Grading for this assignment will be based on answer quality, logic / organization of the paper, and language and writing skills, using the following rubric.

Grading for this assignment will be based on answer quality, logic / organization of the paper, and language and writing skills, using the following rubric.

Points: 210 Term Paper: Managing an IT Infrastructure Audit
Criteria Unacceptable

Below 70% F

Fair

70-79% C

Proficient

80-89% B

Exemplary

90-100% A

Section 1: Internal IT Audit Policy
1a. Develop an overview for your Internal IT Audit Policy.

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Did not submit or incompletely developed an overview for your Internal IT Audit Policy. Partially developed an overview for your Internal IT Audit Policy. Satisfactorily developed an overview for your Internal IT Audit Policy. Thoroughly developed an overview for your Internal IT Audit Policy.
1b. Develop a scope for your Internal IT Audit Policy.

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Did not submit or incompletely developed a scope for your Internal IT Audit Policy. Partially developed a scope for your Internal IT Audit Policy. Satisfactorily developed a scope for your Internal IT Audit Policy. Thoroughly developed a scope for your Internal IT Audit Policy.
1c. Develop goals and objectives for your Internal IT Audit Policy.

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Did not submit or incompletely developed goals and objectives for your Internal IT Audit Policy. Partially developed goals and objectives for your Internal IT Audit Policy. Satisfactorily developed goals and objectives for your Internal IT Audit Policy. Thoroughly developed goals and objectives for your Internal IT Audit Policy.
1d. Develop compliance with applicable laws and regulations for your Internal IT Audit Policy.

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Did not submit or incompletely developed compliance with applicable laws and regulations for your Internal IT Audit Policy. Partially developed compliance with applicable laws and regulations for your Internal IT Audit Policy. Satisfactorily developed compliance with applicable laws and regulations for your Internal IT Audit Policy. Thoroughly developed compliance with applicable laws and regulations for your Internal IT Audit Policy.
1e. Develop management oversight and responsibility for your Internal IT Audit Policy.

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Did not submit or incompletely developed management oversight and responsibility for your Internal IT Audit Policy. Partially developed management oversight and responsibility for your Internal IT Audit Policy. Satisfactorily developed management oversight and responsibility for your Internal IT Audit Policy. Thoroughly developed management oversight and responsibility for your Internal IT Audit Policy.
1f. Develop areas covered in the IT audits for your Internal IT Audit Policy.

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Did not submit or incompletely developed areas covered in the IT audits for your Internal IT Audit Policy. Partially developed areas covered in the IT audits for your Internal IT Audit Policy. Satisfactorily developed areas covered in the IT audits for your Internal IT Audit Policy. Thoroughly developed areas covered in the IT audits for your Internal IT Audit Policy.
1g. Develop the frequency of the audits for your Internal IT Audit Policy.

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Did not submit or incompletely developed the frequency of the audits for your Internal IT Audit Policy. Partially developed the frequency of the audits for your Internal IT Audit Policy. Satisfactorily developed the frequency of the audits for your Internal IT Audit Policy. Thoroughly developed the frequency of the audits for your Internal IT Audit Policy.
1h. 2 references

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No references provided Does not meet the required number of references; some or all references poor quality choices. Meets number of required references; all references high quality choices. Exceeds number of required references; all references high quality choices.
1i. Clarity, writing mechanics, and formatting requirements

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More than 6 errors present 5-6 errors present 3-4 errors present 0-2 errors present
Section 2: Management Plan
2a. Explain risk management in the management plan for conducting IT audits. Weight: 3% Did not submit or incompletely explained risk management in the management plan for conducting IT audits. Partially explained risk management in the management plan for conducting IT audits. Satisfactorily explained risk management in the management plan for conducting IT audits. Thoroughly explained risk management in the management plan for conducting IT audits.
2b. Explain system software and applications in the management plan for conducting IT audits.

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Did not submit or incompletely explained system software and applications in the management plan for conducting IT audits. Partially explained system software and applications in the management plan for conducting IT audits. Satisfactorily explained system software and applications in the management plan for conducting IT audits. Thoroughly explained system software and applications in the management plan for conducting IT audits.
2c. Explain wireless networking in the management plan for conducting IT audits.

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Did not submit or incompletely explained wireless networking in the management plan for conducting IT audits. Partially explained wireless networking in the management plan for conducting IT audits. Satisfactorily explained wireless networking in the management plan for conducting IT audits. Thoroughly explained wireless networking in the management plan for conducting IT audits.
2d. Explain cloud computing in the management plan for conducting IT audits.

