3 steps to ensure a controls-based approach to financial statement audits

by Marc Jackson on 19 September 2016

As part of the year-end statutory audit of the financial statements for a company, the external auditors will often seek to adopt a controls-based approach to their audit, but only when it can be ...

Where Will GRC as a Service Be in a Year From Now?

by Simon Persin on 9 September 2016

Although software as a service has been around for many years, there has been a significant market (or is that marketing shift) in the past 6-9 months making it seem like "as a service" is becoming ...

Outsourcing the IT Systems Audit: Why Not?

by Marc Jackson on 2 September 2016

Outsourcing part of a company’s Internal Audit function is a practice which has become increasingly common over the last few years, particularly in the area of IT audits. As technology continues to ...

The 5 Key Business Benefits of SAP's S/4HANA

by Kehinde Eseyin on 25 August 2016

SAP S/4HANA is proving to be SAP’s most successful ERP system. SAP’s involvement with ERP solutions dates back to 1979 when SAP R/2 was launched. In 1992, SAP R/3 was introduced and we have continued ...

How to Enable More Growth by Taking More Risk with More Control

by Tom Venables on 19 August 2016

In an era where change across all aspects of business is accelerating, the ability to adapt and grow separates the best companies from the rest of the pack. Unfortunately, this can be hampered by ...

3 things every CEO needs to know about the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

by Richard Hunt on 12 August 2016


The General Data Protection Regulation is in its final phase of implementation and will become law in all EU Member states in May, 2018. I recently took part in a Roadshow with Norton Rose where ...

7 things every Director should know about their FRC Risk Management responsibilities

by Richard Hunt on 5 August 2016

Every Director knows they need to ensure that their company is managing risk. But what does that mean in practice, and what does the law require of a company Director with respect to risk management ...

How to change the cost ownership of your business risk management

by Simon Persin on 27 July 2016

 

Who owns your risk management function?

For many companies this seemingly simple question is difficult to answer. For those lucky enough to have an enterprise risk ...

Brexit and the future of the EU Network & Information Security directive

by Richard Hunt on 22 July 2016

The European Commission originally proposed the first EU-wide directive on Network and Information Security (NIS) alongside an associated cybersecurity strategy in 2013. The key priorities of this ...

How to protect SAP within your Data Centre

by Alex Ayers on 14 July 2016

Hosting business applications and data is not a new concept.  Mechanisms, terminology and custody can change in an industry that is always seeking the ‘next big thing’, but enduring InfoSec ...