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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

Protiviti publishes new “Guide to the Sarbanes-Oxley Act: IT Risks and Controls”

Posted by Dave Goff on Wed, Jan 02, 2013 @ 04:47 AM

Protiviti has published the second edition of its popular booklet, Guide to the Sarbanes-Oxley Act: IT Risks and Controls.

This publication is the definitive resource guide on IT risks and control issues related to compliance with SOX Section 404. This is a 45 page booklet covering an array of SOX-related topics in a questions and answers format.

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Topics: enterprise risk management, Sarbanes-Oxley, audit team, IT audit, COSO Framework, COSO, SOX, Data Integrity Risk, IT strategy, methodology, Application-Level Controls

Risks Associated with Data Integrity and Management Best Practices

Posted by Protiviti KnowledgeLeader on Mon, Oct 29, 2012 @ 12:00 PM


Failure to manage data integrity risk can have the following impact:

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Topics: Data Integrity Risk

What is Data Integrity Risk?

Posted by Protiviti KnowledgeLeader on Fri, Oct 19, 2012 @ 07:00 AM

Data integrity is the assurance that information can only be accessed or modified by those authorized to access the system. Measures taken to ensure integrity include controlling the physical environment of networked terminals and servers, restricting access to data, and maintaining rigorous authentication practices. Data integrity can also be threatened by environmental hazards, such as heat, dust, and electrical surges.

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Topics: Data Integrity Risk

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