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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
Audit Committees may not be adept at defining what they need from you. If you figure out what inquiries and pressures they’re dealing with, you’ll transcend “strictly financial reporting” and be on your way to becoming a significant source of relevant information.
Nine tips to bolster thinking around data security.
Internal control helps an entity run its operations efficiently and effectively, report reliable information about its operations, and comply with applicable laws and regulations. This publication, also known as the "Green Book," sets the standards for an effective internal control system for federal agencies in the Unites States.
The Institute of Internal Auditors has released a new practice guide that shows how internal audit can provide significant assistance in business continuity management.
PwC have released their Global Economic Crime Survey. The firm surveyed 5,128 respondents from 99 countries and found those reporting economic crimes represented a 3% increase in 2011, when it conducted its previous survey.
A Risk Challenge Culture identifies nine areas critical to designing and implementing an environment that encourages, requires and rewards enquiries that challenge existing conditions.
This web page offers resources and information on digital security for small businesses.
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