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Settlement Risk: Using Key Performance Indicators to Mitigate Exposure

Posted by Protiviti KnowledgeLeader on Fri, Jan 12, 2018 @ 09:59 AM

Settlement risk, in its simplest form, is the risk that one party won’t hold up their end in a transaction. There are several reasons this can occur, including time delay, system failure or default, and can also include risk associated with unexpected cost and/or administrative inconvenience.

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Topics: investments and foreign exchange, performance measurement, risk management, settlement risk, cash and treasury

Auditing Information Security: Are You Protected?

Posted by Aspen Plummer on Mon, Jul 01, 2013 @ 09:34 AM

I once read an article that stated that many people worry about accidental death, particularly in ways that are very frightening, like poisonous snakes or spiders, or even alligator attacks. This same article noted that based on official death statistics, the vast majority of people actually die from chronic health causes, including heart attacks, obesity and other ailments that result from poor attention to long-term personal fitness. In 2003, accidental deaths in the United States numbered around 100,000; chronic health-related deaths were more than 2.4 million.

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Topics: Hot Issues, security, risk management, organizational risk, information security

Current Events and Headlines in Auditing and Risk Management: March 11-15

Posted by Sharise Cruz on Tue, Mar 12, 2013 @ 02:58 PM
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Topics: Sarbanes-Oxley, resources, internal audit, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, SOX, audit, news, risk management

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