IT Audits and Assessments

An Efficient and Comprehensive Way to Report on the Current State of Your Business IT System

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IT Network Audits & Assessments Processes and Abilities

System Assessments provide an executive-level breakdown of risk, outstanding issues, and likely remediation steps. We perform assessments, so we can offer the appropriate services and features to their leadership. Managed Services clients typically start with a System Assessment.

We provide IT Audit services to help IT-dependent organizations identify risks, issues, and solutions. Individuals seeking a rapid understanding of the state of the IT system (cloud, onsite, VPN, security, usability, bottle-necks, security vulnerabilities, and the like.

This Free Network Evaluation includes a technical look into one local network. Agility’s Assessment Team will review the results, and present the findings. Agility requires access to the network’s admin credentials to collect information for better understanding the network’s stability and manageability.

Network Audits begin by examining a company’s existing network. This includes identifying the systems in use, business applications, and mobile workers. The audit also assesses system performance, warranties, and licenses. We won’t make any recommendations to our clients without a clear understanding of its network.

IT Network Audits & Assessments Approach

Agility Audit Team

This Free Network Evaluation includes a technical look into one local network. Agility’s Assessment Team will review the results, and present the findings. Agility requires access to the network’s admin credentials to collect information for better understanding the network’s stability and manageability. *No Fee in Most Cases within Agility Services Area for Businesses, Organizations, NFP, NGO Entities Searching for Trusted IT Outsourced Managed IT, and Cybersecurity Services

Network Audits begin by examining a company’s existing network. This includes identifying the systems in use, business applications, and mobile workers. The audit also assesses system performance, warranties, and licenses. We won’t make any recommendations to our clients without a clear understanding of its network.

Network Audits

Audits and assessments help organizations understand their network. We include them in our Managed Services. This is a comparison based on industry standards, refined to focus on practical steps for action.

IT audits and assessments offer a remarkably similar approach for many of the same reasons. Most organizations do not have a clear and complete understanding of their IT network and more importantly their vulnerabilities. Our assessments deliver an executive-level summary of your entire network.

IT Audits and Assessments Concept and Use

An IT Audit or IT Assessment is a Very Good Baseline Step that Should Not be Skipped

The concept of audits and assessments is essential to organizations understanding their network and it is a part of our Managed Services offering. Accounting departments have their financials audited regularly to ensure they have managed their numbers appropriately. IT audits and assessments offer a very similar approach for many of the same reasons. Most organizations do not have a clear and complete understanding of their IT network and more importantly their vulnerabilities. Our assessments deliver an executive-level summary of your entire network.

IT Audit of IT Network Components General Item-by-Item

Preparation and Planning

  • Define the scope and objectives of the audit.
  • Identify the network components to be audited, including workstations, servers, and network devices.
  • Gather necessary documentation, such as network diagrams, asset inventories, and security policies.
  • Schedule meetings with key personnel to understand the network environment and any specific concerns.

Inventory and Asset Management

  • Compile a comprehensive inventory of all network components.
  • Verify the existence and configuration of all hardware, software, and network devices.
  • Ensure that all devices are properly documented, including their location, configuration, and assigned owner.

Network Configuration and Architecture Review

  • Evaluate the network topology and architecture to ensure it aligns with best practices.
  • Assess the configuration of routers, switches, firewalls, and other network devices.
  • Verify that network segmentation and VLAN configurations are properly implemented.

Security Policy and Procedures Review

  • Review existing security policies and procedures for adequacy and compliance.
  • Ensure that policies are up-to-date and align with industry standards and regulations.
  • Check for the existence of incident response and disaster recovery plans.

Access Control and Authentication

  • Assess the access control mechanisms in place for network devices, servers, and workstations.
  • Verify that strong authentication methods are used, such as multi-factor authentication.
  • Ensure that user access levels are appropriate and based on the principle of least privilege.

Patch Management and Updates

  • Review the patch management process for operating systems, applications, and network devices.
  • Verify that all systems are up-to-date with the latest security patches and updates.
  • Assess the effectiveness of automated patch deployment tools.

