Information Technology

Information Technology permeates every aspect of an organization. We believe that every company, whether public or private, benefits from a system-wide focus on IT management. Our services are tailored to reflect your company’s culture and scaled to your IT environment.

 

Engagement ExamplesPotential Benefits

  • IT Risk Assessment
  • Better understand potential IT risks and map key risks across organizational structures
  • Develop a strong risk management program to prioritize IT efforts, both current and near future
  • Expand comprehensive intelligence to help ensure effective IT strategic planning

  • IT Security Review
  • Reduce unnecessary systems or application downtime
  • Limit exposure to litigation, regulatory action, or loss of business due to a security event
  • Increase awareness of specific risks to the environment and create effective mitigation strategies

  • SCADA Systems Security
    Audit
  • Improve security of critical operations
  • Improve network resiliency of control systems
  • Increase “up time” of network
  • Reduce risk of fines or legal action

  • HIPAA/HITECH
    Information Security Audit
  • Demonstrate the company has performed sufficient due diligence and is in compliance with applicable regulations
  • Define privacy applications and IT processes
  • Develop HIPAA risk assessment based on industry standards
  • Define risk mitigation plan for each risk and determine appropriate process owner

  • IT FERC Compliance
    Assessment
  • Identify personnel, business areas, and computer systems subject to applicable FERC regulations
  • Evaluate HR and IT procedures regarding new hires, transfers, terminations, and corresponding user security access changes, including physical access to restricted areas
  • Help ensure FERC compliance

  • IT General Controls
    Assessment
  • Enhance systems reliability, performance, and security
  • Improve end user support
  • Reduce down time due to implemented changes

  • IT Systems Development and
    Implementation Review
  • Greater consistency of project management; on time and on budget
  • Ensure IT systems meet the company’s objectives and needs
  • Timely project transparency regarding status, timing, costs, and delivered functionality

  • IT Change Management
  • Establish consistent process for recording, assessing, and prioritizing change requests
  • Improve change oversight and increase communications forums
  • Improve IT system stability and reduce downtime through appropriate planning, testing, and implementation schedules
  • Achieve success on complex, high-impact changes

  • IT Policies and Procedures
    Services
  • Establish relevant IT policies and procedures
  • Increase understanding of rationale and compliance
  • Decrease ad-hoc or insufficient practices for managing IT assets and services