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Get a clear picture of your current security position with a Security Audit

How does a Cybersecurity Audit benefit your business?

A cybersecurity audit is designed to be a risk assessment review and analysis of your business’s IT systems. We can pinpoint weaknesses and gaps in your infrastructure and test if the cybersecurity safeguards in place are up to scratch.

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Our audit covers all the basic security controls of the UK government designed and backed by Cyber Essentials standard. Plus, some extra controls we've learned through years of protecting businesses like yours.

Security audits are a valuable tool for organisations that have not yet documented their internal and external risks and vulnerabilities. It's also helpful in expanding businesses implementing various software and security controls.

Regulations such as GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) can impose hefty penalties in the event of a breach that results in exploited data. The security audit will help migrate the consequences of a breach and demonstrate that your organisation has taken the necessary steps to protect sensitive data.

An audit can help:

  • Prevent potential fines
  • Mitigate consequences of a breach
  • Demonstrate steps taken to protect clients data
  • Useful for expanding businesses implementing various software and security controls
  • Can support insurance policies
  • Comply with industry requirements

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What we cover in your security audit

  • Router/Firewall review: Your firewall, or UTM, is the gatekeeper of your company network. We review the technology and configuration to ensure it’s both fit for purpose and protecting your company data and communicating effectively.
  • Antivirus/endpoint security review: Endpoint protection is a must; our review ensures it is doing its job of protecting your users by ensuring its managed effectively and updated regularly.
  • User account security: Hijacking user account credentials is the 1st step of 90% of cyber-attacks. We will review if you have centrally managed and enabled user account policies and assess other protection technologies like multifactor authentication.
  • Remote access review: VPNs and RDP sessions open a hole through your security layers. We will review the strengths of the technology used and who has access to what.
  • Wi-Fi security review: As one of the weakest areas in secure communications, we will review the security configuration, purpose, and level of access of each Wi-Fi network.
  • Endpoint and server patching review: Security vulnerabilities in applications and operating systems are always increasing; the only way to stay ahead is by regularly patching your machines. We will review the effectiveness of patching schedules and systems in use.
  • Email and collaboration tools security: Personally identifiable information and intellectual property should be secured from unsolicited access. We review your email and cloud productivity tools set up to ensure access is restricted effectively, and external communication is secured from a man in the middle, or spoofing attacks.
  • Cloud application security: Cloud-based line of business applications can provide a way into communication channels with stakeholders and access to company data, access to them should be managed and restricted. Our review will give an overview of the current state and options available to improve access security to these systems.

Take stock of your risks

Security audits are a valuable tool for organisations that have not yet documented their internal and external risks and vulnerabilities. It is also helpful for expanding businesses that are implementing various software and security controls.

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Prevent breaches

Regulations such as the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) can impose hefty penalties in the event of a breach that results in exploited data. Our security audit will help mitigate the consequences of a breach and demonstrate your organisation has taken the necessary steps to protect the client’s data.

Covering your bases

Our highly skilled engineers use industry-leading software and tools to check a wide range of safeguards and practices during your audit. We check things like email and collaboration tools setup, review your endpoint and server patching, take a look at your user account security and more.

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Understand the importance of IT compliance

As data breaches become increasingly common, maintaining the security and privacy of customers is a significant concern for businesses and the IT organisations that support them. For IT security, compliance means ensuring that your organisation meets the standards for data privacy and security applicable to your specific industry.
 
Download our guide to find out more about compliance.
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“The initial audit was fantastic. It really gave us an understanding of where we were and took away the fear of the lack of knowledge. The broken-down recommendations really helped us understand the priority areas that needed attention, also helped me explain to my colleagues when it came to costs. Netitude have really helped us move forward as a business, initially we thought we just needed someone to ‘fix’ things, but we have moved on further than I ever imagined.”

Mark Dorrill
Director | Brook Foods Processing Equipment

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Whatever your requirements for IT, Netitude has it covered. We work closely with you to deliver business IT solutions that meet your needs and help you achieve your goals.

If you'd like to discover more about how we can support your needs, get in touch today!

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