Category Archives: Technology Risk Services

Financial Statement Audits – IT Lessons Learned | Part III: Access, Passwords, Configuration, and Change Management

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In today’s world, it is imperative that confidential information does not end up in the wrong hands. Only authorized users should be able to view and change information. Strong passwords are an essential component of effectively restricting access to deter compromise attempts from internal and external actors. Considering the confidential nature of financial data and […]

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Financial Statement Audits – IT Lessons Learned | Part II: Risk Management

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This article is co-authored by Natasha Barnes. Vulnerable to IT risks? Often companies wait until an attack or incident happens to make important changes to their IT environment. After months in the field during audit season, Aronson has compiled tips to help companies proactively manage IT risks. Develop risk management policies and procedures. A risk […]

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Financial Statement Audits – IT Lessons Learned | Part I: Strategy & IT Governance

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This article is co-authored by Natasha Barnes. Summer has finally arrived and another busy season is done! While conducting IT risk assessments for financial statement audits, there were several recurring themes included in our findings. Our clients consisted of private organizations in construction & real estate, technology, government contracting, and professional services firms. We hope […]

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WannaCry Ransomware – What You Need to Do to Reduce the Risk and the Impact

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Last Friday May 12, 2017, approximately 200,000 systems located in 150 countries were impacted by WannaCry Ransomware attacks. WannaCry Ransomware is being regarded as the most damaging ransomware attack to date. This is due to the short amount of time in which a large quantity of systems were impacted over a wide spread of geographical locations. […]

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How Can Cybersecurity SOC Reports Be Useful to Your Organization?

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Cybersecurity can be an organization’s catalyst to success and its Achilles’ heel. Due to the vital role cybersecurity plays within virtually all organizations, it’s also becoming the price of admission to initiate business relationships. Considering cybersecurity is a global challenge, it’s becoming more important than ever for organizations to communicate the quality of these programs […]

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