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An application control audit is designed to ensure that an application’s transactions and the data it outputs are secure, accurate and valid. As applications have become the primary attack vector for malicious individuals seeking to breach enterprise defenses, the application control audit has become an important tool in ensuring that software is free from flaws and vulnerabilities that might be exploited by hackers.
Our IT audit practice can help you to find an answer to these questions:
- Performing a current state assessment of application controls (logical access controls, data entry/field validations, business rules, work flow rules, reporting, automated calculations, …) and operational effectiveness
- Performing an assessment of effectiveness – efficiency, confidentiality, integrity, availability, compliance, reliability
- Leveraging configurations and workflows – to more efficiently manage controls within an application or ERP
- Designing and implementing configured controls within an application or ERP solution – it may help the efficiency of audit reviews and assist in eliminating control deficiencies due to manual intervention