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Here’s 2 more free Dummies ebooks from Qualys. Registration required. Must be a lot of dummies out there… IT Policy Compliance for Dummies PCI Compliance for Dummies Other free Dummies books.
Here’s another one. Register and download from Qualys here. Other free Dummies books.
Ready for another free Dummies ebook? Now you can register for and download a free copy of Data Backup Dummies. According to i365 (formerly EVault), the ebook describes how to:
If you hurry (limited time offer), you can register for and download a free copy of Data Leakage for Dummies from Sophos.
Mimosa Systems, the company that created a robust email archive solution for Exchange and Sharepoint, is offering a free ebook (for Dummies) on email archiving. The ebook describes the retention requirements that companies are subject to. If your company sells … Continue reading
If you’ve ever wondered what Audit Command Language (ACL) is, here’s a quick way to find out. ACL has provided a quick, one-page introduction to ACL. And I mean quick. It doesn’t explain a lot, but it gives you a … Continue reading
If you’re a new IT auditor or want to become one, I’ve listed a number of my earlier posts for your consideration. If you’re an experienced auditor, here’s an overview of the profession through my eyes. These posts will: Provide … Continue reading
Over the years, I think that Skyyler and I have penned some pretty funny lines. If you’re in the mood for some humor, read on and discover why these lines appeared in these posts. Usually, we were making a serious … Continue reading
Here’s the blog posts that all of you liked best in 2014, based on hit count. I’ve also included the most popular posts from earlier years. See if you missed any.
If you’re planning to take the CISA exam, you need to take ISACA‘s own CISA Self-Assessment exam (get it here). The exam consists of 50 questions that allow exam candidates to “assess their knowledge of the CISA job practice areas … Continue reading
If you’re an IT auditor (or want to be one) and don’t have any audit certifications, which certification should you get, the CISA or the CIA? If you want to get both, which one do you get first? Full disclosure: … Continue reading
When I was studying for the CISA, I created a 40-page study guide for myself that you can download for free. If you decide to use it, here’s a couple points to keep in mind:
I recently stumbled across an article discussing how to choose an outside IT auditor by Kevin Beaver that stated, “With a few exceptions, auditors aren’t highly technical”–and may not need to know the difference between firewalls and fire hydrants. If … Continue reading
Here’s my list of IT/security basics that I think IT auditors ought to know. If you can’t understand and audit these items, you do not know enough about technology to avoid having the wool pulled over your irises (not matter … Continue reading
This topic will be assorted rambles and comments regarding what I now call the “CisA” exam. Check out this post that started it all: Where is the IS in CISA?
Why do so many IT auditors who pass the CISA know so little about IS and security–and in my opinion aren’t worth hiring* for that and several other reasons? Well, I think I figured it out. So what clarified my … Continue reading