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Microsoft Windows Audit

Organizations invest heavily in security applications and services, such as antimalware software, firewalls, and encryption. But no matter how much security hardware or software you deploy, how tightly you control the rights of users, or how carefully you configure security permissions on your data, the job isn’t complete unless you have a well-defined, timely auditing strategy to track the effectiveness of your defenses and identify attempts to circumvent them.

To be well-defined and timely, an auditing strategy must provide useful tracking data for an organization’s most important resources, critical behaviors, and potential risks. In many organizations, it must also provide proof that IT operations comply with corporate and regulatory requirements.

Security auditing is one of the most powerful tools that you can use to maintain the integrity of your system. Auditing should identify attacks (successful or not) that pose a threat to your network, and attacks against resources that you have determined to be valuable in your risk assessment.

Windows auditing policy addresses the vital business needs, including:

  • Network reliability
  • Regulatory requirements
  • Protection of data and intellectual property
  • Users, including employees, contractors, partners, and customers
  • Client computers and applications
  • Servers and the applications and services running on those servers

The audit policy also identify processes for managing audit data after it’s been logged, including:

  • Collecting
  • Evaluating
  • Reviewing data
  • Storing and (if necessary) disposing of data

Our Auditing Tool

The process of collecting information about group or local policy configuration can be difficult because there are so many to look into. With acceler’s auditing tooll, we give you the ability to do auditing and collect all information with a single click. Download it, it’s free.

Microsoft Windows 10 Group Policy Audit Form

Audit Survey (330 Questions)

This survey is made to compare your current audit settings & security practices with the best practices and recommendations out there. Each part of this survey is a question about your current settings or practices. This survey will help you determine the level or your audit settings and security practices within your organization.if your score is:

300-330   : Excellent level of audit settings and security practices
250-299   : Medium level of audit settings and security practices
200-249   : Low level of audit settings and security practices
0-199       :  Poor level of audit settings and security practices