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Risk Management & Internal Control

Proper risk management and internal control help organizations understand the risks they are exposed to, put controls in place to counter threats, and effectively pursue their objectives. They are therefore an important aspect of an organization’s governance, management, and operations. Professional accountants can and should play a leading role in helping their organizations achieve an integrated, organization-wide approach to risk management and internal control—which ultimately helps create, enhance, and protect stakeholder value. Read More


Cyber Security: It Isn’t as Clear as Us vs. Them

by Vincent Tophoff, Senior Technical Manager, IFAC | October 24, 2014 | 2

Cyber security is as much a technical issue as a behavioral issue. People and their motivations are behind every threat but people also make or break the lines of defense. Read More

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The Next Step–Resilience
by Bill Schneider, CPA, CGMA, Director of Accounting, Corporate Accounting Policy, and Executive Compensation Accounting, AT&T | September 30, 2014 |

Your organization’s survival could be tied to its capacity for resilience. Read More

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Our Return Appearance at IMA’s Conference: Upgrading Risk Management and Internal Control in Your Organization
by J. Stephen McNally, Finance Director and Controller, Campbell Soup Company, and Vincent Tophoff, Senior Technical Manager, IFAC | September 15, 2014 |

Summary of our recent hit presentation on how to upgrade risk management and internal control in your organization, given at IMA’s 2014 Annual Conference. Read More


IIA Looks to Enhance Its Internal Audit Framework—What Is Your Take?
by Vincent Tophoff, Senior Technical Manager, IFAC | August 14, 2014 | 1

The Institute of Internal Auditors issued an exposure draft on proposed enhancements to its International Professional Practices Framework—we would love to hear your views. Read More

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How to Manage Risk More Effectively—Make it Part of How You Manage
by Grant Purdy, Associate Director, Broadleaf | July 3, 2014 | 3

Managing risk is already a natural part of how people make decisions and execute them; risk management is already “integrated”. Risk management tools and processes should be adapted to suit the needs of the decision makers and their existing approaches to decision making rather than the other way around. Read More

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