Internal Audit and Information Technology

In today's global economy, risks - both operational and technology - span multiple countries and continents. In addition to the unique risks within each country and geographical region, there is also a myriad of local regulations that must be complied with. With extensive experience in both domestic and international IT regulations, Schneider Downs and its PrimeGlobal affiliates are uniquely positioned to assist your organization achieve both compliance and security. Our internal audit experience and services include:

  • Compliance with local data privacy and exchange regulations (including Directive 95/46/EC and GDPR)
  • J-SOX
  • Sarbanes-Oxley compliance for foreign entities doing business in the United States
  • Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

Additionally, our technology professionals are well versed in distributed systems and architectures. Services include:

  • Data discovery (including e-discovery and litigation support)
  • Wide area network (WAN) security, penetration testing and vulnerability assessments
  • Data and systems integration
  • Multi-country project management
  • Data consolidation
  • International tax system implementation and configuration
  • Distributed or cloud-based ERP implementation
  • Point-of-sale system security

case studies

big problem:
A not-for-profit client out of 401(k) compliance.
big thinking:
Allowing more contributions by highly paid employees.
big problem:
Hackers attempting a six-figure wire transfer.
big thinking:
Rapid action spearheaded active containment and response.

our thoughts on

When to Buy New Electronics? Now!
Make Europe Great Again
Bill S. 1564 Calls for Delay of CECL Implementation Until a Quantitative Economic Impact Study is Completed
Artificial Intelligence in Higher Education
Why Higher Education Institutions Must Comply with GDPR

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Map of Pittsburgh Office

One PPG Place, Suite 1700
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
p:412.261.3644     f:412.261.4876

Map of Columbus Office

65 East State Street, Suite 2000
Columbus, OH 43215
p:614.621.4060     f:614.621.4062