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Disaster Recovery Audit Work Program

This tool contains three sample work programs that provide general steps organizations can use for performing a disaster recovery audit.

Travel Review Audit Work Program

This sample audit program provides general steps to use during an organization’s travel review process.

Audit Report

Payroll Data Analytics Audit Report

This sample audit report can be used by auditors reviewing and validating an organization’s payroll and procurement data.


Internal Audit Skills Questionnaire

This sample questionnaire measures an organization’s CPE program and co-sourcing arrangements with respect to the skills and knowledge of the internal audit function.

Hot Issue Articles

Pre-IPO Companies – Put Your Vendors’ SOC Reports on Your 2020 Reading List

This article underlines the importance of SOC reporting and how it can better prepare private companies for a successful public transition in the future.

The Future of Privacy Regulations: Coping With a Complex and Evolving Landscape

This article explains what companies can expect from privacy regulations and how to go about creating a data privacy program that will withstand the test of time.

Further Measures From the Bank of England to Support LIBOR Transition

This article outlines the Bank of England’s continuous efforts to “turbo-charge sterling LIBOR transition,” including two additional measures.

New University Project

Creating, Maintaining, Analyzing and Visualizing Database: Abstract and Guide Templates

The objective of this project is to introduce students to powerful data visualization software and challenge them to create convincing visualizations while learning a new program.

September 21, 2020

Featured Links

​​New IIA Three Lines Model Offers Timely Evolution of a Trusted Tool

Richard Chambers outlines six notable changes from the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) new Three Lines of Defense model. Source:

​​Finance Pros Adjust to Digital Reality and COVID

Financial professionals have needed to burnish their technology skills during the novel coronavirus pandemic as they work remotely with their colleagues and clients. Source:

​​​COVID-19: The Initial Impact on Internal Audit Worldwide

This article highlights the survey results from internal auditors around the world on how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted budgets, staffing and planning. Source:

​​​What Is the Difference Between Requirements and Controls?

This article addresses the great deal of confusion around the topic of requirements vs. controls at an organizational level. Source:

Featured KLplus CPE Training Course

Developing a Team of Creative Gurus

In this course, you will learn ways to assemble your team, generate creative ideas, overcome barriers to team creativity and foster a creative workplace. The completed course is worth 0.5 CPE credits.

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Financial Due Diligence Report

This sample report presents findings from a financial due diligence analysis of a company being acquired.

CCH Tax and Accounting - Accounting Research Manager Updates

Weekly Summary of Accounting, SEC, and Auditing Developments


Participate in ISACA and Protiviti’s Benchmarking Survey: Top Technology Risks in 2021

Protiviti has partnered with ISACA® on the benchmarking survey IT Audit Perspectives: Top Technology Risk in 2021. The results will be published in Q4 2020 of this year and will help auditors gain valuable and important insight into the technology risks most likely to impact 2021 audit plans across geographies, industries and company sizes.

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