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Audit: Cobit Methodology

How does an audit performed using CobiT methodology differ from an audit that does not?

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The first thing you need to take note of is what is a regular information system or information technology audit and what is COBIT methodology. Note the following excerpts:

"An information system (IS) audit or information technology(IT) audit is an examination of the controls within an entity's Information technology infrastructure. These reviews may be performed in conjunction with a financial statement audit, internal audit, or other form of attestation engagement. It is the process of collecting and evaluating evidence of an organization's information systems, practices, and operations." (Source: http://wikieducator.org/Information_Systems_Audit_Methodology)

"The Control Objectives for ...

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This solution first tells you what COBIT is and provides you with information related to how an audit performed using Cobit methodology differ from an audit that does not.