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Thinking About Your 2014 Audit Plan? Here's How It Should Look (Infographic)

Posted by Sharise Cruz on Tue, Nov 26, 2013 @ 02:56 PM

Do you think your IT security is ready to meet the challenges that your organization will face in 2014? If your answer is no, you're not alone - the results of Protiviti's latest IT Audit Benchmarking Survey indicate that when it comes to IT and cybersecurity, many organizations need to make improvements to their IT audit coverage.

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Topics: Protiviti, social media risk, infographics, IT governance, cloud computing, cybersecurity, IT security, IT risk, ERP

ISO/IEC 27001 and 27002: What Are the Significant Changes?

Posted by Sharise Cruz on Wed, Oct 30, 2013 @ 12:27 PM

In November 2013, the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) will formally release long-anticipated updates to ISO/IEC 27001 and 27002. The last time these standards were updated was in 2005. 

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Topics: Protiviti, information technology risk, IT audit, IT governance, IT infrastructure, security, flash report

Auditing IT Initiatives Is a Recommended Quality Practice

Posted by Sharise Cruz on Fri, Aug 30, 2013 @ 07:00 PM

Changes to a company’s information technology (IT) environment, both information systems and the underlying platforms, are a source of significant operational risk for every organization. To protect its IT investment and reduce operating risk, robust change management processes are critical. The need for a positive control environment and a very unforgiving attitude regarding unauthorized IT changes by management cannot be overemphasized. Insufficiently tested IT changes is an unacceptable practice.

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Topics: Hot Issues, IT audit, Dan Swanson, IT governance, IT infrastructure, IT strategy

Social Media Risk and Ethics: The SEC Clarifies Regulation FD

Posted by Sharise Cruz on Mon, Apr 08, 2013 @ 12:35 PM
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Topics: Protiviti, laws & regulations, information technology risk, social media risk, IT governance, regulatory updates, SEC, regulatory compliance, IT strategy

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