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The Human(e) Side of Digital

This article looks at some current and historical digital transformation trends that provide key lessons for boards and management and identifies five keys of humane digital transformation.

Benchmarking Tool

Accounts Receivable, Credit and Collections Leading Practices

Accounts receivable is among the largest and most liquid assets on the books of most companies. This tool features several leading practices to assist with measuring and improving an organization’s accounts receivable, credit and collections process.


Security Risk Management Capability Maturity Model (CMM)

This capability maturity model can be used to measure the maturity of an organization’s security risk management process and to assist its progress from the initial/ad-hoc state toward the optimized state.

Updated Audit Report

Segregation of Duties Review Report

This sample report focuses on a project's final deliverables, including a project overview, remediation road map, rollout plan and lessons-learned document.

Updated Guides

Assessing Effectiveness of a Process or Program Guide

This sample guide can be used to evaluate the design effectiveness of a process or program and to develop a subsequent test plan for assessing its operating effectiveness.

Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404: Report Testing Methodology Guide

This presentation serves as a guide to train SOX project teams on testing reports that are used during the financial reporting process.

Performer Profile

Deutsche Telekom: Stronger Connections — Internationalizing Internal Audit

In this profile, Maria Rontogianni, group audit and group risk governance senior vice president at Deutsche Telekom, discusses her team’s effort to modernize internal audit practices to keep pace with change.

October 21, 2019

Audit Analytics Article

Trends in the Number of Key Audit Matters Reported

In this article, Audit Analytics analyzes significant trends in the number of key audit matters (KAMs) disclosed in annual reports as the KAMs database continues to expand.

Hot Issue Article

SOX 2019: Keeping Compliance Costs in Check

This article examines trends in SOX compliance costs and offers insight into some of the ways companies have found to keep those costs in check.

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@ISACA Newsletter: Volume 20

This edition of ISACA's newsletter covers celebrating success while acknowledging risk, maintaining cybersecurity resilience, and maximizing your LinkedIn experience. Source:

6 Cybersecurity Misconceptions

Be sure your organization is not buying into some common myths about data security, the nature of cyber attacks, and which security practices actually work. Source:

Featured KLplus CPE Training Course

Overcoming Unconscious Bias in the Workplace

In this course, you'll learn about the process of overcoming organizational biases and how to function as an inclusive leader. You'll also learn specific tactics for combating unconscious biases in the workplace. The completed course is worth 0.5 CPE credit.

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Fraud Prevention and Detection Audit Work Program

This audit program sample focuses on understanding current fraud prevention and detection program activities.

CCH Tax and Accounting - Accounting Research Manager Updates

Weekly Summary of Accounting, SEC, and Auditing Developments

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The Best Way to Formulate and Execute Audit Procedures

This week's blog post focuses on the best way to formulate and execute your audit procedures.   Read More...

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