Posted by: Robert Davis
Certified Information Systems Auditor, Certified Information Technology Professional, Certified Internal Auditor, Certified Internal Controls Auditor, Certified Public Accountant, Infrastructure, IT Audit, Life Cycle Management, SDLC, Systems
Although most business processes rely upon planning, projects and the IT infrastructure to ensure effective management, IT infrastructure management (ITIM) is typically undervalued. In fact, according to International Data Corporation (IDC), investments in ITIM have the largest single impact on an entity’s revenue. Therefore, when performing SILCM audits, understanding network infrastructure concepts as well as linkages are imperative for evaluating control adequacy to determine whether the entity is meeting generally accepted information criteria within the defined IT architecture.
“View Part I of the Auditing Systems and Infrastructure Life Cycle Management series here“