Posted by: Robert Davis
Configuration Management, Digital Storage Devices, Hardware Controls, Information Communication Technology, Information Security, Infrastructure Management, IT Configuration, IT Hardware, Risk Management
Automatic retry is employed in data communications by retransmission of erroneous messages. Retransmission is utilized in conjunction with an error-detection technology and can involve the retransmission of a character, word, record, or set of records.
Verifying the adequacy of equipment checks
Ensuring adequate IT hardware controls is a managerial responsibility. Therefore, verification procedures should be performed to permit providing a positive assertion regarding IT hardware reliability and data integrity based, in part, on effective computer equipment checks.
The owner’s inability to provide a positive assertion regarding IT hardware deployment may be caused by lack of equipment checks that impact information integrity. Nevertheless, when inadequate equipment checks are discovered appropriate compensating and/or mitigating hardware controls should be implemented to ensure accurate and complete IT processing.
Post Note: “IT Equipment Functionality and Integrity Checks – Part V” was originally published through Suite101.com under the title “IT Equipment Functionality and Integrity Checks”