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Public Sector Auditors Under Attack

Summarizes attacks and criticism on public sector auditors. Emphasizes importance of following standards and building relationships. 

Response to Regulators The IIA Jan 26, 2021

​Public sector auditors face unique challenges and pressures to do their jobs, especially in the current charged political environment. Those pressures can run the gamut from outright dismissal to reluctance to cooperate. This knowledge brief discusses these challenges as well as ways — such as knowing internal audit’s role, following standards, and building relationships — that can help internal auditors face these challenges and do their jobs in upholding good governance. Access online exclusive article.


The Institute of Internal Auditors