Areas of Concentration
Peter Clarke has developed his passion for business and IT security over many years, as an accountant and as an IT security and risk professional, helping organizations understand both the financial and IT security risks within many sectors. Peter finds personal fulfillment in providing clients with customized industry best practices for many security frameworks that organizations are subject to including SSAE 21, HITRUST, PCI DSS, ISO 27001, NIST 800-53, among others.
Peter has over 15 years of experience in IT Assurance, Advisory, Risk, and Compliance services. Peter is experienced in organizing, planning, managing, and auditing client information technology systems using a risk-based approach for internal and external assessments. Peter has managed over 300 IT security and compliance assessments including, SOC 1, SOC 2, HIPAA, HITRUST, PCI DSS, and GDPR audits in his career. Peter has provided assessment services to a diverse range of industries including banking and finance, healthcare, government, retail, and wireless communications performing testing of IT general, business process, and application controls.
Additionally, Peter has operated as a director and lead for his organizations for over 6 years, and as AARC-360’s Executive Director, he ensures the organization’s compliance with necessary standards including AICPA Peer Reviews, ANAB and A2LA assessments, and PCI QSAC audits.
Peter also served a 2-year volunteer mission in Guatemala, performing service to the Guatemalan people in 6 different geographic areas. During that time, Peter learned fluent Spanish. Speaking Spanish has allowed Peter to travel to many Latin American countries and cross-cultural boundaries through his work and relationships.