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  • Blog

    Accellion one-click compliance reports accelerate regulatory audits


    Accellion, a private cloud solutions provider, now offers one-click compliance reports designed to significantly streamline how companies  demonstrate compliance with regulators.

  • AuditWheel

    Auditors plan to dig into controls, risk in year-end audits


    Auditors preparing for the upcoming year-end audit cycle are assembling a long list of accounting, regulatory, and market concerns. Tammy Whitehouse has more.

  • Article

    Regulators explore what’s wrong with audit supervision


    Image: Audit supervision in general and auditing firm staffing levels and management structure in particular are under scrutiny as an old question surfaces: How can audit firms improve the quality of their own systems? “There is this inference that we keep finding engagements where we think the auditing standards aren’t ...

  • Article

    The GRC Audit Quandary


    A “quandary” is an interesting word meaning: a state of perplexity or uncertainty over what to do in a difficult situation. A quandary is also what many internal auditors find themselves facing when they audit GRC capabilities. This GRC Illustrated column from Compliance Week and OCEG helps auditors answer the ...

  • Article

    Lessons From Winnie the Pooh on Risk Assessments


    I have spent almost twenty years as an auditor; externally, internally, or training auditors. When discussing the subject of risk assessments and annual audit plan development, I am reminded often of a quote from Winnie the Pooh.“Here is Edward Bear, coming downstairs now, bump, bump, bump, on the back of ...