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Audit Readiness Programs

Mainstay's Audit Readiness Programs for Information Systems provide our Clients with assurance that their technology environments will meet the rigorous standards applied during audits conducted by internal or external information systems auditors. These services include a comprehensive identification and modeling of business processes, management organization, and LAN/WAN mapping of areas affected by controls, review processes and audits.

Audit Readiness Programs cover all IT domains. The results of these programs provide our Clients with key observations, recommendations, and conclusions. In many cases, our Clients request specific follow-on services to develop internal control mechanisms which form the core management resources needed to manage IT security (e.g. security policy and procedures, disaster recovery plans).

Key Benefits
  • Comprehensive reviews of internal IT controls,
  • IT organization and management,
  • Information Processing Facility Operations (Data Center Operations),
  • Logical Access, Physical Access, and Environmental Controls,
  • Continuity of Business Operations (IT Disaster Recovery Planning),
  • Operating Systems and Application Software Acquisition Development, Maintenance, and Management,
  • Operating Systems and Application Software Security, and
  • Internet and Electronic Commerce Systems and Security.

Security Awareness Program Design/Development

Mainstay Training Professionals have extensive experience in the development of both Federal and Private Sector Security Awareness Programs. These programs have met the requirements of existing Plans/Policies and Procedures.

Risk Assessments

Federal and Public/Private Sector experience in the conduct of quantitative Risk Assessments and Cost Benefit Analysis.

Plan/Policy/Procedure Review/Development

Mainstay Analyst have extensive experience in the review, development and implementation of organizational Plans/Policies/Procedures. This experience is in the Federal, Public, and Private Sectors.

Disaster Recovery Planning

Mainstay Analysts have experience in the design, development and implementation of the Disaster Recovery Planning Process. This process will provide Process Overview, Team Organization, Plan Maintenance, and Plan Exercise.

Facility/Site Review

Federal and Public/Private Sector experience in facility review, evaluation, and design for a safe, secure and mission enhancing working environment.

Architecture Review/Enhancement

Mainstay Engineers and Analysts have designed, developed,  installed and maintained Federal, Public and Private Sector system architecture. They are experienced with both classified as well as sensitive but unclassified system architecture.

Countermeasure Review/Recommendation

Mainstay Engineers and Analysts working as a team have designed, developed, implemented and maintained countermeasures that are cost effective and mission enhancing allowing for a safe and secure work environment. They understand the criticality of Federal, Public and Private Sector infrastructures and the information processed or contained therein.

Federal Regulations

Mainstay Engineers and Analysts are well versed in all applicable Federal Regulations, Guidelines, Policies and Procedures.