There's a new role for IS Auditors - Helping to prevent a global cyber war. it's no secret that hacker organizations and cyber terrorists have gone global and that countries are increasingly vulnerable to attacks that could disable many of their key infrastructure elements, like transportation, media, etc.
This is a risk that needs to be addressed and is being addressed by major departments and organizations responsible for national security. Many of the traditional techniques of IS Auditors, such as risk and threat analysis are fundamental to implementing the necessary preventative measures. Check out the linked set of articles, and in particular the security video at the bottom of the linked page.