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Global Technology Audit Guides (GTAG®)

Prepared by The IIA, each Global Technology Audit Guide (GTAG) is written in straightforward business language to address timely issues related to information technology (IT) management, risk, control, and security. The GTAG series serves as a resource for chief audit executives on different technology-associated risks and recommended practices.

GTAG Practice Guides are restricted to IIA members only. 

Non-members may purchase GTAGs from the IIA Bookstore.

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Guide to the Assessment of IT Risk (GAIT)

The GAIT series describes the relationships among business risk, key controls within business processes, automated controls and other critical IT functionality, and key controls within IT general controls. Each practice guide in the series addresses a specific aspect of IT risk and control assessment

GAIT Methodology: A risk-based approach to assessing the scope of IT general controls as part of management’s assessment of internal control required by Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act

GAIT for IT General Control Deficiency Assessment: An approach for evaluating whether any ITGC deficiencies identified during Section 404 assessments represent material weaknesses or significant deficiencies

GAIT for Business and IT Risk: Guidance for helping identify the IT controls that are critical to achieving business goals and objectives

Case Studies of Using GAIT for Business and IT Risk to Scope PCI Compliance

Following the GAIT-R principles and methodology, this paper provides two case studies of applying GAIT-R to PCI compliance.

An updated edition of the International Professional Practices Framework (IPPF) guide, more commonly known as the Red Book, is now available. Visit the IIA Bookstore for more information.