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Take Protiviti's 2019 Internal Audit Capabilities and Needs Survey

Protiviti continues to conduct its Internal Audit Capabilities and Needs Survey to provide benchmarks by which internal auditors can measure their knowledge and skills.

Benchmarking Tool

​Enterprise Security Benchmarking Tool

The purpose of this tool is to encourage dialog and help an organization assess the state of its network security. Areas include security policies and procedures, organizational structure, and more.

Updated Audit Report

Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery Program Assessment Report

This audit report sample focuses on whether an appropriate enterprise-wide governance structure is in place in order to manage a business continuity and disaster recovery program.

Updated Questionnaires

Medical Records, Coding, and Billing Processes Compliance Questionnaire

This sample questionnaire can be utilized when performing an audit of medical records, coding, and billing compliance processes.

Financial Disclosure Communication Questionnaire

This sample questionnaire helps companies ensure that they are aware of all material transactions, contracts, events or other items which might require disclosure in Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filings.

Updated Guide

Fraud: Internal Audit’s Role in Detection and Prevention

The objectives of this guide are to raise awareness about internal audit’s responsibilities related to fraud detection and prevention, to help auditors recognize fraud red flags, and more.


Modernizing Legacy Systems at Financial Institutions

This paper serves as a good case study for how financial institutions can modernize the legacy systems at the core of their processing environments.

Audit Analytics Article

PCAOB Announces 2018-2022 Strategic Plan

On Nov. 15, the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) approved its 2018-2022 Strategic Plan. This article summarizes the goals listed in the plan.

Hot Issue Article

Why Internal Auditors Must Care About Blockchain

This article lists several unique technical risks that exist for blockchain, as well as discussion around how internal audit should prepare for it.

December 10, 2018

Hot Issue Articles

On the Road to Digital Transformation, One Map Does Not Fit All

In this article, Protiviti’s Ed Page, managing director of Technology Strategy and Financial Services, addresses hard questions about digital transformation.

How to Prepare for the New EU AML Directive (5AMLD)

On May 14, the European Parliament and Council formally adopted the fifth and latest update to the European Union’s anti-money laundering directive (5AMLD). This article summarizes those changes.

New KnowledgeLeader Blog Post

Currency Risk: The Purpose and Risk of Money

As money becomes increasingly convenient, currency risk is also increasing. This week on the blog, we discuss money, its purpose, and the various currency risks that businesses face today.

Featured Links

Marriott Breach Places Dwell Time Back Under Microscope

This article answers the looming question, "How can a major, multibillion-dollar organization not have sufficient cybersecurity in place?" Source:

A New Cobit Is in Town and I Really Like How It Looks

This article explains what updates were made to COBIT 5 and highlights four key publications ISACA released with COBIT 2019. Source:

Did You Know?

Disaster Recovery Topic

KnowledgeLeader has over 50 pieces of content focused on Disaster Recovery. So, what are you waiting for? Come explore our publications and tools!

Featured RCM

Manage and Administer Benefits: COBRA RCM

This document outlines risks and controls common to the manage and administer benefits process when administering COBRA in a risk control matrix (RCM) format.

Featured KLplus CPE Training Course

Capturing the Attention of Senior Executives

In this course, you’ll learn about principles to follow when approaching communication with senior executives, as well as important tips on building credibility with those at the senior level, and more.

CCH Tax and Accounting - Accounting Research Manager Updates

Weekly Summary of Accounting, SEC, and Auditing Developments

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