Nearly two-thirds of organizations say tech skills gap is impacting IT audits


echnologies such as AI are reshaping the future of IT auditors, but auditors are largely optimistic about the future, according to new research from ISACA.

tech skills gap is impacting IT audits

In the Future of IT Audit, the results of a survey of more than 2,400 IT auditors worldwide, 92 percent of IT auditors responded that they are optimistic about how technology will impact them professionally over the next five years. Nearly 8 in 10 say their IT audit team has the technical skills and training to keep up with the technology changes affecting them.

Additional good news is that IT auditors are increasingly involved in major tech projects. Thirty-five percent say they are brought in during the planning phase of such projects, 44 percent say they have a significant impact on major tech projects in their organizations, and nearly half (47 percent) say IT auditors will be significantly more involved in these projects in the next three to five years.

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