Publications & Media

​The Financial Services Audit Center offers multiple publications to meet the various needs of the financial services audit community. With a wide range of offerings from briefs to blogs, there is a wealth of information to meet your needs.


IIA Financial Services SmartBrief, a monthly eNewsletter, helps you stay on top of emerging issues within the financial services sector and the profession by delivering a monthly snapshot of market news and issues affecting internal auditors and their stakeholders. This complimentary benefit offers a quick read that will keep you up-to-date on the latest news and trends in our industry.

Knowledge Briefs

Knowledge Briefs are short articles focused on specific topics important to financial services auditors. The Knowledge Briefs provide access to relevant information from The IIA and our partners that you can immediately apply within your own organization.

Audit Focus

Audit Focus is a publication series that focuses on internal audit’s perspective on current issues within the financial services industry.


Throughout the year, the Center blog, Perspectives on Financial Services, will feature thoughts and insight from IIA staff and guest bloggers from all corners of the financial services industry. Check in regularly for commentary on topics relevant to the financial services auditor and share your point of view with other professionals in our community.

Quick Poll​

Quick Polls​ consist of 1 to 4 questions and will be released on a monthly basis. Each poll focuses on topics important to financial services auditors and will be open for a three-week period from the lau​​nch date.


AuditCast​ is a podcast series exploring the financial services perspective of internal auditing.  In each episode, subject matter experts from the financial services industry cover topics that impact the internal audit profession.

​Internal Auditor Magazine

Internal Auditor Magazine Internal Auditor magazine shares timely, helpful — indispensable — information for professionals who want to keep pace with the diverse, dynamic field of internal auditing. The IIA’s award-winning magazine is host to an online counterpart,, which connects you to internal audit insight like never before, offering thought leadership and knowledge sharing through industry research, guidance, blogs, e-newsletters, resource centers, and online libraries.

The IIA​ Bookstore

The IIA Bookstore
With hundreds of titles to choose from, including training materials, certification preparation resources, interactive programs, and more, the IIA Bookstore (powered by the Internal Audit Foundation) is your one-stop shop for audit resources. All Bookstore products are reviewed by internal auditors to guarantee a perfect fit.​​​​​​