BKD Services

Cybersecurity & IT Risk

BKD's Cybersecurity Pros Work Smarter to Help Protect Your Organization

In today’s increasingly connected world, your organization faces a number of high security risks. Identity theft, network hacking and ransomware could occur any time and expose your company’s vital information. BKD’s cybersecurity team can help your organization develop a plan to protect against unforeseen attacks. Whether you want to prepare for the worst, respond to a breach or remedy weaknesses in your systems, BKD is ready to assist.

BKD WhiteHat Services

Drawing on extensive cybersecurity expertise, BKD WhiteHat Services helps give you peace of mind by combating BlackHat threats and guiding you through the necessary steps to address cyberthreats. With this monthly subscription, you’ll have access to a full suite of cybersecurity services, including a subscription to IntegraReport™—BKD’s fraud hotline service that can be used to report cyber incidents.


General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Services

As a leader in your organization, you have a big responsibility to protect client data. The European Union released guidance on the General Data Protection Regulation, and every organization that possesses personal data for EU citizens was required to comply by May 25, 2018, or face hefty fines and penalties. BKD has been protecting data since before it was a hot issue. Let one of our consultants work smarter for you and help keep your organization a step ahead in the ever-changing data security landscape.


Enterprise Risk Solutions

Need to create a risk mitigation plan designed for your organization? BKD can help develop a comprehensive, top-down strategy with tailored solutions for your changing needs.

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Fraud & Data Security

Keeping data secure helps businesses manage risk and mitigate fraud. BKD offers business data security, financial risk management, fraud management, data network analysis and Sarbanes-Oxley reviews. 

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IT Audits & Risk Assessment

IT reviews, risk assessments and compliance reviews can help your organization ward off cyberattacks and stay on track with required guidelines. Take a closer look at how we can help.

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Penetration Testing

Our network security testing process emulates a true hacking approach to mimic attacks. We offer internal and external penetration testing and provide recommendations for shoring up vulnerabilities to strengthen your perimeter defenses.

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SOC for Cybersecurity

The American Institute of CPAs released a framework designed to help increase trust and transparency over your organization’s controls as it relates to a cybersecurity risk management program. This type of examination is appropriate for virtually any organization, including businesses and not-for-profit organizations. It allows for flexibility through a customized security framework and helps build resilient organizations that know the effectiveness of their cybersecurity controls. Think this might be for you? Reach out, and read more here.


Access Analyzer

An employee with too much access can pose a risk to your organization. BKD’s Access Analyzer can help you separate conflicts of duty and ensure employees only have the access they need to do their jobs.

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Cyber Chat Video Series

Hear from accounting leaders about why cybersecurity should be a top priority. 

Research has shown that the average cost of a data breach is $3.86 million dollars.1 If that number seems overwhelming, consider this: the likelihood of a recurring breach within two years is 27.9%. 

As modern life becomes increasingly dependent on technology, cloud storage, blockchain technology and artificial intelligence it is vital that the cybersecurity frameworks in place are robust. BlackHat hackers stand ready with techniques like ransomware, phishing scams, and other attacks to steal data and make a quick buck. 

You need cybersecurity solutions that provide protection of your organizations most important assets. Below are videos from Cindy Boyle, the partner that leads BKD Cyber. She sat down with Eric Hansen, BKD’s Chief Operating Officer and current President of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) and Olivia Kirtley, past President of the AICPA and board member to several publically traded companies to discuss cybersecurity through their unique lens.




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