Auditing Information Technology 


The Jones & Bartlett Learning Information Systems Security & Assurance Cirriculum meets all standards put forth by CNSS 4011 & 4013A. Ensure your students are prepared for their future careers by using Jones & Bartlett Learning’s certified courseware.

This course covers the principles, the approaches and the methodology in auditing information systems to ensure the processes and the procedures are in compliance with pertinent laws and regulatory provisions especially in the context of information systems security (ISS).

Major Instructional Areas

  • ISS compliance
  • The standards and the frameworks in the compliance audit of an information technology (IT) infrastructure
  • The components and the basic planning requirements of an IT infrastructure audit for compliance
  • The parameters for conducting and reporting on a compliance audit of an IT infrastructure
  • ISS compliance within the User Domain, Workstation and Local Area Network (LAN) Domains, LAN-to-Wide Area Network (WAN) and WAN Domains, Remote Access Domain, and System/Application Domain
  • Qualifications, ethics, and certification organizations for IT auditors

Course Objectives

  • To describe the role of ISS compliance in relation to U.S. compliance laws.
  • To explain the use of standards and frameworks in a compliance audit of an IT infrastructure.
  • To describe the components and basic requirements for creating an audit plan to support business and system considerations.
  • To describe the different parameters required to conduct and report on IT infrastructure audit for organizational compliance.
  • To describe information security systems compliance requirements within the User Domain.
  • To describe information security systems compliance requirements within the Workstation and LAN Domains.
  • To use an appropriate framework to implement ISS compliance within the LAN-to-WAN and WAN Domains.
  • To describe information security systems compliance requirements within the Remote Access Domain.
  • To describe the information security systems compliance requirements within the System/Application Domain.
  • To describe the qualifications, ethics, and certification organizations for IT auditors.

 Instructor Benefits

A Fully Customizable Course Solution
With content built around leading course descriptions and objectives organized by lesson, instructors can use Navigate Information Systems Security & Assurance as part of an on-ground, online, or hybrid course that requires little to no start-up time.
Robust Reporting and Grading Functionality
Our instructor technology was designed to simplify time-consuming tasks associated with teaching, so that you are free to focus your time on developing objectives, researching new topics, and other important activities.
More Labs. More Format Choices.
Labs are offered in three different formats: paper-based labs are offered for classroom or online self-study; video demo labs conducted by a video instructor who performs each hands-on lab with narration; and innovative hands-on Virtual Security Cloud Labs that work with your learning management system to deliver customizable online learning and training.

 Student Benefits

Be Prepared for the Workplace
Virtual scenarios will provide a fully immersive mock IT infrastructure enabling students to test their skills with realistic security scenarios; scenarios they will encounter in their future careers. By problem solving and trouble-shooting, your students will master key concepts in information security.
Learn By Doing with Interactive Activities
Students will learn by interacting with online activities such as matching exercises, multiple choice questions, and drag and drop activities. By adding a dynamic layer to exercises, students will gain a deeper understanding of key concepts.
Access Labs Anywhere, Anytime
Virtual Security Cloud Labs provide students with instant, unscheduled access to 65 virtual labs from a fully hosted environment. Allow your students to practice "white hat" hacking on an actual IT infrastructure.

 Downloads & Resources

Description File Format
Textbook Product Page (Webpage)
ISSA Series Flyer (PDF, 2.2 MB)

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 How to Order



Auditing IT Infrastructures for Compliance

ISBN-13: 978-0-7637-9181-0
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Textbook with Lab Manual

Auditing IT Infrastructures for Compliance with Lab Manual

ISBN-13: 978-1-4496-3893-1
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