Data Center Security Audit

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Data Center Security Audit

Data center security audit refers to audit on the intensity of information security at an enterprise level. As far as the auditing of information security is concerned, there are various types of audits. Mostly the audits that are being performed include the technical, administrative and physical audits.

The tasks of auditing for information security include the topics ranging from auditing the physical security, logical security of data centers. It also tends to highlight the key components while auditing the information assets of an enterprise.

When it is to look upon the IT aspects for information security, it is referred to as the information technology audit or IT security audit.

Torrid Networks Methodology

Torrid Networks security specialists tend to identify the potential threats to an organization’s data center, evaluate the impact of threats on the data center or a database, and determine the feasibility of control mechanism to resolve the risks, implementing the appropriate controls, and re-evaluate the risks on the periodic manner.

We tend to conduct the facility walkthroughs, reviewed equipment configurations, observed operations and reviewed the documentation aspect as well. We also review the safeguards that are employed to prevent the illegal access to the information security systems.

Our IT security experts tend to review the physical controls, access systems, card key locks, monitoring functions, physical layout of the data center. Our IT audit experts review the controls for environmental threats as well such as fire and heat, power surges and outages, moisture and flooding, earthquakes and other man-made threats.

Best Practices for Effective Data Center Security

In the present growing regulatory compliance requirements, organizations are heading to reap the benefits by implementing the proven data security best practices. Gramm-Leach Bliley Act (GLBA), The Sarbanes Oxley Act of 2002  (SOX) and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) are some of the best security standards that organizations need to comply with.

Companies nowadays are looking for the firms that can assure them that the appropriate security controls and compliance mechanisms has been put in place. Torrid Networks IT security experts are here to assist you with each aspect for keeping up the security for IT information assets.