Audit World News

Date Published:Monday, June 1, 2015
Quotable... ''Leadership is solving problems. The day soldiers stop bringing you their problems is the day you have stopped leading them. They have either lost confidence that you can help or concluded you do not care. Either case is a failure of leadership. '' -- General Colin Powell...
Date Published:Friday, May 8, 2015
Quotable... ''The time is aways right to do the right thing' -- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.   We continue our look back at the events that transpired in higher education during 2014 as linked here in Case in Point. This month we focus on the Fraud...
Date Published:Monday, April 6, 2015
Last month we looked into the details of 2014's Information Technology stories linked in Case-In-Point. As has been true for multiple years, data breaches continue to be the most frequent story we link about in this category. Protecting data requires substantial effort as one weak link in the chain of protection can cause difficulty for the entire organization. As we indicated last month we...
Date Published:Thursday, February 26, 2015
By: Tammy Whitehouse Internal audit leaders are starting to feel vulnerable to increasingly brazen cyber-attacks, based on the results of the latest poll by the Institute of Internal Auditors. Nearly 7 in 10 internal audit leaders participating in IIA’s annual “Pulse of Internal Audit” survey ranked cyber-attacks and other security issues as a major concern for their companies, but...
Date Published:Friday, February 20, 2015
Quotable... ''Example is the best precept.'' -- Aesop   I've heard it said that higher education faces more unique and diverse risks than any other industry. As you read the stories linked here each month there certainly seems to be an argument for...