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Two New IT RCMs Available on KnowledgeLeader

Posted by Lark Scheierman on Fri, Aug 19, 2016 @ 08:19 AM

The KnowledgeLeader team recently added two risk and control matrices (RCMs) to its tool repository. These RCMs focus on IT-oriented risks and controls. 

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Tags: internal audit, IT audit, risk assessment, IT risk, RCM, KnowledgeLeader tools

The Best of KnowledgeLeader: August Edition

Posted by Sharise Cruz on Fri, Aug 12, 2016 @ 08:49 AM


In case you missed them, these were the five most popular tools and publications on KnowledgeLeader last month:

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Tags: KnowledgeLeader articles, KnowledgeLeader tools, KL top five

KnowledgeLeader Power User Series: My Downloaded Document Won’t Open

Posted by Dave Goff on Fri, Aug 05, 2016 @ 09:16 AM

Occasionally I hear from people who have downloaded documents from the internet and then can’t open them. When this occurs on KnowledgeLeader, the first, easiest step is to download the document again and select “Save as” rather than “Save” or “Open” in the download dialogue box. This is the download dialogue box from Internet Explorer 11:

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Tags: internal audit, KnowledgeLeader Power User Series

The Best of KnowledgeLeader: July Edition

Posted by Sharise Cruz on Fri, Jul 29, 2016 @ 06:39 AM


In case you missed them, these were the five most popular tools and publications on KnowledgeLeader last month:

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Tags: KnowledgeLeader articles, KnowledgeLeader tools, KL top five

Three Sample Internal Audit Risk Assessment Questionnaires

Posted by Lark Scheierman on Fri, Jul 22, 2016 @ 02:04 PM

Internal audit performs a risk assessment to identify and prioritize key risks to best allocate the internal audit resources for the next year. This risk-based approach is focused on surveys/interviews of a cross-section of management personnel to solicit input from the potential customers of an internal audit function. The output from the surveys and interviews can be used to develop an audit plan that creates broad coverage through a blend of internal audits, control self-assessment and targeted external audit coverage.

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Tags: internal audit, risk assessment, KnowledgeLeader tools, Questionnaires

KnowledgeLeader Power User Series: Starting an Internal Audit Function

Posted by Dave Goff on Fri, Jul 15, 2016 @ 07:53 AM

Occasionally we get asked if we have any information about starting a new internal audit department or information for starting auditors. I’m happy to say we have this information in a handy booklet along with a lot of other great information.

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Tags: internal audit, KnowledgeLeader Power User Series

The Best of KnowledgeLeader: Q2 2016

Posted by Sharise Cruz on Mon, Jul 11, 2016 @ 06:41 AM

Each quarter, when I take a look at which audit tools and publications were most popular on KnowledgeLeader, I learn a lot about which content resonates most with our subscribers. 

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Tags: RCM, KnowledgeLeader tools, KL Top Ten

Do You Understand the Costs and Benefits of Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance?

Posted by Lark Scheierman on Fri, Jul 01, 2016 @ 11:36 AM

Sarbanes-Oxley compliance once was thought to be a relatively static, predictable process that organizations could rely on to be routine and, for the most part, static. Yet market and regulatory changes continue to make this a more dynamic process, with costs and hours continuing to rise for many organizations. The good news is that more organizations are recognizing the benefits of their compliance efforts through improved internal control structure and business processes.

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Tags: Sarbanes-Oxley, compliance, SOX, PCAOB

KnowledgeLeader Power User Series: What is CPE?

Posted by Dave Goff on Fri, Jun 24, 2016 @ 06:27 AM

A few weeks ago I did a post on KLplus, our subscription upgrade that adds access to online courses for CPE credit. Since then I’ve had a few people ask what CPE stands for and why they would need it, so I thought I would answer.

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Tags: KnowledgeLeader Power User Series, KLplus, CPE training

The Best of KnowledgeLeader: June Edition

Posted by Sharise Cruz on Fri, Jun 17, 2016 @ 08:34 AM


In case you missed them, these were the five most popular tools and publications on KnowledgeLeader last month:

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Tags: KnowledgeLeader tools, KL top five

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