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KnowledgeLeader Content Update: Monday, February 1, 2021
February 1, 2021
KnowledgeLeader Content Update
New and featured materials this week
Big Data Audit Work Program: Data Security Management
This work program template highlights general steps an organization should follow with respect to effective data security management.
Access Management Policy
This sample policy defines procedures auditors can use to approve and monitor systems and applications across an organization.
Technology Acquisitions and Dispositions Policy
This sample policy contains guidelines and responsibilities associated with an organization’s technology acquisition and disposition process.
Payroll Process Flow
This process flow can be used as a general guide to understand and review the steps in an organization’s payroll process.
PPP 2.0 — A Renewed Opportunity (and New Set of Headaches) for Lenders
In this flash report, we review the key provisions of PPP 2.0, highlight the significant changes from PPP 1.0, and address some of the key challenges lenders are likely to face as the process unfolds.
AUDIT ANALYTICS ARTICLE
Remediating Internal Control Weaknesses During a Pandemic
As 2020 ends and many public companies are preparing annual financial statements, Audit Analytics examines the companies with internal control weaknesses that have faced challenges.
HOT ISSUE ARTICLES
SOX Compliance Under COVID-19: The Show Must Go On (Part 2)
Part two of this two-part discussion addresses some of the questions asked during Protiviti’s recent webinar on maintaining internal control requirements in a post-COVID world.
Harnessing Intelligent Automation to Increase Resilience
This article explains how intelligent process automation (IPA) can help companies manage costs and increase resilience for future ‘‘black swan’’ events.
Five Key Considerations for Developing a Cybersecurity Emergency Action Plan
How organizations can develop and implement emergency action plans as part of their business resilience programs. Source:
The Talent Disruption Risk Looming in 2021
Richard Chambers shares his views on several talent disruption risk trends that organizations should consider in 2021. Source:
The Latest Advice on PPP Loans
The second version of the Paycheck Protection Program is not the same as the first. Two AICPA executives discuss what CPAs need to know. Source:
FEATURED PREMIUM CONTENT
Six Elements of Infrastructure for Data Analytics
This sample document includes the six elements of infrastructure for an organization's data analytics process.
DID YOU KNOW?
Agile Auditing Topic
KnowledgeLeader has over 25 tools and publications related to agile auditing in our database, and they are all right at your fingertips. Check out our Agile Auditing Topic Page to explore all of the content available to you.
CPE TRAINING COURSE
Apply the Concept of Agile to Deliver Next-Generation Internal Auditing
This module introduces the concept of Agile as it relates to the execution of internal auditing. The completed course is worth 0.5 CPE credits and by the end of the course, the learner will be able to:
Differentiate Agile internal auditing from the current internal audit life cycle approach
TOP 5 PAGES ON KNOWLEDGELEADER
These were the most popular items on KnowledgeLeader last week:
Internal Audit and Risk Management: The Basics
2021 IT Audit Benchmarking Survey
Social Media Policy
Accounts Payable Invoice Audit Work Program
Treasury Review Audit Report
CCH TAX AND ACCOUNTING - ACCOUNTING RESEARCH MANAGER UPDATES
Weekly Summary of Accounting, SEC, and Auditing Developments
A Closer Look – New Edition of A Closer Look Examines 2021 FASB and SEC Activities
Auditor Independence – SEC Approves Amendments Aligning Independence Requirements with SEC Rules
A Look Ahead to 2021 – New Edition of GAAP Update Service Discusses 2021 Standard-Setter Projects
Going Concern – IFRS Foundation Publishes Educational Material on Going Concern
IFRS Constitution – IFRS Foundation Publishes Constitution
Construction Contractors – 2021 Edition of Knowledge-Based Audits of Construction Contractors and Related Entities Published
Auditing Accounting Estimates – New Edition of GAAS Update Service Discusses SAS 143
Auditing Standards Board – December 2, 2020 Meeting Minutes Published
GAQC – GAQC Alert No. 420
A Look Ahead to 2021 – New Edition of Governmental GAAP Update Service Discusses the GASB’s New Technical Plan
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