CSA Sentinel - The Institute Of Internal Auditors  


Third Quarter 2006 • Vol. 10 • No. 3
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CSA Sentinel

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Welcome to CSA Sentinel, The IIA's quarterly publication for control-self assessment (CSA) professionals. A benefit of membership in The IIA’s CSA Center, this newsletter features articles on the latest thinking in CSA and risk, practical "how-to" advice, research, and news with the latest development updates. If you would like to learn more about becoming a CSA member, click here.

In This Issue

This issue's articles include:

Become a Superhero by Identifying Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance Waste in Your Organization's Program
Not able to jump buildings in a single bound? Can't outrun a speeding train? Suspect you're not immortal? That's okay. These aren't requirements to become a waste-identifying superhero for your organization's Sarbanes-Oxley compliance program.

CSA at BellSouth: The Afterlife
Learn how one company discovered CSA and implemented tailored programs to meet its business objectives during the last two decades.

The Institute Updates Its Fraud Detection Practice Advisories
Amended guidance encourages internal auditors to be proactive in fraud detection activities through awareness and audit tests that will improve the likelihood that fraud indicators will be detected.

Q&A With Dave Harmon
"What suggestions do you have to help me achieve buy-in for implementing ERM in my organization?"

According to Mike
Self-assessment: Confronting the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Quick Tips: Avoiding Major Pitfalls of CSA
Make your assessments run more efficiently and effectively with these "quick tips" that can help you hit the ground running and avoid common mistakes.

Calendar and News
This section includes a listing of upcoming IIA news and risk and control training events.

Quick Poll

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