An IT security audit is important for organizations of all sizes and across all industries, as it gives clear insight into vulnerabilities, areas of strength, and what action steps to take next. While it isn’t a cure-all, it does provide a neutral view of your organization’s technical strengths and weaknesses.
Between the rise in cyberattacks, insider intellectual property theft, and even domestic data breaches, companies of all sizes have to get more serious about ongoing information security.
No organization is immune to the potential for security breaches, even if they aren’t a large organization.
In fact, it can be argued that the smaller organizations face greater risk as cybercriminals assume those smaller organizations have fewer resources to defend themselves than their larger counterparts.
Here are the five best reasons why your organization needs an IT security audit.