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GAO WatchBlog ReBlog: Updating Government Auditing Standards – The 2017 Yellow Book Exposure Draft

The Yellow Book is the book of standards and guidance for auditors and audit organizations, outlining the requirements for audit reports, professional qualifications for auditors, and audit organization quality control.

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Hootsuite: Notes from the A to Z of Social Media Strategy

These notes are from this free course provided by Hootsuite, which I mentioned that I would be starting to work through in this previous post… 362 more words

Social Media

US: Why companies should do internal audits during off hours

Food Engineering: Third-party auditors rarely come into food plants during night shifts, which really is a mistake, as this is when many conduct cleanup. I have done this a few times accompanied by the staff with whom I was working. 23 more words


Auditing linux , unix OS..in 120 seconds flat

Well, most of us have seen the movie Gone in 60 seconds, so I decided to write a baseline script for auditing linux and most unix operating systems in well under 2 mins – averages about  130 seconds on my test Centos and Red hat distributions. 92 more words

Information Security

Auditing as a Career


Auditing is a part of business finance to check ledgers and financial statements of an organization. This is one of the career options available in the field of accounting to play an important role in business. 662 more words

Career Guidance

Auditing The Matrix

I was asked by a management colleague this week – how do you train your team to see things my team don’t? The premise behind the question was why internal audit continues to see issues and risks and propose solutions that the management team doesn’t. 1,045 more words


2017 Oscars or: How I Learned to Start Worrying and Doubt the Auditors

I can’t recall the last time accountancy was at the media forefront like this.

You’ve no doubt heard of the fiasco happening late Sunday evening/early Monday morning at the Oscars.  573 more words