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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

Taking Audit’s Temperature: Healthcare Industry Risks and Trends

Posted by Sharise Cruz on Wed, Sep 04, 2013 @ 11:40 AM

In the Protiviti and Association of Healthcare Internal Auditors (AHIA) joint study, Top Priorities for Internal Auditors in U.S. Healthcare Provider Organizations, healthcare organizations responding to Protiviti’s 2013 Internal Audit Capabilities and Needs Survey provided an updated picture of how they rate their technical knowledge and skill levels and what competencies most need improvement.

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Topics: training & development, Hot Issues, internal audit, IT audit, social media risk, audit planning, healthcare, Thomas Witom

Mining Internal Audit’s Capabilities and Needs

Posted by Sharise Cruz on Wed, Aug 21, 2013 @ 09:51 AM
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Topics: Protiviti, Hot Issues, internal audit, IT audit, social media risk, audit committee & board, audit planning, webcasts, benchmarking

Internal Audit and Healthcare: Top Priorities for 2013

Posted by Sharise Cruz on Tue, Jul 23, 2013 @ 11:07 AM

In January 2013, healthcare provider organizations bid farewell to an era defined by uncertainty, at least with regard to healthcare reform, and ushered in an era that may very well be defined by volatility, at least in terms of internal systems, processes and procedures. If this assessment is an exaggeration, it is only a slight one. After all, one of the primary sources of uncertainty whether the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) would be implemented  was resolved in 2012, following the Supreme Court's monumental decision regarding the law's constitutionality. 

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Topics: Protiviti, internal audit, survey reports, IT audit, social media risk, compliance, quality assessment review, regulatory updates, healthcare, AHIA

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

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

2013 Internal Audit Capabilities and Needs Survey: Infographic, Video and Survey Report

Posted by Sharise Cruz on Tue, Mar 19, 2013 @ 10:38 AM
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Topics: laws & regulations, training & development, internal audit, continuous auditing, survey reports, IT audit, social media risk, fraud

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