Is an audit compulsory?
No, performing an IT audit is not mandatory by definition. However, you are strongly advised to do so. This is what makes it possible to identify the various vulnerabilities that may exist within a computer system, configuration errors, updates not carried out, etc.
Carrying out an audit will save you considerable time. Indeed, you can anticipate the various problems following technical or other errors. Thanks to the audit, your infrastructure will have a recent inventory and can more easily be measured against the current competition in your industry. It is also an asset for performing necessary application updates, which generally correct security vulnerabilities.
The IT audit allows you to ensure that your company is in compliance with the legislation in force. In the event of a sale, transfer, merger with another company or other IT transition, the audit will facilitate these steps to better adapt the operations to be carried out. In IT audit, there is also a security audit. This makes it possible to check the state of the network, if it is well protected, and to ensure that all IT operations remain in-house and do not leak onto the Internet to compromise the business.
The different types of IT audits
The IT audit process is general and applies to different areas such as IT function, IT studies, IT projects, operations, IT planning, networks and telecommunications, IT security, IT purchasing, local IT or decentralized IT, quality of service, outsourcing, fleet management, operational applications.
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