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Internal Audit Enjoys Home-field Advantage in the Fight for Cybersecurity

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:

Cybersecurity continues to be a major concern for businesses, with seven in 10 chief audit executives surveyed identifying it as a high or critical priority, according to the just-released 2015 North American Pulse of Internal Audit report. This is not unexpected, but what I do find troubling is something that I'm hearing more and more in my discussions with CAEs around the world.

There appears to be a growing view that cybersecurity issues should reside in the domain of IT and security experts, with internal audit providing little more than support. The question I'm hearing too often is, "What can internal audit contribute?"

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