CSA Sentinel - The Institute Of Internal Auditors  


Fourth Quarter 2006 • Vol. 10 • No. 4
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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

CSA Workshop Preparedness
Understanding the challenges that can affect workshops will help facilitators increase the potential for a successful self-assessment.

A Practical Guide to Assessing Fraud Risk in Your Organization
Learn about a practical approach to designing and managing a fraud risk assessment and the differences between a successful and unsuccessful assessment.

Success Story
Find out how the director of Orange County Housing and Community Services used CSA to help shape her department's future.

Q&A With Dave Harmon
Learn how hotlines can be an essential component in enterprise risk management.

According to Mike
Who Said You Can't Audit for Fraud?

Quick Tips: Six Key Elements of an Effective Hotline
Before implementing or modifying a hotline, examine these key elements to make sure your organization not only complies with federal statutes, but also provides an effective mechanism for detecting fraud.

Center News
Control Self-assessment Center Directory; GTAG 6: Managing and Auditing IT Vulnerabilities Now Available; The IIA Releases GAIT Status Report.

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

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