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Manage IT Assets RCM

This document outlines risks and controls common to the "manage IT assets" process in an RCM format.

Performer Profile

Internal Audit Integrates Control Into Emerging Technologies at American Airlines Group

This performer profile shares how the American Airlines Group is strengthening data security.

Hot Issue

Wanted: A New, Soft Set of Skills for Internal Auditors

Brian Christensen, Protiviti’s global internal audit leader, highlights how essential it is for internal audit to communicate effectively.

Audit Analytics Article

Examining the Effects of Oil Prices on SEC Disclosures

This article examines the effects of low oil prices on SEC disclosures.


Cloud Adoption Putting Cloud at Heart of Business and IT Strategy

This white paper outlines how technology executives should leverage the cloud to address a number of business and technology objectives.


2016 Internal Audit Capabilities and Needs Survey Podcast

Protiviti executives Brian Christensen and David Brand discuss some of the key findings from Protiviti’s 2016 Internal Audit Capabilities and Needs Survey.


Inventory Management Training Guide

This guide focuses on the inventory management process, including quick facts on inventory and policies and procedures for inventory valuation and cycle count.

Updated Job Descriptions

Vice President, Internal Audit/Chief Audit Executive Job Description

This job description outlines the responsibilities, qualifications and experience for the vice president, internal audit/chief audit executive position.

Chief Risk Officer Job Description

This job description provides an overview, job duties and specifications for the chief risk officer role.

August 22, 2016

Updated Work Programs

Travel Review Audit Work Program

This audit work program reviews an organization’s travel, food service and vending areas.

Active Directory Audit Work Program: User Management/Administration, User ID Creation

The active directory work program focuses on the user ID creation aspect of user management/administration.

Featured Event

Protiviti CPE Webinar: Digitization: What Does This Mean To Internal Audit?

This webinar will address the risks associated with digitization and what internal audit can do to help its organization analyze and monitor those risks.

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Featured Links

Study: SEC Initiating Fewer Enforcement Actions

During the first three quarters of 2016, the SEC brought 508 enforcement actions, down 8% from the same period in 2015. Source:

FASB Modifies Not-For-Profit Accounting Rules

FASB has issued a new accounting standard that is designed to help not-for-profits tell their stories. Source:

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Audit Reporting Topic

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Featured KLplus CPE Training Course

Cost Accounting Module 1: Cost Terms, Concepts and Classifications

This course will provide a working knowledge of cost accounting and the areas it supports, while introducing key benefits related to cost accounting.

CCH Tax and Accounting - Accounting Research Manager Updates

Weekly Summary of Accounting, SEC, and Auditing Developments

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