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Auditing Organizational Security

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Defense Acquisition University Fort Belvoir United States

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Managing organizational security is no different from managing any other of the commands missions. Establish your policies, goals and risk parameters implement, train, measure and benchmark them. And then audit, audit, audit. Today, more than ever, Organizational Security is an essential component of a robust, responsive military command. And commands that cannot execute their operations in a self-imposed and self-monitored secure environment may, at best, cease to be effective or, at worst, cease to exist. This is the same, certain fate that befalls private enterprises that cannot maintain operational effectiveness, profitability or product superiorityexcept it happens faster in the private sector. Organizations must harden their operations to protect them from either incidental or deliberate attack. Internal or self- auditing is essential to the hardening process. Cybersecurity, the concept most frequently promoted these days, is a body of technologies, processes and practices designed to protect networks, computers, programs and data from attack, damage or unauthorized access. Is cybersecurity important and necessary Of course However, cybersecurity should not be regarded as independent or standing alone. Cybersecurity is an indispensable element of organizational security, which is the subject of this article.

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  • Administration and Management

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