control, and governance
Federal agencies are prosecuting Costa Rica-based digital currency firm Liberty Reserve, claiming the firm ran a US $6 billion money laundering scheme. Art Stewart shares ways internal auditors can help combat online fraud schemes.
An audit manager investigating alleged employee wrongdoing begins to suspect a much larger scheme, involving executive-level impropriety, may be afoot.
Should external auditors be required to obtain positive evidence that an organization's corporate culture and integrity are appropriate?
The Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO) — an organization providing thought leadership and guidance on internal control, enterprise risk management, and fraud deterrence — has named Robert B. Hirth Jr. as its new Chairman for a three-year term effective today.
The new chair of The IIA’s North American Board shares current goals for U.S., Canadian, and Caribbean operations and her thoughts on moving the profession forward.
Despite much progress, some internal audit departments still see their role as finding and correcting their organization's faults.
Larry Rittenberg, former COSO chair and author of a new book on the 2013 Internal Control–Integrated Framework, weighs in on the updates.
An IIA practice advisory says effective sampling procedures will increase the coverage, focus, and efficiency of audits and allow the auditor to provide reliable assurance on business processes that impact the organization’s achievement of its objectives.