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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
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Governance, Risk Management, and Internal Control in the Public Sector
January 20, 2015 - IFAC
IFAC Senior Technical Manager Vincent Tophoff was invited to give a presentation on risk management and internal control in the public sector to the US Interagency Council on Enterprise Risk Management at the White House Conference Center in Washington, DC. The audience was comprised of risk management and internal control managers throughout the various US federal departments and agencies, including the US Treasury and the Office of Management and Budget.
Provides direction on how the Internal Control-Integrated Framework (2013) and the Enterprise Risk Management-Integrated Framework (2004) can help organizations effectively and efficiently evaluate and manage cyber risks.
How to Protect against the 9 Most Common Cyber-Attacks
January 14, 2015 - CGMA Magazine
The 9 most common kinds of cyber-attacks–and how to prevent them
“There is no doubt in my mind that we will get to a safer and more secure digital world.” So said Jeff Spivey, president, Security Risk Management, in his presentation at The IIA’s 2014 All Star Conference. How that will happen is up for grabs, but Spivey offers some insight on what it will take to get there.
This report examines how the quality and value of risk reporting can be improved. It reviews current practice in risk reporting, the barriers to better risk reporting, the wishes of users, and the concerns of preparers.
Provides scoping and assessment ideas, approaches and guidance in support of the IT-related Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission’s (COSO) revised internal control objectives for financial reporting.
January 28, 2015 - Institute of Internal Auditors
January 23, 2015 - Accounting Today
January 22, 2015 - Compliance Week
January 22, 2015 - Wall Street Journal
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