cloud Computing expertly provides information to assist in preparing for an audit addressing cloud computing security and privacy for both businesses and cloud based service providers.
Collana: Wiley Corporate F&A
Dimensioni: 9.25 x 6.25 x 1.00 inch.
Pagine Arabe: 206