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Report Auditboard Six Best Practices When
 Preparing for 
Third-Party Audits

Six Best Practices When Preparing for Third-Party Audits

Why businesses now typically choose to undergo a third-party audit

While third-party audits are time-intensive, obtaining certifications is one of the most effective ways to provide assurance to prospective customers that your business adheres to industry-level security standards. Given the time-intensiveness of preparing for these audits as well as their frequency, one of the most common challenges is time management. Internal teams with already full plates that are not sufficiently prepared for what is coming will wind up taking each audit request as it comes. As a result, as each new request rolls in, they are unable to build their compliance activities out in a scalable and sustainable manner. Selecting a baseline controls framework that meets multiple requirements across frameworks is one way to enable your organisation to achieve its compliance objectives more efficiently. Download a copy of this article for additional best practices InfoSec teams can use to be well-prepared in advance of third-party audits

Report Snap Shot

  • Benefits of a Continuous Compliance Approach 
  • Understand and clearly define the scope of the third-party audit  
  • Prepare your internal stakeholders for what they will be responsible for 
  • Be familiar with the scope of your certifications and reports