Identifying Common Problems When Conducting an IT Infrastructure Audit

The most common problem encountered during an audit is a lack of communication. If management doesn’t understand the scope and purpose of your audit program, they will not provide full support. This will result in their team giving you minimal support. Worst, when pressed, you risk creating a hostile environment between the audit and the IT teams. Effective communications are essential to building trust and being perceived as a value-add partner.

Avoid technobabble and terms that need to be defined. Be clear with presenting risk in clear understandable terms. Practical examples are important. If a risk sounds so unlikely and has minimal impact, the audit finding may be technically ...

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