Knowledge Brief1This knowledge brief discusses the vital importance of strategic public assets (SPAs). It points to the role of internal audit within public sector entities that are responsible for cross or inter-government response and recovery of SPAs in the event of natural or man-made disasters or threats to the operations of SPAs.LEARN MORE1 Brief
NEW! Practice Guide1This guide describes the characteristics that distinguish public sector organizations from those in the private sector and explores how those unique aspects affect the internal audit activity.LEARN MORE0! Practice Guide
Knowledge Brief1Public sector auditors must maintain independence and objectivity in order to uphold the integrity of the role they play for the public good. It comes down to a balancing act between staying involved and engaged and staying independent.LEARN MORE1 Brief



NEW! Practice Guide: Unique Aspects of Internal Auditing in the Public Sector<p>​Public sector organizations are expected to serve the public good, uphold the principles of ethical governance, and comply with myriad laws and regulations.<br></p><img alt="" src="/centers/psac/news/PublishingImages/PG-Unique-Aspects-of-IA-in-the-PS-85-100.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />10/22/2019 4:00:00 AM! Practice Guide: Unique Aspects of Internal Auditing in the Public Sector
Corporate Boards May Be Blind to Risks, According to IIA’s New OnRisk 2020 SurveyUnique Survey Finds Critical Gap Between What Boards Think Is Going On and What’s Really Happening<br><img alt="" src="/centers/psac/news/PublishingImages/ON-RISK-85-100.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />10/21/2019 4:00:00 AM,-According-to-IIAs-New-OnRisk-2020-Survey.aspxCorporate Boards May Be Blind to Risks, According to IIA’s New OnRisk 2020 Survey
Call for 2020 Webinar Proposals​The Public Sector Audit Center is calling for proposals to build its 2020 webinar series. You are invited to submit a proposal to share your experience and expertise.  <br><img alt="" src="/centers/psac/news/PublishingImages/call-speaker-85-100.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />9/6/2019 4:00:00 AM for 2020 Webinar Proposals

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Welcome to the Public Sector Audit Center (formerly the American Center for Government Auditing), the premier resource for auditors in the public sector. Supported by The IIA — the internal audit profession’s global voice, recognized authority, acknowledged leader, chief advocate, and principal educator — the Center was established to provide public sector auditors with low-cost, high-quality professional development; networking opportunities for knowledge sharing among public sector stakeholders; and ongoing, timely, and relevant reporting on trends, benchmarking, and thought leadership in the profession. The Center is committed to advancing the professional practice of auditing in the public sector by aggregating industry news, innovations, and key insights into a singular resource. Learn more or check out our frequently asked que​​stions​.​