Malware and Antivirus Protection

  • Check that all workstations and servers have up-to-date antivirus and anti-malware software installed.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of the malware detection and response mechanisms.
  • Ensure that regular scans and real-time protection are enabled.

Data Backup and Recovery

  • Review the data backup policies and procedures for workstations and servers.
  • Verify that backups are performed regularly and stored securely.
  • Test the recovery process to ensure data can be restored in case of an incident.

Vulnerability Assessment

  • Conduct regular vulnerability assessments to identify weaknesses in the network. This part must be listed so it is not forgotten but true Vulnerability and Exploit testing by Agility white hat cybersecurity engineers is crutial.
  • Perform penetration testing to simulate real-world attacks and evaluate the network’s defenses.
  • Review the results and implement remediation measures for identified vulnerabilities.

Compliance and Reporting

  • Ensure that the network complies with relevant regulations and industry standards (e.g., GDPR, HIPAA).
  • Document the findings of the audit and provide a detailed report with recommendations.
  • Schedule follow-up audits to ensure continuous improvement and compliance.

Security Policies and Procedures

  • Develop and enforce comprehensive security policies and procedures.
  • Include guidelines for data protection, access control, incident response, and employee training.

Incident Response and Recovery

  • Establish an incident response plan to quickly address security breaches and minimize damage.
  • Regularly test and update the incident response plan to ensure its effectiveness.
  • Whew. That about does it. This list is comprehensive to show abilities, not to make this assessment expensive if paid for (which is generally not the case for interested firms).

Our Client Focused System

Our People

Experience is Something You Get Right After You Needed It. To ascertain which firm you should hire for I.T. Consulting, find out about their person-by-person experience.

Our Tools

Agility’s People and Agility’s Processes are Glued Nicely by Using Great Software Well. Consistency in Services from an I.T. Consulting Firm would be impossible without them; some try. PSA Automation, Workflow, Templates, Auto-Fix Client Software.

Our Processes

Following a Systematic Approach to Essentially All Internal and Client-Facing Tasks, Projects, and Goals is Critical to Bring Long-Lasting Value to Every Client.

Agility Networks Team

WELL-SUITED EXPERIENCE CATALYZES GREAT CLIENT RELATIONSHIPS

Finding, Hiring, and Retaining Great Talent Leads to Great Client Relationships.

Midwest-based, all Agility team members are of a caliber that takes a great deal of energy to find. Hundreds if not thousands of connections through our hiring systems result in finding people with the exact experience that adds to the whole. Each of whom is offered a position is looked to be retained ad infinitum. Agility only hires and retains the best-fitting talent with practical experience which makes Agility a better company with each offer accepted. Period.

It is through our very methodical hiring process that we are able to find the most qualified consultants. Agility field processes and documentation built by the operations consulting staff keep accountability and service levels at industry-leading levels. Each consultant is accredited or certified for the  I.T. solutions on which each consultant works. Agility and team members are aligned in continuous learning and having vendor-agnostic ears open for the most robust, efficient, manageable technologies to the greatest extent possible as the industry creates new solutions literally every day.

IT Services We Can Help You With

Agility has been consistently providing services to Small- and Mid-Sized Business of All Types – Corporations and Non-Profits that are nearly Industry Agnostic Horizontal Demographic rather than One or Two Verticals.

Managed Services

Powerful software agents, cyber-protection & network-wide software allowing your firm to have Agility more efficiently automate consistent service delivery through high-end consultants almost immediately. 

IT Security

There is Not One Part of Any Network Including the Users Where Security is Not Top-of-Mind. as Broad as Anti-Virus Desktop Management to High-End Pen Testing.

Cloud Services

Cloud decisions and execution from highly experienced consultants at Agility are critical for migrations (to/from), secure throughput especially with service quality demands from more devices per employee.

Continuity

Backup Solutions, Disaster Recovery and Fail-Over Make-Up Our Business Continuity Approach Template. Agility has outstanding solutions.

IT System Audits and Assessments

We offer assessments, services, and features important to leaders such as executive breakdown of risks, outstanding issues, and remediation steps.

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