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Thursday, June 28, 2018

Armanino Strengthens Cybersecurity With Launch of Risk Assurance and Advisory Services

SAN RAMON, Calif. (June 28, 2018)Armanino LLP, one of the top 25 largest accounting and business consulting firms in the U.S., announced today it has launched a combined Risk Assurance and Advisory Services practice to enhance its ability to offer a wide range of risk and compliance solutions to clients.  The move brings an innovative approach to compliance with a holistic approach to compliance requirements, increased automation, real-time reporting and deep cybersecurity expertise.

The new service will combine traditional risk assurance services such as SOC 1/2/3 audit compliance, ISO 27001, internal audit, SOX 404 and HITRUST certification with a strategic advisory capability that includes critical needs such as business continuity, cybersecurity and privacy services, and enterprise risk management.

“The new Risk Assurance and Advisory practice is an integration of several risk-centric solutions that enables us to provide our clients with a more efficient and effective approach to managing their key risks,” said Liam Collins, partner-in-charge of Risk Assurance and Advisory Services. “This combination strengthens the firm’s ability to strategically engage with each client and provide a custom-tailored risk assurance plan that will protect their organization.”

Joining the practice is managing director Todd Bishop, who brings nearly two decades of experience in compliance, internal audit and IT assurance.  Prior to joining Armanino, he led Gap Inc.’s SOX 404 financial program, was chief audit executive at Dolby Laboratories and spent over a decade at PwC.  Todd has a bachelor’s degree from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.  He is a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors and the Information Systems Audit and Control Association.

To learn more about Armanino’s Risk Assurance and Advisory Services practice and how it can protect businesses and nonprofit organizations, please visit: https://www.armaninollp.com/services/risk-assurance/

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Armanino LLP (www.armaninollp.com) is one of the top 25 largest independent accounting and business consulting firms in the nation. Armanino provides an integrated set of audit, tax, business management, consulting and technology solutions to companies in the U.S. and globally. The firm helps clients adapt and change in every stage of business, from startup through rapid growth to the sale of a company. Armanino emphasizes smart technology, leading a cloud revolution of financial, operational, sales and compliance tools that are transforming the way companies do business. The firm extends its global services to more than 100 countries through its membership in Moore Stephens International Limited, one of the world's major accounting and consulting membership organizations. In addition to its core consulting and accounting practices, Armanino operates its division, AMF Media Group (www.amfmediagroup.com), a media and communications services agency. Its affiliate, Intersect Capital (www.intersectcapitalllc.com), is an independent financial planning, wealth and lifestyle management firm.