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Are Organizations and the Media Playing "Fast and Loose" With Headlines About "Internal Audits"?

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

As part of my ongoing engagement in social media, I routinely monitor the media for references to stories involving “internal audit.” The past few weeks it seems that the media has been overrun with headlines involving internal audits. Normally, I would be encouraged with such coverage. However, where recent headlines have been concerned, I suspect the “internal audits” weren’t actually internal audits at all. I believe this happens more often than many people realize, sometimes showing up in the media when internal reports generated by management or “second line-of-defense” oversight functions are mistakenly depicted as “internal audits.”

Read the full Internal Auditor Online blog post from IIA President and CEO Richard Chambers.