What is a Cyber Security Audit?
Why is Cyber Audit Important?
- A Cyber Security Audit is vital to comply with the standards such as ISO 27001:2013, 10 Steps to Cyber Security and Cyber Essentials.
- A Cyber Audit is one of the best practice policies that provide an annual external security review process along with an assurance to the investors, clients, and board.
- According to a recent PWC report, investments in Cyber Security help in building customer relationships.
- Third-Party cyber audits are better than the self-audits as they bring in essential insights related to the overall defense system of an organization against cyber attacks. This includes all the security policies, solutions, and programs deployed in an enterprise.
Our Cyber Audit Process
Our Cyber Audit is carried with a 5-step process:
Step 1: Scope definition
The scope of the cyber audit is defined clearly. This may include the managed, unmanaged devices.
Step 2: Listing the threats
Once the scope of audit is decided, a list of potential threats is prepared. Some of the common threats included in the list are- malware, malicious insiders, breaches and DDoS attacks.
Step 3: Prioritization and scoring
The potential threats are prioritized and scored on the measures including – Cyber security trends, Industry trends, compliance and organization history.
Step 4: Security posture assessment
The security posture is assessed considering the initial scope definition. At this step it is ensured that there are no biases affecting the audit.
Step 5: Response and action
Based on the information obtained from the above steps, necessary actions or responses are determined. These may include network monitoring, software updates, education and updates and data backups.
Why Activ ICT’s Cyber Security Audit Services?
We offer a high-level Cyber Security Audit with valuable insights, including the risk factors, potential data leakages along with other risk factors.
Our Cyber Security auditors provide a comprehensive summary of the Cyber Security risks without any disruption in the business
Our Cyber Security Audit Services use an integrated approach to enhance the security of an organization, utilizing all the tools essential for compliance.