Consulting services for information technology IT audit in Nepal
Information Technology IT Audit is an investigation of the administrative and management controls within an Information technology infrastructure and business functions. In today’s information-driven business environment, organizations must continually evaluate their ability to protect their information assets. However, this not only includes security rules and development processes but also continued availability of information to authorized parties. Above all, the aim of an IT audit is to determine how effectively an organization is maintaining these protocols. Also, to provide direction on how to improve. Therefore, an effective IT audit helps an organization to strengthen its internal controls and security measures.
An Information Technology audit is the audit of the IT General Controls and its IT environment base. In the IT audit, the collected evidence determines if information systems are safeguarding their assets or not. Either, maintaining its data integrity, or operating effectively to achieve the organization’s goals and objectives. Therefore, by evaluating IT infrastructures, operations, applications, processes to identify compliance with the organization’s policies and procedures against recognized standards. It estimates the control to protect the assets by ensuring its integrity and combines with organizational goals and objectives.
Why Information Technology Audit is Important?
However, the main purposes of an IT audit are to quantify the system’s control design, effectiveness, and security measures. Moreover, for development processes and mainly for IT governance. IT teams are responsible for security and observation of planning v/s implementation.
Early preparation is important in-time of the security breach. The team should also have a clear vision of how to prepare in order to prevent future breaches. In the information technology environment, an audit is an evaluation of information systems, their inputs, outputs, and processing.
Specifically, information technology audits are conducted to evaluate the organization’s ability to guard their information assets and to properly provide information to authorized parties accordingly. It aims to measure the following:
- Confidentiality: Will the information in the systems be disclosed only to authorized users?
- Integrity: Will the information provided by the system always be accurate and complete?
- Availability: Will the organization’s asset and systems are available for the business at all times when required?
In conclusion, greentick’s services help organizations understand their key technology risks and how well they are mitigating and controlling those risks. In this way, the audit hopes to assess the risk to the organization’s valuable asset (information) and establish methods of minimizing those risks. Lastly, greentick ensures the best possible outcomes of an Information Technology IT audit in Nepal by planning and preparing the audit engagement.