PRTS Intelligence

PRTS Intelligence (Process, Risk and Technology Solutions) provides operational, finance, and technology professionals with insights into topics related to cybersecurity, internal audit, regulatory compliance, digital solutions, and informational technology, including best practices and process transformation.

Articles February 22, 2021 What To Do if an Enterprise Falls Victim to a Ransomware Attack

This article discusses steps an organization can take to minimize this risk of such an event, as well as a process to follow if a ransomware attack does occur.

Articles February 17, 2021 What To Do: Starting a New Job in a Virtual Work Environment

Companies have started hiring remote employees, meaning a completely virtual onboarding process, without ever having met teammates face-to-face. This content focuses on the opportunities and challenges inherent in this process.

Articles February 17, 2021 What To Do: Evaluating Internal Controls During an Initial Public Offering

An IPO may offer many benefits, but it comes with its own challenges. This article examines the importance of internal controls before, during, and after the process.

Articles December 09, 2020 Welcome to the ‘Virtual’ Financial Close

This article features a look at how a ‘virtual close’ utilizes cloud-based accounting systems to extract data from the general ledger that includes accounting transactions and balances to perform the tasks -- such as reconciliations and journal entry…

Articles December 07, 2020 Monitoring OCIE Alerts During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Two recent OCIE risk alerts covered risks pertaining to the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting remote work-from-home environment, including new cybersecurity threats and compliance risk considerations.

Articles December 04, 2020 Cybersecurity Risk Assessments: A Valuable Tool in Cyber Planning

This article examines how risk management programs are designed to factor new and emerging risk drivers, including strategies for properly anticipating and preventing cybersecurity-related risk events.

Articles September 02, 2020 Challenges of and Working in the COVID-19 Environment

EisnerAmper sat down with Jim Herrigel, managing director; David Sims, director; and Ken Park, senior vice president of Fortress Investment Group to discuss the challenges and impact that the current work environment has had on them, their teams and …

Articles September 02, 2020 EisnerAmper Q&A with John Corrado, Senior Director of Information Technology, Ovid Therapeutics Inc.

A conversation with John Corrado, Senior Director of Information Technology at Ovid Therapeutics, to talk about moving to a primarily remote workforce from a technical and security perspective and the difficulties that come with making this transitio…

Articles April 22, 2020 What is Agile Auditing?

This article addresses the agile approach to audit and internal audit, focusing on individuals and interactions rather than processes and tools. Agile emphasizes an iterative structure that provides flexibility, efficiency, and increased transparenc…