Trade press articles
AI ethics committee - a new necessity?
Article explains why having expert oversight over your organisation's use of AI can safeguard your data and your brand. An AI ethics committee can identify and mitigate the ethical risks of AI products that are developed in-house or procured from third-party vendors.
7 pressing cybersecurity questions
This article offers 7 questions to ask to make sure your board understands how cybersecurity is being managed by your organisation. Asking these questions will also raise awareness of the importance of cybersecurity, and the need to prioritize action.
How internal audit helps increase cybersecurity transparency for the board
Article discusses how internal audit can help the board see an accurate picture of cyber risk
Cybersecurity from within
Article discusses internal IT security threats and how these shouldn't be left to the IT department and should b addressed by an organisation's internal controls.
Building strong risk committee relationships
The article discusses the need for companies to establish strong risk committee relationships to successfully resolve the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Oversight of reputation in riskier times
The article discusses the practice of overseeing the management of reputation risk in riskier times.
Blockchain and accounting governance
This paper explores blockchain's impact in the areas of assurance and financials reporting and provides guidance for organisations and auditors utilizing blockchain.
Prioritizing the audit committee agenda
Reports in the KPMG 2019 global audit committee survey which states that it is "increasingly difficult" to oversee the major risks on the audit committee's agenda in addition to its core financial reporting oversight responsibilities. Committees should also probe the audit firm on its quality control systems that are intended to drive sustainable, improved audit quality, including the firm's use of new technologies.
Auditing your cyberrisks
Article details how organisations need to look beyond the technologies and focus on the threats' potential impact on their activities. Cybersecurity is a board responsibility and should not be delegated to IT security teams.
Sharpen your board's risk oversight process
Article revisits the board 's risk governance model and director skill sets; make culture an enterprise asset as well as an oversight priority; and focus on the quality of the risk management process.