The 2016 HIA annual survey results are to be published soon. Here is a sneak preview.
The latest cyber breach has hit the headlines, this time affecting mobile operator Three. Find out what it means for your internal audit function.
The UK Government has launched a cyber security strategy. Find out what it means for your internal audit function.
A new Standard has been launched (effective October 2016), which builds on the exisiting anti-bribery legislation, to help eradicate bribery across the globe. What does this mean for your internal audit function?
As internal auditors there is an expectation that we will challenge our organisations to comply with all relevant legislation so Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking is part of internal audits role to ‘protect’ our organisation.
As the clock ticks internal auditors across all sectors and in all sizes of organisations need to start thinking about culture. In particular, what level of assurance is required by the board and audit commitee that the culture is appropriate.
The US bank has been fined $185m for an outrageous scam involving some 5,300 members of staff. In successive order, line management, the corporate risk-management function, and finally, internal audit must all have collapsed for the scandal to take place.
The latest CBOK report shares findings from the latest Internal Audit Practitioner Survey on the usage of, and conformance with, the standards by practitioners around the world.
More and more regulators are introducing a 'fitness and propriety' requirement. Could the general principles of F&P be adapted by internal auditors to promote high standards of behaviour and competence?
Data protection compliance is very much on internal audit's radar – and with good reason, when you consider the recent Sage incident.
According to a recent survey internal auditors are still seen as the enemy by some in the retail sector. Such a negative attitude could render the function useless. But is this really the experience of our members in the sector?
Last week I was at the Standards board meeting to share my thoughts and the thoughts of members on the revisions to the Standards proposed by IIA Global earlier this year.
A parliamentary report drafted in response to the TalkTalk data breach inquiry was released this month. It recommends several tough new corporate measures on the protection of personal data online. Several of them are of particular note to internal auditors.