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​​​Key Findings

1. Social media, mobile applications, cloud cmputing nd security (specifically with regard to the NIST Cybersecurity Framework) are critical areas of concern
                                              

2. CAATs and data analysis remain on center stage
                                              

3. Fraud management efforts focus more on technology as well as prevention
                                              

4. "We have to keep pace with a raft of regulatory, rules-making and standards changes"
                                              

5. Internal auditors want to take their collaboration with business partners to a new level
                                              

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

2014 Internal Audit Capabilities and Needs Survey

Internal audit functions must anticipate and respond to a constant stream of new challenges – many of which deliver uncertain and still unfolding risk implications, from emerging technologies and new auditing requirements and standards to rapidly evolving business conditions.

The results of Protiviti’s 2014 Internal Audit Capabilities and Needs Survey, our annual study that assesses competency levels and areas of improvement for CAEs and internal audit professionals, reveal a number of notable trends and priorities that are shaping the internal audit landscape this year.

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Topics will include:
* Overall survey results​
* Key observations by company size and for CAEs
* Implications for organizations and suggestions on how to respond to these trends​
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We are pleased that more than 600 CAEs and internal audit executives and professionals, from a broad range of industries, participated in our study on this topic. We greatly appreciate the time they invested in our study.
 
 
 
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