A security audit begins with an initial assessment of your business’s IT environment. This may include analyzing existing security policies, reviewing the network architecture, inspecting systems and applications and identifying critical assets.
Once the initial evaluation is complete, security experts proceed with an in-depth analysis to identify potential vulnerabilities. This may include penetration testing, code analyses, regulatory compliance assessments, and more.
The results of the security audit are carefully analyzed to assess the potential impact of the vulnerabilities identified. This analysis is used to rank risks by order of priority and to recommend solutions.
Audit Report and Recommendations
A detailed report is prepared once the audit is complete. It contains a description of the vulnerabilities identified as well as their potential impact and specific recommendations for correcting them. This report is an invaluable tool for guiding corrective action.
Corrective Actions and Monitoring
After the report is submitted, it is important to implement the recommendations and correct the vulnerabilities identified. Regular monitoring is also recommended to ensure that security measures are maintained and that new vulnerabilities do not arise.