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4 Focus Areas to Meet the Demands Of 2018 SOX Compliance
By David Roe

In a certain sense, Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX compliance) is an annual rite of passage, akin to the arrival of spring or the fall television season. The…Read More

4 steps to achieving “IPE” confidence for SOX Compliance
By David Roe

How comfortable are you with the system-generated data you use to make important decisions? Are you confident that data fully supports your key controls for…Read More

Three Keys to Managing Data Security in the Cloud
By David Roe

Scan any business or technology journal today, and you’ll find a growing and impressive list of reasons to move at least some of your business…Read More

SOX News Channel: 2015 Season Highlights
By David Roe

In one word, how would you describe your company’s 2015 Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) assessment experience? A few words we’ve heard from various clients: exhausting, over-reaching, challenging, painful, costly, time-consuming, rigorous and stressful. If this sounds familiar, you’re not alone. Public companies continued to face high expectations and level of effort to assess effectiveness of internal controls over financial reporting….Read More

When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Control
By David Roe

It can happen in any industry: A sharp downturn. Massive layoffs. Painful restructuring. Shifting priorities. The winds of change are blowing at what seems like hurricane force, and in this climate of extreme volatility, one of the first casualties is often compliance. As leaders make the tough decisions about who to let go and who to keep, it can be tempting to cut overhead by reducing resources in all areas of the organization, including ambassadors of compliance. …Read More

IT Cyber Risks: A View under COSO 2013 Lens
By David Roe

Cyber security continues to be a ‘meteor’ at the top of organizations’ risk profiles. Bridgepoint Consulting hosted an event on May 12 for internal audit and compliance executives to discuss IT cyber risks — including both assessment and management using COSO 2013 framework guidance….Read More

SOX Great Expectations
By David Roe

Expectations are expanding in today’s Sarbanes-Oxley environment. In fact, the overall regulatory landscape is receiving more attention than ever. Bridgepoint Consulting hosted an event on October 25 at the offices of Bazaarvoice for internal audit and SOX compliance executives to discuss how the current SOX landscape is affecting them. The meeting highlighted SOX program expectations that will continue to be high in today’s regulatory environment resulting in expanded level of effort and resources by all stakeholders.
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Crossing the Security Chasm – Beyond IT Control Assessments
By David Roe

What are you doing to manage cyber-security risks in the role of internal audit? As businesses are increasingly dependent on emerging technologies, borderless infrastructures and use of third parties, they must assume there will be a high risk of breach instances occurring. Unfortunately it’s not a question of if, but when. Here’s a must-read summary to help you manage cyber-security risks….Read More