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2017 Headlines Reflect Big Challenges, Opportunities for Internal Auditors

In his blog, IIA President and CEO Richard Chambers, CIA, QIAL, CGAP, CCSA, CRMA, shares his personal reflections and insights on the internal audit profession. Here's an excerpt from his latest post:

The end of the calendar year is customarily a time to reflect on one's personal and professional accomplishments. It also offers me the opportunity to look back on the year's events that had direct implications for the internal audit profession.

As I reviewed key events in 2017, I was reminded of a fundamental truth that all internal auditors should take to heart: Effective risk management, internal controls, and corporate governance are pursuits fraught with continuous obstacles. From culture-driven scandals, to continued brazen cyberattacks, to geopolitical and socio-economic unrest, this year provided vivid examples of how fleeting successful risk management, control, and governance can be.

Read the full InternalAuditor.org blog post from IIA President and CEO Richard Chambers.