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IT Inventory Department of Information Technology January 1, 2019 – June 30, 20

Report Details

Report Description: 
The Department of Internal Auditing (DIA) has conducted an inventory audit of the Cuyahoga County Department of Information Technology (IT) for the period of January 1, 2019 through June 30, 2019. The audit objective focused on inventory held and overseen by IT. DIA performed audit work ensuring IT inventory is complete and accurate and that there are proper safeguards in place to ensure that all IT inventory assets are accounted for throughout the entire inventory life-cycle (procurement, acquisition, operations/maintenance, and disposal). Recommendations to IT include that it should develop specific guidelines according to standards and best practices for tracking assets in order to achieve and maintain accurate records, review the policies and procedures annually and revise as necessary, determine the best method to ensure completeness and accuracy of asset logging in County systems, ensure that all stored assets awaiting disposal be locked inside a secure location, and that store data should be tracked regardless of cost.
Short / Alternative Report Title: 
Department of IT – Inventory Audit
Date Issued: 
Wednesday, August 5, 2020
Agency Reviewed / Investigated: 
United States
Cuyahoga County
Type of Report: 
Professional Standard: 
IIA's Red Book - International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing

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