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Consider Different Approaches When It Comes to Cybersecurity

Posted by Protiviti KnowledgeLeader on Fri, Jun 28, 2019 @ 02:58 PM

Cybercrime is now considered a top risk to most enterprises. Many organizations seek to build security by adding tools and processes on top of their established operations. It’s important for these organizations to take different approaches and see what results in greater momentum and more effective investment.

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Topics: Cybersecurity, IT Risk

What is Cloud Computing?

Posted by Protiviti KnowledgeLeader on Thu, Dec 20, 2018 @ 10:00 AM

What is Cloud Computing?

Cloud computing is defined as the use of a collection of services, applications, information and infrastructure composed of pools of computer, network, information and storage resources. These components can be rapidly orchestrated, provisioned, implemented, decommissioned and scaled up or down, providing for an on-demand, utility-like model of allocation and consumption.

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Topics: Governance, Risk & Compliance, Cloud Computing, Cybersecurity, IT Security

What Is Internal Audit’s Role in Cyber Security?

Posted by Protiviti KnowledgeLeader on Fri, Jun 09, 2017 @ 08:57 AM

Corporations today are thinking about how to protect assets. A few of the white collar crime problems include hacking/intrusions (cyber vulnerability), insider/outsider trading (convergence of cyber and financial crimes), the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), spear fishing (email compromise) and economic espionage. They must consider the possibility of internal corruption or external corruption, and environmental factors such as culture and competition contributing to these crimes. As protection, organizations can use cyber security, pen testing and data loss prevention tactics.

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Topics: Enterprise Risk Management, Internal Audit, Internal Controls, Risk Assessment, Cybersecurity, IT Controls

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