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Did not submit or incompletely explained cloud computing in the management plan for conducting IT audits. Partially explained cloud computing in the management plan for conducting IT audits. Satisfactorily explained cloud computing in the management plan for conducting IT audits. Thoroughly explained cloud computing in the management plan for conducting IT audits.
2e. Explain virtualization in the management plan for conducting IT audits.

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Did not submit or incompletely explained virtualization in the management plan for conducting IT audits. Partially explained virtualization in the management plan for conducting IT audits. Satisfactorily explained virtualization in the management plan for conducting IT audits. Thoroughly explained virtualization in the management plan for conducting IT audits.
2f. Explain cybersecurity and privacy in the management plan for conducting IT audits.

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Did not submit or incompletely explained cybersecurity and privacy in the management plan for conducting IT audits. Partially explained cybersecurity and privacy in the management plan for conducting IT audits. Satisfactorily explained cybersecurity and privacy in the management plan for conducting IT audits. Thoroughly explained cybersecurity and privacy in the management plan for conducting IT audits.
2g. Explain BCP and DRP in the management plan for conducting IT audits.

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Did not submit or incompletely explained BCP and DRP in the management plan for conducting IT audits. Partially explained BCP and DRP in the management plan for conducting IT audits. Satisfactorily explained BCP and DRP in the management plan for conducting IT audits. Thoroughly explained BCP and DRP in the management plan for conducting IT audits.
2h. Explain network security in the management plan for conducting IT audits.

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Did not submit or incompletely explained network security in the management plan for conducting IT audits. Partially explained network security in the management plan for conducting IT audits. Satisfactorily explained network security in the management plan for conducting IT audits. Thoroughly explained network security in the management plan for conducting IT audits.
2i. 3 references

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No references provided Does not meet the required number of references; some or all references poor quality choices. Meets number of required references; all references high quality choices. Exceeds number of required references; all references high quality choices.
2j. Clarity, writing mechanics, and formatting requirements

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Section 3: Project Plan
3a. Develop a project plan which includes the applicable tasks for risk management for each element of the audit mentioned above Using Microsoft Project or an Open Source alternative, such as Open Project, and planning for the audit to be a two (2) week audit.

Weight: 3%

Did not submit or incompletely developed a project plan which includes the applicable tasks for risk management for each element of the audit mentioned above using Microsoft Project or an Open Source alternative, such as Open Project, and planning for the audit to be a two (2) week audit. Partially developed a project plan which includes the applicable tasks for risk management for each element of the audit mentioned above using Microsoft Project or an Open Source alternative, such as Open Project, and planning for the audit to be a two (2) week audit. Satisfactorily developed a project plan which includes the applicable tasks for risk management for each element of the audit mentioned above using Microsoft Project or an Open Source alternative, such as Open Project, and planning for the audit to be a two-week audit. Thoroughly developed a project plan which includes the applicable tasks for risk management for each element of the audit mentioned above using Microsoft Project or an Open Source alternative, such as Open Project, and planning for the audit to be a two (2) week audit.
3b. Develop a project plan which includes the applicable tasks for system software and applications for each element of the audit mentioned above Using Microsoft Project or an Open Source alternative, such as Open Project, and planning for the audit to be a two (2) week audit.

Weight: 3%

Did not submit or incompletely developed a project plan which includes the applicable tasks for system software and applications for each element of the audit mentioned above using Microsoft Project or an Open Source alternative, such as Open Project, and planning for the audit to be a two (2) week audit. Partially developed a project plan which includes the applicable tasks for system software and applications for each element of the audit mentioned above using Microsoft Project or an Open Source alternative, such as Open Project, and planning for the audit to be a two (2) week audit. Satisfactorily developed a project plan which includes the applicable tasks for system software and applications for each element of the audit mentioned above using Microsoft Project or an Open Source alternative, such as Open Project, and planning for the audit to be a two (2) week audit. Thoroughly developed a project plan which includes the applicable tasks for system software and applications for each element of the audit mentioned above using Microsoft Project or an Open Source alternative, such as Open Project, and planning for the audit to be a two (2) week audit.
3c. Develop a project plan which includes the applicable tasks for wireless networking for each element of the audit mentioned above Using Microsoft Project or an Open Source alternative, such as Open Project, and planning for the audit to be a two (2) week audit.

