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- Professional Accountants in Business
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Independent Standard-Setting Boards
The International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board sets high-quality international standards for auditing, assurance, and quality control that strengthen public confidence in the global profession.
The International Accounting Education Standards Board establishes standards, in the area of professional accounting education, that prescribe technical competence and professional skills, values, ethics, and attitudes.
The International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants sets high-quality, internationally appropriate ethics standards for professional accountants, including auditor independence requirements.
The International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board develops standards, guidance, and resources for use by public sector entities around the world for preparation of general purpose financial statements.
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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 Breaches Survey 2016
June 22, 2016 - Gov.UK
Cybersecurity Startups Set for Surge
June 8, 2016 - Forbes
Sharpening the Board’s Role in Cyber-Risk Oversight
June 6, 2016 - Risk & Compliance Journal
ISCA Audit Committee Study Report 2015
June 2, 2016 - Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants
Six Steps to Shore Up Your Technology Defenses
May 31, 2016 - Journal of Accountancy
Nine Ways to Use Technology to Reduce Corruption
May 26, 2016 - The Guardian
Fraud without Frontiers: Accountants Face a Changing Global Issue
May 23, 2016 - Accounting Today
G-7 Nations Race to Bolster Security against Cyberattacks in Finance
May 23, 2016 - Wall Street Journal
CAQ "Profession in Focus," Episode 23
May 18, 2016 - Center for Audit Quality
- Internal Control-Integrated Framework
May 1, 2013 - Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO)
- Evaluating and Improving Internal Control in Organizations
June 28, 2012 - IFAC
- Evaluating and Improving Governance in Organizations
January 31, 2009 - IFAC
- Defining and Developing an Effective Code of Conduct for Organizations
May 31, 2007 - IFAC