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

Ransomware attack halted a global manufacturer's operations.
big problem:
Ransomware attack halted a global manufacturer's operations.
big thinking:
Recover and secure the system – fast – save $1 million in ransom.
High tax burden for family-owned franchisor.
big problem:
High tax burden for family-owned franchisor.
big thinking:
Comprehensive planning for a 15% tax reduction.

our thoughts on

Successfully Transitioning Significant Processes During Business Succession
Fraud Risk Assessments – What your Organization Should Consider
International Trade Deal Creates the World’s Largest Trading Bloc
Prop 24 passes in California What is it? What does it mean for privacy?
Election Day Winner: Data

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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

Map of Washington Office
Washington, D.C.

1660 International Drive, Suite 600
McLean, VA 22102