November 24, 2014 - Global IT association ISACA has issued 23 new audit programs aligned with the COBIT 5 framework. The new audit/assurance programs have been developed to help information systems (IS) audit and assurance professionals implement the good practices presented in COBIT 5 for Assurance and incorporate the seven enablers presented in COBIT 5 as part of a consistent assurance approach to assess IT risk.
October 22, 2014 - Thomson Reuters has updated its patented, award-winning PPC's SMART Practice Aids Audit Suite to provide customers with a focused, integrated, and efficient internal control evaluation tool that is fully compliant with COSO's new Internal Control Framework.
October 14, 2014 - Netwrix has announced the release of Netwrix Auditor 6.5, providing comprehensive monitoring and auditing capabilities to streamline compliance, strengthen security and simplify root cause analysis across the entire IT infrastructure, including file servers and shares. Delivering complete visibility into who changed what, when and where, along with before and after values of any modification, Netwrix Auditor 6.5 transforms complicated audit logs into human-readable audit trails.
August 26, 2014 - Thomson Reuters has released a case study examining CPA firm Windham Brannon's switch to PPC's SMART Practice Aids to address the challenge of audit efficiency and over-auditing.
July 21, 2014 - Wolters Kluwer Audit, Risk & Compliance announced today that it has entered into a strategic alliance with the Association of College and University Auditors (ACUA), a professional organization comprised of audit professionals worldwide that serves as a primary resource for higher education auditing, regulatory compliance and risk management.
June 26, 2014 - Thomson Reuters has released a special report, Cause and Effect of the Changing Broker-Dealer Audit Landscape, which provides an overview of the PCAOB's new standards affecting broker-dealer audits.
June 24, 2014 - The national securities exchanges and FINRA (collectively, the self-regulatory organizations, or SROs) today began distributing a cost study questionnaire to gather information to assess and manage the financial impact of anticipated Consolidated Audit Trail (CAT) reporting requirements on the broker-dealer community.
June 9, 2014 - Wolters Kluwer Audit, Risk & Compliance announced today that the company celebrated 20 years of business with its TeamMate audit management system by adding 50 new organizations to its customer base in the first four months of 2014. Since its launch in 1994,TeamMate has grown to become the world's most widely-used audit management system, with more than 95,000 auditors and over 2,200 organizations using the solution globally.