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Benchmarking Report

2015 Vendor Risk Management Benchmark Study

The results of this year’s Vendor Risk Management Benchmark Study can be viewed as cause for optimism or concern, depending on your view of the world.


Does Your Organization Face Change With Confidence?: The Bulletin, Volume 5, Issue 11

This issue of The Bulletin explores facing change with confidence—what it means and why it is vital to the long-term survival of any enterprise.

Hot Issue

Four Things to Know Before Your IPO

What companies don’t know about the IPO process can drive an offering off the rails in a hurry. These tips could help companies avoid common missteps.

Taylor & Francis Article

Why Controls Have Become Wasteful, a False Sense of Security and Dangerously Distracting (and How to Fix Them)

This article explores how organizations are struck by how often controls do not catch problems as intended.

Audit Report

Back Office Process Optimization Audit Report: Sample 2

This sample audit report focuses on the project timeline for upgrading related systems during back office process optimization.


Chart of Accounts Maintenance Policy

This policy sample governs the adding, editing or deleting of accounts.

Updated Policy

Individuals with Disabilities Policy

This sample outlines a set of policies and procedures for employing individuals with disabilities.

Updated Work Program

Product Development Audit Work Program

This sample audit program includes risk analysis, special and operational considerations, and evaluation components for an audit review.

Updated Work Program

Social Responsibilities Programs Audit Work Program

This audit program sample helps internal audit functions to help identify social responsibility issues that an organization may not be adequately addressing.

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Featured Announcement

Benchmarking Participation Request: 2016 IT Audit Benchmarking Survey

Protiviti and ISACA invite you to participate in this year's IT Audit Benchmarking Survey. No login ID or password is required.

Featured Event

Protiviti CPE Webinar: Taking a Pragmatic Approach to FCPA Investigations

Join us on July 30th for this webinar, which will address the spiraling costs and length of investigating allegations of corruption in your organization.

Featured Links

CBOK 2015 Practitioner Survey

The first report from the 2015 Global Internal Audit CBOK Practitioner Study is now available for free download. Source:

IAASB Completes Amendments to Auditing Standards Focused on Disclosures

The IAASB has issued revised international auditing standards designed to sharpen auditors’ focus on disclosures. Source:

Featured KLplus CPE Training Course

Process Mapping to Understand and Document Processes

This course provides an overview of process mapping, including guidelines for creating and understanding different types of process maps.

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CCH Tax and Accounting - Accounting Research Manager Updates

Weekly Summary of Accounting, SEC, and Auditing Developments

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