IT Auditor – Threat or Salvation? Rarely an it audit is an initiative of the head it department. This usually happens when there is a clear conflict of it managers and company management: the head of the it department for a long time without success proves that if not adequately invest in it, soon it become an obstacle for business development. The reaction of the company's management is usually categorical: "how much money you may give, it is not enough." Therefore, it managers can be initiated by an external it audit, during which the auditors become the arbiters in the protracted dispute. In most cases, it staff relate to it auditing procedure extremely wary. In order to turn them into allies auditors, requires considerable effort enterprise managers.
it staff, like any normal person who is wary of checking their work and do not like it when he pointed to his mistakes, even if he knows about them. Why are employees of companies afraid of it audit and how obhektivny their concerns? Obviously, the nature of fears managers and it staff in radically different. Leadership often fear that information about possible problems in their ou will be available to other people. Another fear (and often not without reason) is the uncertainty that the audit will bring any real benefit. For ordinary as it staff audits often is a kind of whip, which the firm's management intends to use to punish any innocent workers. With such an attitude to the it Audit staff will try to thwart its implementation, hiding the real information or providing it in a form that is considered most advantageous to themselves.