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What You Need to Know About Compliance of GDPR

Posted by Protiviti KnowledgeLeader on Thu, Apr 04, 2019 @ 06:04 PM

Are You Familiar with GDPR?

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) became effective May 25, 2018, and introduced strict rules for the protection of the personal data of EU citizens. GDPR expanded the scope of previous EU regulations to include any data processor or data controller that processes the personal data of EU residents. Under this law, U.S. companies have to employ data transfer mechanisms (such as Privacy Shield) if they want to continue doing business – even online – with EU data subjects.

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Topics: Data, analytics, business intelligence, KL Tools

Data Analytics Game Plan for Internal Audit

Posted by Aspen Plummer on Mon, Jun 17, 2013 @ 10:43 AM

Internal auditors have weighed the benefits of data analytics software since the earliest versions of the technology began to surface nearly two decades ago. The conversation has continued even as the tools have grown in sophistication and become more pervasive on Windows-based systems.

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Topics: Hot Issues, internal audit, Data, analytics, Jim Kaplan, AuditNet

How Data Analytics Can Help You Audit Vendors and Contractors

Posted by Sharise Cruz on Mon, Mar 18, 2013 @ 09:16 AM

In a recent KnowledgeLeader article, Paul Pettit, Director for Protiviti's Capital Projects and Contracts practice in Houston, Texas, explained how auditors can use data analytics to avoid the massive waste spending that often goes hand-in-hand with hiring outside vendors and contractors.

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Topics: human resources, continuous auditing, data mining, analytics, vendors, contractors, labor charges, expense reporting

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