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Auditing Social Media

Posted by Aspen Plummer on Mon, Jun 24, 2013 @ 02:46 PM

Social media continues to upend how the business world interacts with customers, and there’s no turning back. Lines of communication that once were almost universally unidirectional have become two-way conversations thanks to platforms like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and their brethren.

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Topics: information technology risk, human resources, Hot Issues, internal audit, social media risk, risk, audit, social media, Scott Springman

Auditing Travel Stories: The Good, the Bad, and the Risky

Posted by Aspen Plummer on Mon, Jun 10, 2013 @ 02:18 PM

In more than 20 years of experience as an auditor, I have had the good fortune to go on audit assignments and client meetings throughout the U.S. and in many countries of the world. Some trips were spectacular, landing me in the midst of great cities like New York, New Orleans and San Francisco. Others, however, put me in danger zones amidst civil war and natural disaster. If you’re a well-heeled auditor like me, you’ll appreciate the stories and advice I share in this article. If you have ever dreamed of getting that plum auditing role that includes travel, take note: it isn’t always what you imagined it to be. This article will help you understand the pros and cons of the traveling auditor’s life.

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Topics: Protiviti, information technology risk, Hot Issues, internal audit, Cross-border & Non-US issues, audit, project management, travel, audit assignments, network & internet security, Paul Pettit

Current Events and Headlines in Auditing and Risk Management: March 11-15

Posted by Sharise Cruz on Tue, Mar 12, 2013 @ 02:58 PM
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Topics: Sarbanes-Oxley, resources, internal audit, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, SOX, audit, news, risk management

Board Perspectives provides 10 risk oversight questions for 2013

Posted by Dave Goff on Thu, Jan 24, 2013 @ 04:52 PM

With each new year come new risk considerations. Changing markets and circumstances spawn new risks, alter risk profiles and reduce the effectiveness of established risk management capabilities. The risk oversight agenda should take such changes into account.

Is your board risk oversight agenda appropriately focused?

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Topics: risk assessment, Data Integrity Risk, risk, audit, board, risk oversight

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