In a climate of increasing digital innovation and evolving threats in areas such as data governance, cloud, and cyber security, it's vital to stay ahead of technology-related risk.

Organisations are looking for technology assurance solutions that not only provide independent assurance over technology controls and processes but also pragmatic advice and tailored recommendations that add value to business stakeholders.

Taking a collaborative approach we'll work with you to deliver assurance across all three lines of defence, using our technical skills and market understanding.

  • Subject matter experts
  • Collaboration throughout
  • Holistic risk management
  • Subject matter experts
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    Our integrated subject matter experts cover a range of technical specialisms and bring senior-level experience in practice and industry to your project.
  • Collaboration throughout
    Collaboration throughout
    We work in partnership with you to deliver a tailored, value-adding service, by understanding your culture, objectives and assurance requirements.
  • Holistic risk management
    Holistic risk management
    We consider technology risks holistically by developing an in-depth understanding of your business to effectively identify and propose pragmatic solutions.
Chris Williams
Partner, Technology Risk Services
Chris Williams

Why Grant Thornton

We support you across a wide range of technical areas, risks and controls so you can make decisions with confidence. Whatever your size or industry, our experienced technology risk professionals and subject matter experts work with you to understand your business and manage your technology risks.

As your partner and challenger, we provide:

  • assurance over your key technology risks
  • advice on how to enhance your IT control environment
  • fresh insights that can help shape your business.

Our technology internal audits cover a broad range of subject areas

In addition, large corporates are now increasingly taking a proactive approach to technology risks and controls, establishing assurance functions and performing assurance exercises in the first and second line. We have experience in supporting technology risk functions and performing discreet technology risk engagements that cover a wide range of technical areas.

Areas we cover include:

  • cyber and information security
  • data privacy
  • technology resilience and IT disaster recovery
  • cloud
  • ERP security and implementations
  • technology infrastructure
  • IT strategies
  • software development and DevOps
  • data governance, maturity, and real-time insights
  • programme assurance
  • third-party risk
  • Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) testing
  • application reviews
  • integrated audits with the business auditors
  • controls automation
  • development of control frameworks

Trends in technology risks

Internal auditors and technology risk functions need to know how to respond to the emerging areas of technology risks their businesses face.