Why is internal audit not seen positively?

One of the findings in a new report by Deloitte, their 2018 Global Chief Audit Executive research survey, is that only 33% of CAEs...

People still don’t know how to assess cyber risk!

Why do the consultants keep advising management and the boards to consider cyber risk as if it is separate from all other business risks?...

TRACE: Belt and Road Challenges Across Central Asia

Alexander Cooley, political science professor at Columbia University and author of “Dictators Without Borders,” describes the corruption climate across Central Asia.     The post...

Internal audit needs to perform in a way that matters to the board and...

This last year, I have been talking to conferences around the world (most recently in Singapore, but also in the US, Brazil, the Czech...

Who takes cyber risk? | Norman Marks on Governance, Risk Management, and Audit

Think of a military mission. Who is taking the risk of its failure? Is it the General back at HQ? The overall responsibility, he (or she)...