Whenever you are performing an audit, you will typically need to get evidence from the group that you are auditing. This evidence is used to support your audit work and critical to supporting your conclusions. When it comes to audit evidence, an ongoing question is around the difference between PBC and IPE documents. In this post, I'm going to share with you the difference … [Read more...] about What is the Difference between PBC and IPE?
If you’ve been thinking about a career in IT and have still not started yet, you might be facing one of many common problems. You see, a lot of people want to get into Tech, but they just can’t seem to make the transition. Some have been trying for years but keep finding themselves in the same old jobs. In this post, I will share 6 problems with starting a Tech career and how … [Read more...] about 6 Problems with Starting a Tech Career and How to Solve Them
So, you’ve decided you want to start an IT career and even know your area of interest. You even know what kind of training you need to get, but you can’t seem to find the right IT training program. What do you do? When you want to transition to an IT career, it is essential to get the proper training from the right place. In this post, I will share 4 key items that you … [Read more...] about How to Select the Right IT Training Course or Program
There are 4 possible types of audit opinions that the auditor can provide for an audit. Unqualified Opinion: The unqualified opinion means that the report is 'clean' and the auditor did not find any issues that could impact the conclusion that the audit objectives were met. Think of the word unqualified to mean that there is no asterisk to the opinion and that the auditor is … [Read more...] about What are the Types of Audit Opinions?
I’ve worked in the IT Audit, Risk and Compliance field for many years and even teach an IT Audit course. One of the things that I see people mix up the most is the difference between Internal Audit and Compliance in an organization. These are two different functions, and each team has different responsibilities. In this post, I will break down the difference between Internal … [Read more...] about The Difference Between Internal Audit and Compliance