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Why Your Company Needs Regular IT Security Audits

**** Why Your Company Needs Regular IT Security Audits On average, 5% The average cost of a data breach is $3.86 million as of The average lifecycle of a breach was 280 days from identification to 2020. containment. only of companies' IBM folders are properly protected. 77% More than 77% of The average time to identify a breach in 2020 was days. organizations do not have an incident 207 response plan. https://www.varonis.com/blog/cybersecurity-statistics/ An audit can help you answer the following critical questions: · Are there any weak spots and vulnerabilities in your current security? · Are there any tools or processes that don't perform a security function? · Are you equipped to defend security threats and recover business capabilities in the event of a data breach? · If you have discovered security flaws, what necessary actions you should take to address them? 5 Steps in an IT Security Audit Define the objectives. Plan the audit. Perform the auditing work. Report the Results. Take Necessary Action. Importance of an IT security audit Protects crucial data resources. Verifies if your current security strategy is adequate. Keeps the organization compliant with required regulations. Identifies security vulnerabilities. Helps in guiding new security policies for the organization. Helps in preparing the organization for emergency response in case of a data breach. As a CISO, it's crucial to understand how a strong audit strategy can guide and improve your overall security program. EC- Council's Certified CISO (CCISO) program helps you hone your skills in audit management as well as risk, vendor, incident, and strategic management – and, most importantly, how each of these components should be weaved together to create the strongest defense possible. Is your security program aligned to your business? Learn more - https: //www.ciso.eccouncil.org STEP 03 STEP 05 STEP 01 STEP 04 STEP 02

Why Your Company Needs Regular IT Security Audits

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As a CISO, it's crucial to understand how a strong audit strategy can guide and improve your overall security program. Certified CISO (CCISO) program helps you hone your skills in audit management as ...

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