IT Governance, Risk, and Compliance

Mar 1 2010   6:41PM GMT

IT Audit Reporting: Communicating Results – Part VI

Robert Davis Robert Davis Profile: Robert Davis

The final audit report should clearly identify ‘gaps’ in controls and the source of the vulnerabilities. Of the potential vulnerabilities documented in the audit report, it is importance to identify any significant, or material, risks. It must also include recommendations to address the issues identified. Lastly, the executive summary of the final audit report must elaborate on the ‘state of controls’ within the audit area. In particular, weaknesses need to be clearly communicated to enable management by exception.

View Part I of the IT Audit Reporting: Communicating Results series here

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