IT audit professionals know the challenges they face every day, which include everything from new technologies to limited staff with the appropriate technical training and depth of knowledge to perform their jobs. But the survey results generally show an optimism on the part of IT auditors to meet these challenges and thrive in this changing environment.
Key findings from the survey include:
- Auditors are increasingly involved in enterprise technology projects.
- Auditors’ technical skills must increase as audit automation increases.
- Technology’s impact on staffing size is uncertain.
- IT audit leadership is tech savvy, but an executive-level technology skills gap exists.