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New Audit Committee Standard of Care - External Auditor Assessment Tool From NACD, NYSE Governance Services, Center for Audit Quality, and Others

Several influential organizations have issued External Auditor Assessment Tool, A Reference for Audit Committees Worldwide. Here is a link to a PDF of the Tool… 539 more words

The value of heat maps in risk reporting

Here is another excerpt from the World-Class Risk Management book. Your comments are welcome.

As you can see, I spend a fair amount of time in the book challenging ‘traditional’ precepts, such as (in this case) the value of heat maps in providing useful information about risks across the enterprise. 837 more words


Evaluating the external auditors

The Audit Committee Collaboration (six associations or firms, including the National Association of Corporate Directors and NYSE Governance Services) recently published External Auditor Assessment Tool: A Reference for Audit Committees Worldwide… 600 more words


Security and Risk Management

1 Security & Risk Mgmnt Copyright Doug Knehr

Click on the above link for a condensed view (not all links opened) of my deep research and expertise in Security and Risk Management covering the following areas: 378 more words

Information Security

Stop Costly Mining of Information for Each Audit

Many organizations have seen a shift in their SOX environment in recent years. SOX has become commoditized and leadership is concerned about buckling down on the level of work and on the cost of SOX. 490 more words


Artists Supporting Each Other

This week I went to two great shows by friends of mine. The first, Ginny Zanger’s show at the Copley Society in Boston, and just across the street, … 317 more words