Consulting and Internal Audit Support

Rimell Associates provides high-quality consulting services to a wide variety of public and private sector organisations who have decided to outsource their IT audit, have had difficulty finding a suitably experienced permanent member of staff, or who just want to have a specific area of IT reviewed by an expert.

We can perform an IT audit quickly, efficiently and cost-effectively. Our senior director Steve Rimell has carried out hundreds of audit reviews for large and small organisations. Our consulting services include:

Planning the audit

Producing audit control objectives and agreeing them with the IT department

Performing the audit field work, using our own audit automation techniques where possible

Evaluating the control identified during the audit and recommending improvements where necessary

Discussing the audit findings with IT management

Preparing the draft audit report

Attending audit committees to assist the internal auditors with the presentation of the final audit report

Some recent examples of audits we have carried out for our clients or provided assistance:

Windows 2003 and Active Directory review, using our own audit automation scripts

E-commerce security review of all electronic communication

Complete review of network security

Review of IT disaster recovery policies and procedures

UNIX, Windows and Oracle user/group administration review

Firewall, web services and e-mail vulnerability tests

Review of IT standards and policies

Review of Oracle E-business suite security

We perform all our audits on a 'technology transfer' basis if required - the customer's audit staff are always welcome to participate and learn as the audit proceeds. We maintain full of professional indemnity insurance, and operate to the highest standards of data confidentiality. Click here to see why clients choose to work with us.