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The Data Collection “Fire Drill”

Posted by - July 2, 2018
Using Tech to Streamline Compliance Efforts Data collection and monitoring tools now make it easier to access information quickly, but only if your company has the right content management and e-communications system in place. Rather than leaving the decision as to what system would work best solely up to the…

Moving From Reports to Analytics

Posted by - June 19, 2018
SilkRoad’s Talent Talk Podcast, Episode 14 In this episode of Talent Talk, host John Westby discusses with SilkRoad’s Mimi Jerkan and Nirmala Pol the seven advantages of analytics vs. vintage reporting: Faster reporting and analysis Accuracy Better business decision-making (*educated decision-making) Operational efficiency Save headcounts Reduce costs Increase in ROI

Five Keys to Overcoming Data Challenges in Forensic Investigations

Posted by - June 14, 2018
Deloitte’s Satish Lalchand outlines steps organizations can take to prepare an effective foundation for analytics-driven investigations and fraud monitoring, in the second installment of an article series on the future of forensics. In recent years, traditional corporate antifraud measures have lost ground against ploys like procurement fraud, employee expense fraud,…
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How Mature Is Your Organization’s Approach to Forensic Investigations?

Posted by - June 12, 2018
Leading organizations are increasingly integrating human and machine intelligence for forensic investigations.  By combining technological analysis—including artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and statistical concepts of cognitive analytics—with deep investigator understanding of fraudster motives and methods, many are identifying, investigating and thwarting fraud schemes more effectively and efficiently than ever before. …

Transforming IT Audit in the Digital Era

Posted by - June 6, 2018
Robotic Process Automation and Other Key Advances A number of technological advances are emerging that, when implemented by IT audit, will upend the traditional approach to IT auditing. Among the advances: robotic process automation, advanced analytics, and process mining. Protiviti’s Andrew Struthers-Kennedy and Ashley Cuevas explore several changes coming to…
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Third Party Compliance Systems: Are They Worth It?

Posted by - January 30, 2018
According to new research from The Risk Advisory Group, third party risk is the number one priority for compliance professionals in 2018. In order to manage their third party relationships efficiently and mitigate the risk, compliance professionals are increasingly turning to technology to help. But what are the benefits and what is…
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AI & Data Analytics: The Fraud Mitigation Dream Team

Posted by - December 5, 2017
The advances in technology in recent years have led to an exponential increase in the volume of data collected and stored. How can investigators maximize data analytics to achieve the most effective—and efficient—results for their clients? The answer lies in harnessing the power of AI to augment the capability and…
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The Secret to Avoiding FINRA Fines

Posted by - November 21, 2017
Compliance with FINRA and similar regulations can pose serious challenges to organizations. Understanding and learning to navigate these potential challenges will go a long way in avoiding excess fines for non-compliance.
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10 Privacy Risks Every Company Should Prepare for in 2018

Posted by - November 10, 2017
Privacy officers spend so much of their time putting out fires and focusing on operational activities, that they don’t have time to see the trends (and accompanying risks) that are around the corner. Brian Lee and Stephanie Quaranta outline three major risk themes and ten emerging risks that privacy and…
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9 Ways Auditors Deliver Tangible Value

Posted by - October 19, 2017
Part 2 in a Series Exploring the “Auditor of the Future” Part 2 of this series from Protiviti’s Jim DeLoach and Brian Christensen discusses several ways auditors can add value to the organization beyond the scope of the audit plan. with co-author Brian Christensen Read Part 1 here. Last week,…
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Intelligent Automation: Designing the Intelligent Organization

Posted by - September 25, 2017
The Driver Behind Enterprise Situational Awareness Intelligent automation is an emerging solution to enable intelligent decision-making at the strategic level, but it doesn’t necessarily have to be complex or require cumbersome new infrastructure. In fact, since overly complicated approaches to intelligent automation tend to result in project failure, simplicity may…