What is an IT Security Audit?

The IT Security Audit is a manual and  systematic measurable technical assessment of your systems, applications and infrastructure. The assessments includes interviewing staff, performing security vulnerability scans, reviewing application and operating system access controls, and analyzing physical access to the systems.

The best offense is a good defense when it comes to your IT security. Security testing and assessments through periodic Audits or on-going Monitoring provide organizations with the knowledge, expertise and efficiency needed to conduct thorough security and risk evaluations of your environment. A vulnerability assessments through an Audit can identify and quantify where your systems are at risk

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Why would I do an Audit?

  • Not sure how protected you are

  • Considering Cyber Insurance

  • Worried that your company could be next

  • Reassure new investors and owners

  • The company cannot afford to be down

  • It is a good business practice

What do we get from an Audit Report?

  • The Source of issues & threats

  • The Probability of exploitation

  • Impact of exposure

  • Recommendations to fix

  • Potential legal liability

  • Risk of service interruption

When should I initiate an Audit?

These audits have been priced so that an organization can run them regularly. How often will depend on your management's comfort level with the results and the issues and potential risks exposed and fixes required. Companies may choose to run monthly until goals are hit, then run quarterly, every 6 months or yearly. Highly sensitive and responsive On-going monitoring services are also available between audit, to keep the bad guys out.

What is the cost of an Audit?

IT Audits & Assessments start at $700 for up to 5 devices (ie. 1 server, 2 laptops & 3 PCs). Fees are set to encourage clients to run these audits regularly. Fees are determined based on the number of devices and locations. Ask us for a quote. Book your Audit today. Its better to know your risk exposure.

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