What is Security Audit?
Security audit is an audit of the level of information security in an organization. Security audit will help protect critical data, identify security loop holes, create new security policies and track the effectiveness of security strategies. Regular audits help ensure employers stick to security practices and can catch new vulnerabilities before exploited by the attackers.
It is a systematic evaluation of a company’s information systems, networks and physical infrastructure. There are a variety of security audit tools used each with its own strength and weaknesses, some of them include;
it is a vulnerability scanner that can identify a wide range of security weaknesses in a computer system before having exploited and violated the system security policy.
NMAP [network mapper]
It is a free and open source utility for network discovery and security auditing.
It is a penetration testing framework that can be used to exploit security vulnerabilities and manage security assessments.
Kali Linux is a top-tier Linux distribution developed for cybersecurity professionals, offering advanced tools for ethical hacking, penetration testing, and digital forensics.