In today’s technology-driven world, IT plays a significant role in contributing towards the success or failure of a company’s ability to achieve its business objectives. Businesses rely heavily on strategic IT capabilities and commodity services, such as email and network access. If IT’s focus, spend, activities and plans are not aligned with the business needs, then overall business performance can be significantly impacted.
Firms with superior IT governance have more than 25% higher profits than firms with poor governance given the same strategic objectives. These top performers have custom-designed IT governance for their strategies. Just as corporate governance aims to ensure quality decisions about all corporate assets, IT governance links IT decisions with company objectives and monitors performance and accountability. UHY Advisors’ IT Governance services helps you to design and implement an organization and supporting system of decision rights that will transform IT from an expense to a profitable investment.
To accomplish these goals, UHY Advisors’ deeply skilled management consultants leverage best practices and custom methodologies that have been refined over many years of practice, and open frameworks such as ISO/IEC 38500:2008. Corporate governance of information technology, Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT), and IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL) . We work with our clients to design and implement the custom IT governance solution that will help your company maximize the opportunity to realize the greatest benefits.
France’s new digital services tax applies a 3% tax to large digital companies, targeting revenue from online advertising, user data and intermediation platforms.
Cybersecurity touches our everyday life in many ways; online banking, debit/credit card use in
In the May 2019 Patch Tuesday release, Microsoft disclosed a remote code execution vulnerability (CVE-2019-0708) exists in Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) – formerly known as Terminal Services. The cyber industry has named this vulnerability BlueKeep.
Norman Comstock, managing director, discusses cybersecurity with Accounting Today in their recent article titled, “A Cyber Attack Only Takes Three Seconds.”
Finally, after two years of waiting, Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation takes effect starting today, May 25. Beyond just Europe, the regulation is expected to reshape how global organizations manage, share and protect their users’ personal data. Many organizations across the world have scrambled to be ready. But based on public statements from companies and client feedback, it is clear that many companies are still not in compliance.