2016 Internal Audit Capabilities and Needs Survey

2016 Internal Audit Capabilities and Needs Survey

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In the 10th year of our Internal Audit Capabilities and Needs Survey, we believe internal audit has arrived at a tipping point. The issue is no longer whether or not your function is evolving, but rather how quickly and effectively it is transforming for the future toward a more strategic, collaborative and data-driven mode of operation while maintaining the highest quality of performance.

 

Notable Takeaways from this Year’s Study

  • ​The strength of cybersecurity measures hinges on board engagement and inclusion in the audit plan.
  • Cybersecurity risk is becoming a fixture in the annual audit plan.
  • Notable audit priorities include mobile applications, cloud computing, IT standards and the Internet of Things.
  • It’s time to move forward with data analysis and technology-enabled auditing capabilities.

 

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