Protiviti Selected by Independent Research Firm for Industry Survey on Information Security and Risk Consulting Services

Aug 19, 2010, 12:00 ET from Protiviti Inc.

MENLO PARK, Calif., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Protiviti Inc. (, a global business consulting and internal audit firm, is among the select companies Forrester Research, Inc. invited to participate in its "The Forrester Wave™: Information Security And Risk Consulting Services, Q3 2010" report. In this report, Protiviti's highest scores were for client feedback, consulting services, and future direction. Protiviti's IT risk consulting services help companies define IT requirements, determine the cost of delivery, and understand how to align IT investments and priorities with business objectives.



According to the report, "Protiviti has built a very loyal customer base over the years around its risk and compliance practice. Protiviti excels at helping companies that are struggling with multiple compliance requirements and looking to rationalize and prioritize the associated tasks and activities. Client references pointed to consultant audit experience, risk management, and staff as areas of strength." The report also suggested that clients "looking for audit and compliance expertise and good risk management capabilities and frameworks should look to Protiviti."

"Our participation in this year's Forrester Wave reflects the growth and maturation of our information security and risk consulting services," said Cal Slemp, managing director and global leader of the IT Security and Privacy practice at Protiviti. "As companies become increasingly connected and interdependent, they must understand and address IT security and privacy issues. Protiviti continues to develop new security and privacy programs that help organizations fully understand their risks as well as prevent and respond to challenges."

Protiviti's IT security risk management services include security program development and refinement, policy and process design, infrastructure architecture and implementation, technology and process assessment, and organizational transformation support. Protiviti's privacy risk management services help organizations identify all forms of sensitive consumer information that they possess and create the programs, processes and metrics needed to manage the information to meet international business and regulatory requirements such as AICPA Professional Code of Conduct, Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), EU Data Directive, Gramm-Leach Bliley Act (GLBA), Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), ISO 27001, PCI Data Security Standard, and Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA).

About Protiviti

Protiviti ( is a global business consulting and internal audit firm composed of experts specializing in risk, advisory and transaction services. The firm helps solve problems in finance and transactions, operations, technology, litigation, governance, risk, and compliance. Protiviti's highly trained, results-oriented professionals provide a unique perspective on a wide range of critical business issues for clients in the Americas, Asia-Pacific, Europe and the Middle East.

Protiviti has more than 60 locations worldwide and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE: RHI). Founded in 1948, Robert Half International is a member of the S&P 500 index.

Protiviti is not licensed or registered as a public accounting firm and does not issue opinions on financial statements or offer attestation services.

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