Technology Risk and Assurance

Our technology risk and assurance professionals help organizations address the challenge of managing technology risks in a way that is in line with their business strategy. Drawing from extensive experience in this arena, our teams employ in-depth risk management knowledge from our global organization to identify, understand, and manage technology-related risks effectively.

We provide custom-tailored guidance through your business�?unique challenges by offering services via either independent outsourcing or teamed arrangements to supplement internal functions. Our professionals provide independent, impartial assistance in technology and across the business. We bring insight from our work with private and public sector organizations as well as knowledge of industry-leading practice, regulation, and financial audit requirements.

Our primary technology risk and assurance services include:

  • IT enterprise-wide governance, risk, & compliance
  • IT internal audit
  • IT internal controls
  • External audit IT support

Our primary services are all supported by the following key competencies:

  • Program management
  • Strategic direction
  • People and organization
  • IT advisory
IT Enterprise-wide Governance, Risk and Compliance

Our professionals will help you create a reliable, integrated IT risk management environment that decreases complexity and cost while improving the performance and protection of existing assets.

We are experienced in the identification, prioritization, and remediation of risk across all IT functions. Our in-depth knowledge of software platforms from multiple providers ensures that our services are provided with the appropriate level of technology enablement.

Our areas of focus include the following services:

  • IT risk management and compliance
  • Enterprise-wide governance, risk, and compliance (EGRC) technology enablement advisory and implementation
  • Information management and analysis
  • IT effectiveness
  • Program advisory
IT Internal Audit

In order to reach their full potential, internal audit functions must understand the risks and opportunities that come with today’s technology systems and applications. Our global network of IT risk and assurance professionals will help your business assess the risks and vulnerabilities that are commonplace in IT environments while creating a comprehensive and ongoing program to deliver improved capability.

Our areas of focus include the following services:

  • IT internal audit co-sourcing/outsourcing �?provides a reliable source of advice for internal audit groups that wish to avoid maintaining highly specialized IT audit staff. This allows companies to avoid the challenge of recruiting a properly trained staff as well as the task expensive and time consuming task of keeping technical skills current.
  • IT internal audit transformation �?helps organizations to understand the misalignments, challenges, and improvement opportunities within their internal audit function from an IT perspective. Assisting business by identifying leading practices that can be quickly implemented, our services allow clients to achieve a more sustainable, effcient, and effective IT internal audit function.

IT Internal Controls

Some of the measures taken to mitigate business risks are directly related to IT operations. Our IT risk and assurance professionals assist in the design, implementation, and improvement of IT Internal Controls for information security, applications, and networks within the IT organization. We also help companies monitor the operating effectiveness of these controls, providing guidance through certification and third party reporting.

Our areas of focus include the following services:

  • Application controls and security
  • Business continuity management
  • Continuous control/process monitoring
  • Information security (including Attack & Penetration, ISO 27001 certification)
  • IT contract risk
  • IT infrastructure controls and security
  • IT risk remediation
  • Privacy
  • Third party reporting
  • Vendor selection assistance