• Technology, Risk & Security

Addressing your most sophisticated IT risks

As technology evolves, so do the underlying risks. And it’s not just limited to cybersecurity. Issues such as IT governance, outsourcing arrangements, and vendor management require the creation of sustainable systems that must be properly developed and monitored. Managing these risk in today’s dynamic world has never been more challenging as organizations rely on technology more than ever before to provide customers with access to information.

Regulatory bodies recognize the risks related to the increased access to sensitive information and have enhanced the requirement for controls to mitigate these risks. The public and the private sectors now have to contend with individual and customer expectations for improved information access and capabilities while also ensuring that the security, privacy, and availability of information are maintained. To satisfy these requirements, organizations must take a risk based approach to prioritize their efforts.

BDO’s Technology Risk & Security (TRS) professionals are knowledgeable with regulatory requirements, control frameworks, and best practices and have the industry experience to help our clients achieve their goals. Our TRS services help clients effectively manage their external vendor relationships and create value by minimizing the loss of valuable data while focusing on optimizing costs and reducing liability.

As clients grow, our practice tailors strategies to anticipate problems ahead of time. We assist in business continuity, disaster recovery planning, and benchmark against best practices by reviewing information security programs, implementing IT regulatory and compliance measures, helping convert from one system to another, and more.

Our team collaborates and shares information to ensure we have the most up-to-date and relevant knowledge about the latest threats to our clients. For instance, we are well versed in the ripple effect a security breach can have on a company’s operations, and we have deep knowledge of how to reduce IT risks, enhance existing systems, and protect against an attack.