Risk Assessment

Know Your Risks

Schneider Downs identifies and ranks an organization’s most likely and most potentially damaging risks, identifies controls in place, and pinpoints control gaps through the use of a formal risk assessment methodology.

After co-developing with you the strategic objectives for your assessment, our multidisciplinary team of internal auditors, IT specialists and subject matter professionals review all levels of the organization to assess risk, isolate control gaps and propose mitigation strategies for vulnerable areas. The results are typically used to drive a risk-based internal audit plan.

case studies

 
big problem:
Ransomware attack halted a global manufacturer's operations.
big thinking:
Recover and secure the system – fast – save $1 million in ransom.
 
big problem:
High tax burden for family-owned franchisor.
big thinking:
Comprehensive planning for a 15% tax reduction.

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The Wolf, the Goat and the Kid: An Unexpected Tale of Invoice Redirection Fraud

In the 1668 La Fontaine fable "The Wolf, the Goat, and the Kid", a mother goat leaves home in search of food, warning her daughter about the

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The Privacy of Consumer Banking Data and the Financial Data Exchange

As cyber threats and global regulations continue to intensify, the privacy and protection of consumer banking data remains a high priority of the financial

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National Flood Insurance Program Extension

As I watched the pounding rain from my window for the third straight day, I could only imagine the damage this unpredictable spring weather was inflicting

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Continued Compliance with CAISO SQMD Requirements in Non-Reporting Years

Is your utility company ensuring continued compliance with the CAISO SQMD requirements during non-reporting years? With the California Independent System

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Bill S. 1564 Calls for Delay of CECL Implementation Until a Quantitative Economic Impact Study is Completed

The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) issued a new expected credit loss accounting standard in June 2016. This new standard introduces the current

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Pittsburgh

One PPG Place, Suite 1700
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

contactsd@schneiderdowns.com
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Columbus

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Columbus, OH 43215

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p:614.621.4060     f:614.621.4062

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Washington, D.C.

1660 International Drive, Suite 600
McLean, VA 22102