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Security Audits

Software Security Audits.

Lateral conducts Security Audits to analyse the security of the client's’ software by reviewing the software code, and updating to the required level.  These audits review the quality of the software code, data storage, encryptions and communication.

The Security Audit Briefing document is produced after the initial audit. This briefing outlines the various threats - isolated and otherwise - to the client, along with the level of urgency in which they should be attended to. This is vital in assessing current software performance and opportunities for expansion in future.

The Importance of Running Security Audits 

The threats to software security are constantly changing; conducting a Lateral Security Audit (LSA) provides vital insights into any possible security threats, because modern businesses rely on secure software. It is now common practice for any business which has invested in software to seek a second opinion as part of their business process.  Conducting a security audit with Lateral enables your business and your software to stay secure, and fully up to date with the latest industry practices and standards.

Why Choose a Lateral Security Audit?

As a company, we have a strong history in the Health, Education, and Agritech industries where data security is vital.  We can identify quality - we have a strong team of developers and analysts that are among the best at developing and refining quality software and apps.

All our information and recommendations are presented in line with our exceptional standards and practices.

What is included in a Lateral Security Audit?

The following are reviewed for quality and possible threats:

  • Code  - .NET, Java, Objective -C and Swift
  • Data storage
  • Encryption
  • Communications

A detailed briefing document and review meeting are also provided after an audit completion. During the meeting, recommended courses of action and future solutions are also discussed.

Need more information?

Get in touch with us today to learn how we can strengthen the security on your business software.

Security Audits FAQ

What is a software security audit?

A network or software security audit is used to delve into business systems to ensure all potential security risks are eliminated.  Servers, routers, workstations, and gateways are all checked to protect your business assets and data. Overall, looking for any weak spots that need improvement.

Here at Lateral, we offer software security audits conducted by our meticulous team of analysts who will review the software code and update the required level. 

We’ll not only analyse the security of your network and software but also provide a detailed report of the results and recommendations for improvement.

How often should software security audits be done?

As part of your cybersecurity program, you should run regular software security audits at least twice a year. Many businesses choose to schedule these on an ongoing basis, usually monthly or quarterly. Various factors will determine how frequently your business should conduct these, such as your company size, the complexity of your data and your IT system. Data security management is constantly evolving, so it's crucial to keep your business protected.

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