Network and Cyber Security - 071-0518-17

Description of Agency

Network security refers to any activity designed to protect the usability and integrity of a network and data. Cybersecurity is the practice of defending an organization’s network and data from unauthorized access or attack by implementing secure processes and technologies. The Department of Technology, Management, and Budget’s (DTMB’s) Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Protection and Infrastructure and Operations units are responsible for designing and maintaining security of the network while implementing technologies to eliminate or reduce cybersecurity threats.

Audit Objectives

  1. To assess the sufficiency of DTMB’s efforts to design and administer a secure IT network.

  2. To assess the effectiveness of DTMB’s security and access controls over the State’s IT network.

  3. To assess the sufficiency of DTMB’s efforts to monitor the security of the State’s IT network.

  4. To assess the effectiveness of DTMB’s cybersecurity awareness programs.


Timing

Estimated Release Date: February 2018


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