TITLE

Enterprise Security Audits

AUTHOR(S)
Ali Pabrai, Uday O.
PUB. DATE
September 2005
SOURCE
Certification Magazine;Sep2005, Vol. 7 Issue 9, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article focuses on the importance of auditing to computer security in business enterprises. Security audits provide a methodical examination and review of the enterprises defenses, resulting in an audit report that summarizes findings and provides details about problems or concerns. Auditing the vital infrastructure components of the enterprise is a critical activity for any organization. The core objective is to verify that the organization is in compliance with any applicable legislative requirements and to ensure that security gaps in the infrastructure have been closed and locked.
ACCESSION #
17905953

 

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