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Internal Auditors: More Than Cybersecurity Police

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:

New guidance announced by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission last week is raising the bar on how publicly traded companies report on their handling of one of the top challenges facing every organization — cybersecurity.

The new cyber-risk guidance, an evolution of guidance first released by the regulator in 2011, boosts reporting requirements in various ways, from disclosures about board involvement in cyber-risk oversight to enhancing internal reporting procedures that more effectively determine when cyber issues rise to the level of materiality and, therefore, should be reported publicly. The new guidelines inevitably will create new compliance challenges and, with that, additional need for internal audit to provide assurance on those compliance efforts.

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