IIA Bulletin – Pandemics: Considerations for IT disruptions

The unexpected workarounds in operations and redirection of IT support to telecommuting and associated troubleshooting during the COVID-19 stay-at-home mandates has exposed organizations to new and existing cyber threats and vulnerabilities. Internal auditors can take a number of steps to identify and minimize potential threats to the organization including a full assessment of IT resources, priorities, and focus.

This IIA Bulletin includes general questions and resources to assess cyber vulnerability during the COVID-19 crisis.