Programming : Planning an IT Infrastructure Audit for Compliance

8 PAGES

The audit planning process directly affects the quality of the outcome. A proper plan ensures that resources are focused on the right areas and that potential problems are identified early. A successful audit first outlines the objectives of the audit, the procedures that will be followed, and the required resources.

Choose an organization you are familiar with and develop an eight to ten (8-10) page IT infrastructure audit for compliance in which you:

  1. Define the following items for an organization you are familiar with:
    1. Scope
    2. Goals and objectives
    3. Frequency of the audit
    4. Duration of the audit
  2. Identify the critical requirements of the audit for your chosen organization and explain why you consider them to be critical requirements.
  3. Choose privacy laws that apply to the organization, and suggest who is responsible for privacy within the organization.
  4. Develop a plan for assessing IT security for your chosen organization by conducting the following:
    1. Risk management
    2. Threat analysis
    3. Vulnerability analysis
    4. Risk assessment analysis
  5. Explain how to obtain information, documentation, and resources for the audit.
  6. Analyze how each of the seven (7) domains aligns within your chosen organization.
  7. Align the appropriate goals and objectives from the audit plan to each domain and provide a rationale for your alignment.
  8. Develop a plan that:
    1. Examines the existence of relevant and appropriate security policies and procedures.
    2. Verifies the existence of controls supporting the policies.
    3. Verifies the effective implementation and ongoing monitoring of the controls.
  9. Identify the critical security control points that must be verified throughout the IT infrastructure, and develop a plan that includes adequate controls to meet high-level defined control objectives within this organization.
  10. Use at least three (3) quality resources in this assignment.  Note: Wikipedia and similar Websites do not qualify as quality resources.

Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:

  • Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
  • Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page 

Answers

Related Questions

Wendy Lewis 3...

 Create a 500-word essay depicting the evolution of democracy from the time of President Jefferson to President Jackson. Be sure to include the follo...

4 page SPSS Evaluating Significance of Findings...

DUE 9/30 7P.M EST4 PAGES NOT INCLUDING TITLE AND REF PAGE APASCENARIOS ATTACHED  (USE 2 OF THEM) For this Assignment, you will examine statistical s...

Entrepreneurship reading reflection...

Read these 2 readings and write reflection.https://nbs.net/p/top-7-business-sustainability-challenges-in-2016-91aa5d6a-5efb-4e14-ba51-fc65666b906chttp...

data set...

Part 1: to be completed in Excel®You manage the inventory for a car dealership. Data on current inventory can be found in the Week 2 Data Set. Manage...

Journal #3...

SOCIAL WORK1.Identify one form of trauma that you feel would make it difficult for you to tolerate or ‘bear witness to’ in your role as a social w...

Cultural Comparison...

 In this assignment, you will have the opportunity to select two Spanish-speaking countries of your choice, each one from a different continent. You...

5 page PUBLIC HEALTH LEADERSHIP Literature Review...

DUE 9/30   7 P.M EST5 PAGES NOT INCLUDING TITLE PAGE (SEE ATTACHED FOR EXAMPLE OF HOW PAPER SHOULD LOOK....APA *LIT REVIEW NARRATIVE FORM*  This...

global assignment...

 Consider the various dimensions that are used to compare and contrast global cities in the A.T. Kearney Global Cities Index: https://www.atkearney....

respond to this post...

 The selected case study is that of Frank who is a 45-year old gay male who is seeking out the psychotherapy because his boyfriend has refused to hav...

respond to this post...

 Frank is a well-groomed 45-year-old male who seems to be struggling with the difficulties that come with being of same-sex orientation. He is not we...

risk management and project cost control...

you are new the project manager for the creation of recruitment procedures at your company. Your deliverables include processes and procedures for ide...

Human Sexuality...

Please answer Original forum with 300 words minimum respond to both students separately with a minimum of 100 words each original Post- first page r...

Human Sexuality...

800 words minimum will check for plagiarism !!!will dispute if directions are not followed Several institutions, including the craft store Hobby Lob...

Identifying the Scope of Your State’s (location...

 1. Relate state government data security breach notification laws to individual privacy. 2. Explain why state governments have data security breach...

Unit: Costs and Schedules...

your company is a dynamic organization that depends on using standard project management techniques as prescribed by PMBOK in managing series of proje...

fines art paper...

 Imagine that there is a competition to design a public monument in New Orleans. It must commemorate a historical local event, such as, an aspect of...

For Exceptional Prof...

You have recently hired a new assistant, Susan Thompson, who previously worked in a financial accounting office preparing journal entries, which provi...

Government Homework (Fire Dept)...

 Complete this assignment as if you were a fire chief, and according to APA format.Memorandum to City Council: Chief officers are often viewed as th...

IT Security questions...

Please create an introduction for my group project with 500 + words or 1 complete page,  List refs:     Statement of NeedThe use of outdated tec...

Homework Assignment 1 Budget Analysis...

 Calculate total revenues and expenditures for each year.Calculate each revenue source and expenditure category as a percentage of the total budget...

classical concert...

Write a report about the New York Philharmonic concert performance following guidelines in the "Guide to Writing a Concert Report" and standards list...

Develop a Procurement Strategy...

 Assignment 2: Develop a Procurement Strategy (20%)Using the situation provided below, students will identify a strategy for each procurement.APA Sta...

Discrimination in the workplace...

For this assignment, you will complete a recommendation report.Review and analyze this case study. Research business ethics and apply the theories an...

Powerpoint...

Develop a presentation no longer than 10-12 minutes power points presentation with comprehensive speaker's notes that covers all of the major area...

If you didn't find the right answer

Ask Your Questions, We'll notify you once someone answers it