Tim Maloney, IT Consulting & Audit Professional

Since 2002, Tim has partnered with his clients to support their efforts across three primary areas of expertise:

IT Strategy, Governance & Risk Management

IT Strategy, Governance & Risk Management

Partnering with companies to evaluate and improve their approach to aligning IT and Business objectives to facilitate organizational objectives while identify, managing and responding to IT-specific risks.

IT Process Improvement

IT Process Improvement

Helping IT personnel to improve their IT processes in order to improve their efficiency, effectiveness, and ability to meet audit/regulatory needs while mitigating risk to an acceptable level.

IT Audit & Compliance

IT Audit & Compliance

Collaborating with IT and Internal Audit personnel to evaluate the organization's control effectiveness and compliance with external regulatory requirements such as the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, COSO 2013, and FFIEC guidance.

What’s Behind the C-Suite Disconnect on Risk

Back in March, IT Business Edge published an article titled What’s Behind the C-Suite Disconnect on Risk.  This article references Protiviti’s Executive Perspectives on Top Risks for 2015 study, but it also asks a very important question: When does an IT risk (specifically cybersecurity) become strategic?  All to often, IT risks are viewed as tactical issues that need

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Protiviti’s Board Perspectives – Briefing the Board on IT Matters

Not surprisingly, technology is critical to the success of today’s businesses.  As a result, CIOs, CISOs and other senior IT leaders are increasingly being asked to brief their organization’s Board of Directors on IT topics.  But how effective are IT leaders in the messages that are delivered to the board.  This recent whitepaper from Protiviti’s Board

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Now Available – Protiviti’s 2015 Vendor Risk Management Benchmark Study

Many organizations rely heavily on external vendors and these vendors often have access to the organization’s sensitive information.  But what are organizations doing to manage the risks these vendors pose to their business.  That was the focus of Protiviti’s 2nd Annual Vendor Risk Management Benchmark Study. Below is a synopsis of the findings from this year’s report