The public sector faces unprecedented risks — and opportunities. With change driven by political uncertainty, budgetary constraints, constituency demands, technological innovation, and regulatory pressures, governments around the world are rapidly transforming. Clearly, new approaches are required to minimize the risks and maximize the opportunities facing public sector organizations.
The Enterprise Risk Services (ERS) practices of Deloitte member firms help governments around the world improve performance and achieve objectives. Through a Risk Intelligent approach to managing financial, technology, regulatory, and operational risk, ERS assists public sector organizations in their efforts to deliver value to their constituents. The range of ERS services span issues such as budget constraints and accountability, financial reform, healthcare reform, security and privacy, aging population, and technology.
Risk Services for Public Sector Organizations
Cyberspace has joined land, air, sea, and space as additional front for global conflict. Potential targets include governments and critical infrastructure such as banking, utilities, telecommunications, energy and transportation, as well as private industry and individuals.
The Cyber Security professionals at Deloitte member firms offer an array of services to assist public sector clients in operating securely in our digital environment.
Governance and Risk Management
Risk management processes in the public sector have been historically focused on internal controls, financial reporting, and testing. However, a number of other factors are now in play:
A clear business case exists for proactively addressing the full range of risks that threaten a public sector organization's mission or impact its future funding.
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