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Managed Fixed Assets: Maintenance RCM

This document outlines risks and controls common to the asset acquisition component of the “maintenance” process in a risk control matrix (RCM) format.

Protiviti CPE Webinar!

Today’s Top Technology Challenges and the Relationship to the Audit Plan

Register now to join Protiviti and ISACA on Tuesday, May 22nd at 9:00 AM Pacific for a discussion on the results of the latest global IT Audit Benchmarking Study.


Compliance Overview Questionnaire: Health and Wellness

This tool provides an overview, key risks, expected key controls and questions to consider for the health and wellness process.

Updated Questionnaire

General IT Controls Review: Passwords Questionnaire

This tool provides questions to consider while reviewing general IT controls password standards.

Updated Guides

Interviewing Essentials: Presentation

This presentation outlines guiding principles that are essential for interviewing the internal auditors.

Human Resources Risk Management Presentation

This guide defines human resources risk and identifies the major HR processes and sub-processes which involve risks.

Work Program Guide: Audit Fieldwork Steps

This guide outlines sample work program fieldwork steps for a typical audit procedure.

Hot Issue Article

An Involved and Agile IT Audit Function Is Key to Cybersecurity

This article lists questions to consider as you seek greater IT audit agility to manage cybersecurity and an action item checklist for internal audit departments seeking to increase the agility of the IT audit function.

May 14, 2018


Compliance Insights: April 2018

Topics covered in this edition include: Money Laundering and Sanctions Risks of Cryptocurrency; FSB Issues Guidance on Compensation Tools to Address Misconduct; and more.

Recorded Webinar

Getting to Yes – Persuading Penny-Pinchers, People-Pleasers, Competitors and Skeptics

Ann M. Butera, CRP and President of The Whole Person Project, Inc., describes ways to leverage time-tested strategies to hone your ability to deliver clear, compelling messages like a pro.

New KnowledgeLeader Blog Post

What is Data Integrity Risk? - Updated!

We've updated this popular blog post! In this post, we define data integrity risk and tell you which application system components risk principally manifests in.

Featured Links

Internal Audit Foundation Releases New Anti-Bribery Report

This report points to internal audit's ability to evaluate the design, implementation, and effectiveness of an organization's anti-bribery program. Source:

Palo Alto Networks CSO Talks Risk Metrics, Algorithms & Automation

On an episode of VoiceAmerica Business Channel’s “Task Force 7 Radio,” host George Rettas sat down with Palo Alto Networks CSO, Rick Howard, to outline risk management, and more. Source:

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Featured KLplus CPE Training Course

Introduction to the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002

This basic-level course provides a summary of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and provides an overview of key sections. The completed course is worth 1.2 CPE credits.

CCH Tax and Accounting - Accounting Research Manager Updates

Weekly Summary of Accounting, SEC, and Auditing Developments

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