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About Altius IT: IT Audits, IT Security Audits, and Network Security Audits.

IT security audit company with Certified Auditors helps meet security and compliance requirements.


About Altius IT

IT audit company

Altius means "higher" and it embodies our philosophy of providing higher level network security audit, risk management, assessment, and security consulting services. Altius IT's process includes an understanding of your business, the needs of your customers, and the broader marketplace in which you operate. By utilizing over 25 years of IT audit and security experience, our innovative ideas are a vital driver of client business success. 

Network security audit certifications

Certifications and Credentials
Founded in 1993, members of the Altius IT staff have performed over 1,000 audits and assessments over a wide range of industries. We are experts in our field as evidenced by the certifications listed below.

Audit and Risk Management

  • Audit - Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
  • Risk Management - Certified in Risk and Information Systems Controls (CRISC)

Security and Penetration Testing

  • Security - Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Intrusion Security Professional
  • Penetration Test - Certified Penetration Tester (CPT)
  • Ethical Hacking - Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)

Technical Certifications

  • Virtual Networks - VMWare Certified Professional (VCP)
  • Connectivity - Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
  • Microsoft Networks - Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE)
  • Apple - Apple Certified System Administrator (ACSA), Apple Certified Technical Coordinator (ACTC)
  • Asset Management - Altiris ACE (Altiris Certified Engineer)
  • Mainframes - Certificate in Data Processing (CDP)


  • IT Management - Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT (CGEIT)
  • Project Management - Certified Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Service Management - Certified in Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
  • Performance Management - Certified Lean Practitioner (CLP)


  • Ph.D. - Computer Science
  • Master of Science - Management Information Systems (Top 5 university)
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Leadership and Project Management
Each project is professionally managed by our experts who have over 30 years of management, audit, security, and technical experience. Accomplishments include:

  • Certified Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Experienced leadership - served as CIO for a subsidiary of Phillip Morris (Fortune 10 company)
  • Industry leadership - International Association of Professional Security Consultants (Board of Directors)
  • Past President of NetTech - nationwide association of 800 IT companies
  • Past President of APC - the Association of Professional Consultants
  • Senior Systems Analyst for #2 computer manufacturer
  • Graduated 1st in class from Top 5 university
  • Leading IT authority featured on MSNBC and in over 40 publications including The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Business Week, The Los Angeles Times, and many others
IT audit sustainability

Concerned about the environment? Altius IT is 100% carbon neutral. We've worked hard to create an environmentally friendly business that meet the needs of our clients. At Altius IT, we pride ourselves on providing best-in-class eco friendly green assessments Ė saving our clientís money while saving the environment. All because it's the right thing to do for our community, our clients and our business. Discover the Top 10 ways Altius IT adds business value.

                Top 10 ways Altius IT adds business value

If You Want a "Security Audit" You Need a Certified Auditor

Certified Information System Auditors

Certified Information Systems Auditors
Unlike a security consultant, Altius IT is certified as a Certified Information Systems Auditor to perform a security audit of your environment and issue reports and recommendations to secure your systems. After your audit, Altius IT's Auditor Opinion Letter and Secure Seal let your clients and prospects know you meet security best practice/compliance requirements.

See our In the News page for video clips of our experts on national television as well as over 40 publications featuring Altius IT. In addition to our auditor certifications, we hold many security, technical, and project management credentials.  More information is available on our About Us page.

Our comprehensive audit service uncovers gaps in your existing defenses so that you can better:

  • Fortify your information systems, applications, and network infrastructure
  • Comply with regulatory requirements
  • Protect your valuable assets

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Service Locations

Altius IT's services are provided throughout the United States and in selected international countries.
Our corporate HQ is located in Orange County California between Los Angeles and San Diego.
Contact us and we will help you choose the right audit.

Why Altius IT

Network security audit company

Proven solutions that deliver value

Trusted for 30 years to provide faster and more accurate diagnosis of security issues. We understand that itís not what we say, itís what we find that matters. 

Clear Independence
Altius IT has no constricting ties and no conflicts of interest. We are dedicated and responsive to our clients, allowing Altius IT to make recommendations that are aligned with your risk tolerance.

Cost Effective Recommendations
Altius ITís proprietary services provide a thorough 360 degree review of your risks. Our recommendations provide a clear description of risks found and as well as cost effective steps to secure your systems.

We know your industry.  Altius IT has over 25 years of security audit experience in every type of industry from small public firms to large government agencies.

Peer Awards and Recognition
Altius ITís experts are recognized by our peers as leaders in our field. Our staff has been elected by our peers into industry leadership roles and on the Board of Directors of international and national associations.

Best of Breed
Altius ITís security audit services have been featured on MSNBC and in over 40 publications including the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Business Week, the Los Angeles Times, and many others. See us In the News.

Highest Caliber Audit Team
Altius IT answers to global certifying bodies so you can be assured that all audits and recommendations are made under the highest level of quality, reliability, and thoroughness.