MSOFT works through a systematic process whereby a computer network is analyzed for:
In MSOFT data is gathered, vulnerabilities and threats are identified, and a formal audit report is sent to network administrators. It is generally done by an information system auditor, network analyst/auditor or any other individual with a network management and/or security background. It uses both manual and automated techniques to gather data and review network posture. It reviews:
Although a network audit may focus more on network control and security, MSOFT also reviews processes and measures that to ensure network availability, performance and quality of service.