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Security auditing is the practice of evaluating the security of networks and systems. It may be done by professional security consulting and auditing services, or it can be done in-house. Auditing may involve evaluating the security of buildings and equipment locations, running background checks on people, evaluating work processes, monitoring systems, scanning computers for security weaknesses, and running intrusion detection systems that can signal possible break-ins.
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