Houston IT Audit | Houston Risk Management Consulting
We provide Houston IT Audits, Information Security Audits, Disaster Recovery and Planning, Houston Risk Assessment and Risk Management Consulting Services for all business verticals. Information Technology Audits, Information Security Audits, and Risk Strategy provides an organization with a road map for information security and information infrastructure protection with goals and objectives that ensure capabilities provided are aligned to business goals and your organization's risk profile. We evaluate the information technology, information security, organizational structure, current standards and specifications as well as the policy and procedures in place to repair, procure and implement technology within the organization as well. Citiscape IT provides top notch consulting services in IT audits, compliance engineering, risk management and controls for **ALL** businesses located in Houston, Texas. Let's face the facts; IT deals with information, and that information (more times than not) is confidential / proprietary to businesses, or dealing with federal or state regulated data like healthcare, private security, and many other forms of regulated data needing secured by responsible, state vetted and board certified security experts.
IT Audits and Information Security Audits are NOT:
- Performed by your IT Department
- Hardware inventory lists by the IT Department
- Software inventory lists by the IT Department
- Software licensing used by the company
- Active Directory List or User List by the IT Department
Houston IT Audit - IT Audit & Information Security Audit
Any third party Information Security Audit, including an IT Audit, that are accountable and legal according to industry standards adopted by certification boards such as ASIS and ISACA will at the very least contain the following:
- Inadequate information security and information technology security controls
- Inefficient use of corporate resources; poor governance or lack of governance
- Ineffective IT strategies, policies and practices
- IT-related frauds, user fraud, and misuse of company resources and equipment
- Examination and analytical reporting provided by gathering and assessment of factual information from network resources and log files, HR, IT controls, etc.
- Control Improvements
- Risk analysis and reporting and how to limit risks
- Penetration Testing, analysis and reporting
- Firewall log analysis and reporting
- User activity, controls audit, analysis and reporting
We use Microsoft Certified and Texas State Licensed senior level IT Security Professionals holding board certifications in security, coming from software development and IT backgrounds for decades. We specialize in top notch professional IT Consulting Services and Information Security Services, and also deal with legally protected information security, IT auditing, and compliance services (HIPAA, ADA, SOX). We partner with many businesses and medical practices to create customized information technology, information security, and business strategies as well as compliance engineering strategies. We will sit down with you to learn all aspects of your business or medical practice, and work with you to target your needs, establish goals and implement a tailored plan for your company or medical practice.
Citiscape IT provides experienced, trained, licensed and certified professionals to perform a full range of IT audit and IT consulting services using the most up-to-date methodologies and practices. We provide your organization with a comprehensive risk-based technical review of your computing environment including the following areas:
Business Applications Security and Processing
Databases Security and Management
Disaster Recovery Planning and Business Continuity
Network and server connectivity
Operating Systems Security and Configuration
Operations: (systems monitoring, scheduling, backup and offsite storage, problem management)
Physical Security and Environmental Controls
Program Change Management
Regulatory Compliance Audit and Assurance
Systems Development Life Cycle Methodology
Audit For Success!!
Proper business Governance of Information Technology dictates that Information Technology strategy is driven by the business strategy. The risk to business of failing to adopt and adapt to emerging technology cannot be under estimated.
We perform IT audits, compliance assessments, and network security evaluations, analysis and reporting. We document and test internal controls, evaluate IT processes, recommend changes to improve IT governance, and facilitate the implementation of best practices.
We review, analyze, and document IT systems, security, and process design and evaluate operating effectiveness to ensure the completeness and accuracy of information processing. We work with our clients to protect their data and enhance controls over their information technology infrastructure.
We provide IT audit, consulting, and advisory services for a wide variety of areas, including:
Applications and business process control reviews
Data Classification Evaluations
Data Center reviews
Database security reviews
Disaster Recovery Planning
HIPAA Security Reviews, Audit and Compliance Assessments
Information Privacy & Security
IT general controls reviews
LAN / WAN & Network Review
Network and infrastructure security reviews
Operating system security reviews
Sarbanes-Oxley readiness and process improvement services
System implementation reviews