Weight: 3%

Did not submit or incompletely developed a project plan which includes the applicable tasks for wireless networking for each element of the audit mentioned above using Microsoft Project or an Open Source alternative, such as Open Project, and planning for the audit to be a two (2) week audit. Partially developed a project plan which includes the applicable tasks for wireless networking for each element of the audit mentioned above using Microsoft Project or an Open Source alternative, such as Open Project, and planning for the audit to be a two (2) week audit. Satisfactorily developed a project plan which includes the applicable tasks for wireless networking for each element of the audit mentioned above using Microsoft Project or an Open Source alternative, such as Open Project, and planning for the audit to be a two (2) week audit. Thoroughly developed a project plan which includes the applicable tasks for wireless networking for each element of the audit mentioned above using Microsoft Project or an Open Source alternative, such as Open Project, and planning for the audit to be a two (2) week audit.
3d. Develop a project plan which includes the applicable tasks for cloud computing for each element of the audit mentioned above Using Microsoft Project or an Open Source alternative, such as Open Project, and planning for the audit to be a two (2) week audit.

Weight: 3%

Did not submit or incompletely developed a project plan which includes the applicable tasks for cloud computing for each element of the audit mentioned above using Microsoft Project or an Open Source alternative, such as Open Project, and planning for the audit to be a two (2) week audit. Partially developed a project plan which includes the applicable tasks for cloud computing for each element of the audit mentioned above using Microsoft Project or an Open Source alternative, such as Open Project, and planning for the audit to be a two (2) week audit. Satisfactorily developed a project plan which includes the applicable tasks for cloud computing for each element of the audit mentioned above using Microsoft Project or an Open Source alternative, such as Open Project, and planning for the audit to be a two (2) week audit. Thoroughly developed a project plan which includes the applicable tasks for cloud computing for each element of the audit mentioned above using Microsoft Project or an Open Source alternative, such as Open Project, and planning for the audit to be a two (2) week audit.
3e. Develop a project plan which includes the applicable tasks for virtualization for each element of the audit mentioned above Using Microsoft Project or an Open Source alternative, such as Open Project, and planning for the audit to be a two (2) week audit.

Weight: 3%

Did not submit or incompletely developed a project plan which includes the applicable tasks for virtualization for each element of the audit mentioned above using Microsoft Project or an Open Source alternative, such as Open Project, and planning for the audit to be a two (2) week audit. Partially developed a project plan which includes the applicable tasks for virtualization for each element of the audit mentioned above using Microsoft Project or an Open Source alternative, such as Open Project, and planning for the audit to be a two (2) week audit. Satisfactorily developed a project plan which includes the applicable tasks for virtualization for each element of the audit mentioned above using Microsoft Project or an Open Source alternative, such as Open Project, and planning for the audit to be a two (2) week audit. Thoroughly developed a project plan which includes the applicable tasks for virtualization for each element of the audit mentioned above using Microsoft Project or an Open Source alternative, such as Open Project, and planning for the audit to be a two (2) week audit.
3f. Develop a project plan which includes the applicable tasks for cybersecurity and privacy for each element of the audit mentioned above Using Microsoft Project or an Open Source alternative, such as Open Project, and planning for the audit to be a two (2) week audit.

Weight: 3%

Did not submit or incompletely developed a project plan which includes the applicable tasks for cybersecurity and privacy for each element of the audit mentioned above using Microsoft Project or an Open Source alternative, such as Open Project, and planning for the audit to be a two (2) week audit. Partially developed a project plan which includes the applicable tasks for cybersecurity and privacy for each element of the audit mentioned above using Microsoft Project or an Open Source alternative, such as Open Project, and planning for the audit to be a two (2) week audit. Satisfactorily developed a project plan which includes the applicable tasks for cybersecurity and privacy for each element of the audit mentioned above using Microsoft Project or an Open Source alternative, such as Open Project, and planning for the audit to be a two (2) week audit. Thoroughly developed a project plan which includes the applicable tasks for cybersecurity and privacy for each element of the audit mentioned above using Microsoft Project or an Open Source alternative, such as Open Project, and planning for the audit to be a two (2) week audit.
3g. Develop a project plan which includes the applicable tasks for network security for each element of the audit mentioned above Using Microsoft Project or an Open Source alternative, such as Open Project, and planning for the audit to be a two (2) week audit.

