Vol. 75 Nbr. 6, December 2018
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- THE SMART, SMALL INTERNAL AUDIT FUNCTION.
- Reader Forum.
- MISSING THE MARK ON STRATEGIC THREATS: Many CEOs and board members are underestimating reputation and culture risks in their organizations.
- CORRUPTION RISK RUNS HIGH WORLDWIDE: Governance index shows increased vulnerability to money laundering.
- INNOVATION CHALLENGED: Directors may not be prepared to address unfamiliar risks.
- BOARDS WEIGH IN ON DIGITAL INITIATIVES: Many organizations aren't prepared for cyber challenges.
- DRIVING TECHNOLOGY ADOPTION: Asif Siddique, head of Global Technology & Privacy Assessments at Oracle Corp., says internal audit has a role to play in emerging technologies.
- ADDING VALUE IN R&R AUDITS: Internal auditors can focus on specific areas of revenue and receivables audits to ensure alignment with organizational objectives.
- AUDITING BLOCKCHAIN: Internal auditors need to focus on new risks and opportunities posed by blockchain technologies.
- A NEW AGE OF IT GOVERNANCE RISK: Internal auditors need to plan for assessing oversight of transformative technology projects.
- A CASE OF MISPLACED TRUST: A long-time company employee steals $4 million to fund her business venture.
- Small but tech savvy: Audit functions with limited resources are making the most of their technology.
- STEPS to right-size internal audit: With the right benchmarking measures, chief audit executives can effectively size their internal audit departments.
- The RISE of Automation: Emerging technologies such as AI present a host of risks, and opportunities, for auditors to consider.
- Penalizing Corruption: The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's Whistleblower Program has fined companies more than $1 billion since 2011.
- Breaking free of mental traps: Internal auditors can take steps to avoid overthinking that can affect audits and service to clients.
- Real-world Education: A university and health-care company partnered to create an internal audit internship program that equips students to hit the ground running.
- STARTING SMALL: Launching a one-person audit function takes patience, focus, and relationship building.
- PRICE VERSUS VALUE: The only thing internal auditors should be selling is the value they provide.
- DOING THE RIGHT THING: Today's boards are taking a closer look at corporate culture.
- IIA Calendar.
- CREATING A BETTER SOCIETY: Internal auditors should contribute to the collective public good.