Audit is now stepping into the role of a highly visible, influential, and trusted partner.
Proposed cuts to the Naval Audit Services are part of the Navy’s “Stem to Stern” budget review initiative and would severely limit oversight capabilities.
The internal audit team can win a position of influence by showcasing knowledge of new risks and data trends within the organization and the industry.
Close the gap between the audit team and the rest of the business with these best practices by Dan Clark.
SOX audits affect so many areas across an organization, and now is not the time to pull back on oversight.
COVID-19 has disrupted how internal controls are managed—but the right combination of risk management, scoping, testing, and technology can help.
We explore some of the challenges that internal audit teams are facing in the wake of COVID-19, and offer ways to transition to agile auditing.
To properly assess and manage short- and long-term COVID-19 risks, higher education risk professionals must adjust their priorities and processes.
As leaders and boards grapple to identify COVID-19 related risks, and adjust to a new normal, here are four ways that internal audit can add real value.
Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) assurance is increasingly becoming a focus of global organizations—and audit teams need to be ready to respond.
A SOC 2 audit is effective for assessing a vendor’s security controls, but with cybersecurity risk evolving, properly scoping your SOC 2 audit is critical.
Auditors know they need to adopt new technologies to continue adding value, but that’s easier said than done.
Using electronic working papers creates dark data that becomes unusable. Audit management software can help you avoid this issue.
Using automated monitoring can free up your resources so you can focus on more strategic tasks and achieve meaningful results faster.
Auditors relying on word processing documents and spreadsheets can face a number of risks and administrative challenges.
RPA is commonly used in finance and control processes, but also has applications in the auditing space. Learn more about RPA and where it’s going next.
Agile approaches originated in software development, but have proven helpful for audit departments in more than one way.
Should internal audit remain independent or get more integrated into the first two lines of defense? It might be time to rethink the model.