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Patch Management Audit Checklist

Patching is an essential function within any MSP or IT department, so maintaining a successful patch management process is a top priority for organizations. A patch management audit allows organizations to analyze and adjust their patching processes to make them more effective. Use this patch management audit checklist to evaluate and improve your current patch management process.


How to Make Sure You're Prepared for a Software Audit

That big software audit you’ve been dreading? Yeah, it’s coming, it’s real, and it’s sooner than you think. But why, oh why, do we even have to face these in-depth software inspections in the first place? How hard can it be for them to just take your word that every software license on your system is perfectly up-to-date? As you probably know, that’s not how things work with audit management.

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What Are the Best Practices for Inventory Auditing?

Usually, audits are a long procedure. It might take days or months to complete the audit process. However, still, there is no surety that the audit is done with full efficiency because some assets have gone to some other locations. But audit is performed to get deep analytics of finance-related information. Not just that it also provides several other crucial information as well related to assets & inventories. An audit is helpful in maintaining & following compliance as per the rules and regulations.


Don't let compliance & security haunt you: What to expect in an audit

It’s Cyber Security Awareness Month, and many IT professionals are being haunted by the thought of gearing up for a security and compliance audit. Preparing for an IT audit can take months of planning. It can be time-consuming, uncomfortable, and stressful. Guess what else takes a long time and can be uncomfortable and stressful? Creating a human!


Elasticsearch Audit Logs and Analysis

Security is a top-of-mind topic for software companies, especially those that have experienced security breaches. Companies must secure data to avoid nefarious attacks and meet standards such as HIPAA and GDPR. Audit logs record the actions of all agents against your Elasticsearch resources. Companies can use audit logs to track activity throughout their platform to ensure usage is valid and log when events are blocked.


How to Effectively Prepare for a HIPAA Compliance Audit

The Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights (OCR) conducts periodic audits to verify that covered entities (CEs) and their business associates (BAs) are complying with HIPAA regulations. This article will discuss the steps organizations can take to ensure they pass a HIPAA compliance audit by having the proper data privacy and security measures in place for protected health information (PHI) and electronically protected health information (ePHI).


Can They Really See That Data? Auditing Access Controls Across Environments

"Who has access to sensitive financial data in our organization?" Assuming you have a definition of what "sensitive financial data" means for your organization, can you easily answer this question? If you needed to perform an audit to verify only the appropriate people have access, what actions would you take?