A security audit is a technical assessment of how the security policy is employed and maintained to specific security level and standard security policies and procedures for particular organization.
The security audit includes assessment of a system's software and hardware configuration, physical security measures, data handling processes, and user practices against a checklist of standard policies and procedures.
A security audit ensures that an organization has and deploys a set of standard information security policies.
It is generally used to achieve and demonstrate compliance to legal and regulatory requirements such as HIPPA, SOX, PCI-DSS, etc.
Security policies and standards ensures
Confidentiality only the people who are authorized to have access to information are able to do so. It's about keeping valuable information only in the hands of those people who are intended to see it.
Integrity maintaining the value and the state of information, which means that it is protected from unauthorized modification. It ensures that information is not modified or destroyed or subverted in any way.
Availability is about ensuring that information and information systems are available and operational when they are needed. It ensures that information is always available to support critical business processing.
Our audits comply with:
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA): Controls the flow medical information
Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX): For truth in reporting in publicly held companies
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS): Protection of information related to credit card and debit card transactions
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT): Describes the IT security subset of COSO by the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA), and the IT Governance Institute (ITGI)
Other regulatory authorities
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