Weight: 3%

Did not submit or incompletely developed a project plan which includes the applicable tasks for network security for each element of the audit mentioned above using Microsoft Project or an Open Source alternative, such as Open Project, and planning for the audit to be a two (2) week audit. Partially developed a project plan which includes the applicable tasks for network security for each element of the audit mentioned above using Microsoft Project or an Open Source alternative, such as Open Project, and planning for the audit to be a two (2) week audit. Satisfactorily developed a project plan which includes the applicable tasks for network security for each element of the audit mentioned above using Microsoft Project or an Open Source alternative, such as Open Project, and planning for the audit to be a two (2) week audit. Thoroughly developed a project plan which includes the applicable tasks for network security for each element of the audit mentioned above using Microsoft Project or an Open Source alternative, such as Open Project, and planning for the audit to be a two (2) week audit.
Section 4: Disaster Recovery Plan
4a. Develop a disaster recovery plan (DRP) for recovering from a major incident or disaster affecting the organization, wherein the organization must have no data loss.

Weight: 7%

Did not submit or incompletely developed a disaster recovery plan (DRP) for recovering from a major incident or disaster affecting the organization, wherein the organization must have no data loss. Partially developed a disaster recovery plan (DRP) for recovering from a major incident or disaster affecting the organization, wherein the organization must have no data loss. Satisfactorily developed a disaster recovery plan (DRP) for recovering from a major incident or disaster affecting the organization, wherein the organization must have no data loss. Thoroughly developed a disaster recovery plan (DRP) for recovering from a major incident or disaster affecting the organization, wherein the organization must have no data loss.
4b. Develop a disaster recovery plan (DRP) for recovering from a major incident or disaster affecting the organization, wherein the organization must have immediate access to organizational data in the event of a disaster.

Weight: 7%

Did not submit or incompletely developed a disaster recovery plan (DRP) for recovering from a major incident or disaster affecting the organization, wherein the organization must have immediate access to organizational data in the event of a disaster. Partially developed a disaster recovery plan (DRP) for recovering from a major incident or disaster affecting the organization, wherein the organization must have immediate access to organizational data in the event of a disaster. Satisfactorily developed a disaster recovery plan (DRP) for recovering from a major incident or disaster affecting the organization, wherein the organization must have immediate access to organizational data in the event of a disaster. Thoroughly developed a disaster recovery plan (DRP) for recovering from a major incident or disaster affecting the organization, wherein the organization must have immediate access to organizational data in the event of a disaster.
4c. Develop a disaster recovery plan (DRP) for recovering from a major incident or disaster affecting the organization, wherein the organization must have critical systems operational within 48 hours.

Weight: 7%

Did not submit or incompletely developed a disaster recovery plan (DRP) for recovering from a major incident or disaster affecting the organization, wherein the organization must have critical systems operational within 48 hours. Partially developed a disaster recovery plan (DRP) for recovering from a major incident or disaster affecting the organization, wherein the organization must have critical systems operational within 48 hours. Satisfactorily developed a disaster recovery plan (DRP) for recovering from a major incident or disaster affecting the organization, wherein the organization must have critical systems operational within 48 hours. Thoroughly developed a disaster recovery plan (DRP) for recovering from a major incident or disaster affecting the organization, wherein the organization must have critical systems operational within 48 hours.
4d. Develop a disaster recovery plan (DRP) for recovering from a major incident or disaster affecting the organization; include within the DRP the audit activities needed to ensure that the organization has an effective DRP and will be able to meet the requirements stated above.

Weight: 7%

Did not submit or incompletely developed a disaster recovery plan (DRP) for recovering from a major incident or disaster affecting the organization; did not submit or incompletely included within the DRP the audit activities needed to ensure that the organization has an effective DRP and will be able to meet the requirements stated above. Partially developed a disaster recovery plan (DRP) for recovering from a major incident or disaster affecting the organization; partially included within the DRP the audit activities needed to ensure that the organization has an effective DRP and will be able to meet the requirements stated above. Satisfactorily developed a disaster recovery plan (DRP) for recovering from a major incident or disaster affecting the organization; satisfactorily included within the DRP the audit activities needed to ensure that the organization has an effective DRP and will be able to meet the requirements stated above. Thoroughly developed a disaster recovery plan (DRP) for recovering from a major incident or disaster affecting the organization; thoroughly included within the DRP the audit activities needed to ensure that the organization has an effective DRP and will be able to meet the requirements stated above.
4e. 3 references

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No references provided Does not meet the required number of references; some or all references poor quality choices. Meets number of required references; all references high quality choices. Exceeds number of required references; all references high quality choices.
4f. Clarity, writing mechanics, and formatting requirements

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More than 6 errors present 5-6 errors present 3-4 errors present 0-2 errors present