Risk Advisory Services
Helping you reduce risk when everything seems uncertain.
Scrutiny from industry regulators and pressure from stakeholders to limit risk are unprecedented. At McGladrey, our management consultants provide customized risk management advice to the C-suite and boards of directors. Advice that supports your strategic goals and helps you: anticipate and meet evolving risk and regulatory compliance requirements; add value to operating and compliance processes; and maintain the security of your most valuable information assets.
We combine in-depth industry experience, a collaborative, risk-based approach and flexible options — all designed to minimize risk without stifling legitimate growth opportunities.
Most Popular Insights
Enterprise risk management for consumer products companies
A thorough risk management strategy is imperative to the success of consumer products companies. Learn how to implement a comprehensive ERM strategy to address risk and drive awareness throughout the organization.
Cloud risks: Striking a balance between savings
Migrating to the cloud can significantly reduce infrastructure, staffing and software expenses, but organizations also must be aware of potential regulatory, security and privacy risks.
NASDAQ withdraws proposed rule change requiring listed companies to have an internal audit function
NASDAQ has withdrawn its proposed rule change requiring listed companies have an internal audit function.
Global Corruption Law Compliance Report: Insights from the middle market
As middle-market organizations expand globally, exposure to corruption and bribery risks is on the rise. Learn how peers are managing these risks, and best practices to help ensure your business remains compliant amid increased FCPA and U.K. Bribery Act enforcement.
Cyber security: How companies can protect themselves from hackers
Listen to this audiocast on The Wall Street Journal Radio Network on the importance of understanding why your company is being targeted.
IT security risk survey
Find out if your risk management strategy is aligned with the needs of your business.
Managing information security risk
While many manufacturers and distributors feel there is little risk to sensitive corporate information being obtained by hackers, there is a rising tide of threats to information security. If not addressed thoroughly, malicious software attacks can put a company’s reputation, capital reserves and even its very survival at risk.
Bridging Effectiveness Gaps: A Candid Look at Board Practices
A white paper addressing communication issues between management and the board with a focus on strategy and risk, executive compensation, CEO succession planning and board evaluations.
How the updated FFIEC guidance on Internet banking security affects your credit union
We address the "need to know" issues raised in the June 2011 FFIEC supplement to the 2005 Authentication in an Internet Banking Environment.
Troubled debt restructuring: Not just an accountant’s problem
Have you evaluated if your credit union is adequately addressing the slew of risks involved with impaired loans? Internal control considerations must be addressed before they become a problem.
Creating a culture of integrity is the cornerstone of
Financial institutions must focus beyond hard controls and emphasize every employee’s responsibility to detect and report fraud.
Payment Card Industry compliance for financial institutions
This white paper addresses the types of financial institutions that are required to comply with PCI standards, whether PAN encryption and PA DSS certifications negate the need to demonstrate PCI compliance, and much more.
Wire fraud and identity theft: Risks and prevention for banks and consumers
While much attention is paid to the cost of identity theft for individual victims, management of financial institutions should consider their responsibilities and the impact such crimes have on their banks.
Which SOC controls report is right for your organization?
SOC reports demonstrate the strength of financial, operational and data protection controls at your organization. However, several options exist, and it is important to determine which is appropriate.
Insights for Governance and Growth
An eight-page summary produced with NACD covering key governance issues, including Dodd-Frank, cloud computing, enterprise risk management and IT security and privacy.
Enterprise risk management: The board's role in corporate governance
NACD's Steve Kalan and McGladrey's John Brackett discuss the differences between risk oversight and risk management, and how directors help identify and monitor risks throughout the organization.
Cloud computing: Security, privacy and strategy for the boardroom
McGladrey's Daimon Geopfert discusses the hidden costs and risk oversight strategies board members need to address as their organizations evaluate and adopt cloud computing solutions.
IT security failures: Detection and correction
The question isn't really "if" an IT security failure will occur, it's "when." This episode of NACD's BoardVision features Daimon Geopfert, McGladrey national leader for security and privacy, discussing the critical role board members play during the detection and correction phase of an incident
E-commerce: Defining its scope and risks within the retail industry
E-commerce has emerged as a bright spot for retailers following several challenging years. However, the strategy touches on multiple areas of the business and there are significant risks to consider.
Corporate culture: Creating guardrails against unacceptable behavior
Corporate culture sets the tone for organizational behavior and employee activity, often differentiating highly successful organizations from those struggling with morale, efficiency and other challenges.
Enterprise risk management: A pragmatic, four-phase implementation plan
The financial crisis and subsequent elevation of risk scrutiny by regulatory and governmental bodies dictates that enterprise risk management is no longer an option, but a necessity for companies.
The Ultra-Secure Network Architecture
Find out how you can ensure you are in compliance with e-commerce and other transactional environments that handle private information.
Internal Audit's Journey from Compliance Cop to Risk Advisor
The Sarbanes-Oxley Act reshaped internal audit's role in corporate governance. Learn more about the key factors that helped redefine the mission of the internal audit department.
Jumping Safely on Board the Social Networking Train
A social media presence has become imperative, presenting a valuable opportunity to engage current and potential stakeholders. Find out how to develop a strategy that adds value and mitigates risk.
Health Care Internal Audit: Identifying Prevalent Risks
within Your Organization
With recently heightened regulatory requirements and a highly competitive business environment, it's critical for your health care organization to evaluate and address risk.