About Joseph

Joe Layne is a Director in Marcum’s Advisory Services practice. He oversees IT audits for large commercial clients, including public and private businesses. He is an experienced Information Systems Auditor with dynamic information systems risk, compliance and audit experience spanning 19 years across external Big Four Audit, Internal Audit and Information Technology.

Mr. Layne has worked in Information Technology as well as Internal and External audit developing a unique perspective having experienced the client side as well as performing client services. This allows him to better bridge the gap between broad regulations and the realistic impact or implementation of IT Risk and Controls with clients.

Mr. Layne offers ongoing education for clients around risk mitigation as well as risk assessments and consulting around prevention strategies and procedures. He assists clients develop protocols and internal controls for IT risk management.

Professional & Civic Affiliations

  • Information Systems Auditing and Control Association (ISACA)
  • Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council

Professional Designations

  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), ISACA
  • Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), ISACA
  • Payment Card Industry Professional (PCIP), PCI Security Standards Council
  • Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA), Microsoft
Practice Focus

IT Risk Management
IT Governance
IT Security Assessments
IT Audits
Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX)
SOC 1, 2, 3
HIPAA Security Rule
Internal Controls
PCI Compliance

Industry Focus

IT Audits
Risk Assessments and Mitigation
Public and Private Companies
Healthcare Organizations

Education

Bachelor of Science, Information Studies
Florida State University