Enterprise reliance on information technologies is ubiquitous and continuously changing in just about all enterprises today.  The risks presented to organizations by embedding IT throughout business processes continuously change due to technology evolutions and dynamic business environments. Palindrome assists organizations the IT controls they have placed throughout their operating environments to manage technology risks.

Palindrome applies an integrated approach that begins with development of a deep understanding of our client’s business models, technical architectures, and observed risks.  This is followed by examination of the design of general IT risks as well as unique, organization-specific risks that drive the implementation of the controls architecture.  The design evaluation quickly transforms into a study of the operational effectiveness of deployed IT controls, to inform management on the organizations success in managing observed IT risks.

The substantial technical depth of the Palindrome team’s knowledge provides a unique differentiator in the marketplace for IT Audit services, as Palindrome professionals provide in-depth technical risk treatment options to clients in the course of all audits. Identification of control weaknesses is an important part of the IT audit mission; however the Palindrome team offers pragmatic technical solutions to enable clients to swiftly development corrective action plans.

Palindrome relies on industry and regulatory guidance on IT controls to structure IT Audit engagements, including FFIEC IT Guidance and technical standards such as NIST CSF.  IT Audit team members have deep technical knowledge, mastery of IT audit practices, and a thorough understanding of challenges facing the industries we serve including financials, healthcare, energy, transportation, manufacturing – the economy’s most critical infrastructures.

Contact us to discuss ways our team can enhance the capabilities of your organization’s IT Audit function.