About "Risk assurance"
The PwC risk assurance practice focuses on the details of company risk. Specifically, it looks at processes, policies, systems and controls with a fresh eye as well as business processes, regulation, IT and other projects, internal audit, data integrity, and the third parties you work with.
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WebcastThe European Data Protection Regulation: What this means for US businesses - November 4, 2014
10/10/14 | Risk Assurance
The proposed General Data Protection Regulation, which is currently proceeding through the European legislature, would introduce widespread data protection changes and greatly increase financial sanctions for noncompliance. These changes are likely to raise significant challenges in regard to data protection compliance for all businesses (regardless of the location of their establishments) that operate or provide goods and services within the European Union (EU). During the webcast, Jay, Stewart and James will discuss the changes the new law would introduce, its current status and how US companies can prepare.
- Metrics by design - A practical approach to measuring internal audit performance
10/1/14 | Risk Assurance
As leading internal audit functions have transformed to meet increasing expectations, metrics have become a critical tool for Internal Audit to demonstrate its value to the organization and drive its performance against stakeholder expectations. Building on key findings from PwC’s 2014 State of the Internal Audit Profession study, this paper explores how internal audit functions can leverage metrics to both communicate the value they are providing as well as drive results.
- Goods gone bad: Addressing money-laundering risk in the trade finance system
10/1/14 | Risk Assurance
The rise of trade-based money laundering presents direct financial, reputational, and compliance risk to the financial services companies, banks, and global trade organizations that provide and utilize trade finance. Financial firms can address these increased AML challenges by leveraging analytics and statistical transaction monitoring techniques to identify information, trends, connections, and anomalies indicative of trade-based money laundering schemes.
- Managing the Shadow Cloud - Integrating cloud governance into your existing compliance program
9/10/14 | Risk Assurance
The world of computing has changed, and executives have begun to realize that shadow cloud activity cannot be ignored. At the same time, realizing the benefits of the cloud with more confidence about the risks and rewards depends on knowing how to prudently say “yes” to the cloud.
- EU Data Protection Reform The challenges and benefits of compliance for businesses
7/31/14 | Risk Assurance
The passage of the General Data Protection Regulation that is proceeding through the European legislature is likely to raise significant challenges in regard to data protection compliance for all businesses that operate or provide goods and services within the European Union. With passage likely, proactive companies are taking steps today that will help them prepare to comply with future requirements.
- Deeper insights for greater strategic value: Oracle Advanced Controls (GRC) Study
6/2/14 | Risk Assurance
GRC Technology has become an increasingly critical factor for driving value (i.e., recovering profitability, increasing efficiency, detecting fraud, etc.) and automating manual compliance and risk management activity in the enterprise. Organizations have increased their adoption of Oracle Advanced Control (“AC”) to improve the oversight of corporate governance, including financial reporting compliance, enterprise risk management (ERM), and related audits. To better understand organizations’ awareness and how organizations are using (or considering using) Advanced Controls technology to drive value in an enterprise, PwC conducted an Oracle Advanced Controls study.
WebcastBusiness Continuity Management Insights Survey Results Webcast - May 22, 2014
5/5/14 | Risk Assurance
On this webcast we will share the results of PwC’s Business Continuity Management Insights Survey, "Business Continuity Beyond Company Walls". A PwC panel of business continuity and vendor risk management leaders will discuss the survey results and provide insight into how companies can gain, manage and integrate vendor resiliency as part of their resiliency and recovery program.
WebcastData at Risk. Protecting your intellectual property within SAP - November 13, 2014
5/5/14 | Risk Assurance
PwC's SAP practice invites you to attend the ‘Data at Risk! Protecting your intellectual property within SAP' webcast to find about leading practices to classify, identify and protect sensitive data within SAP systems.
WebcastCloud webcast hosted by PwC Cloud Assurance & Skyhigh Networks - May 19, 2014
5/5/14 | Risk Assurance
The use of cloud is strategic – it drives business agility and employee productivity. At the same time, organizations are concerned about the risks arising from utilizing cloud based services, but the drive to the cloud is accelerating. Please join PwC’s Cloud Assurance team along with CEO and Co-Founder of Skyhigh Networks, Rajiv Gupta, for this webcast.
WebcastData Protection & Privacy: Building customer trust through data privacy webcast - May 8, 2014
4/8/14 | Risk Assurance
PwC's Risk Assurance Data Protection & Privacy practice invites you to attend our upcoming webcast. Data privacy is an urgent issue for both consumers and businesses. This webcast will focus on the following topics to help companies enhance their processes and build customer trust: (1) Elevating privacy to the board level, (2) Establishing privacy as a business differentiator, (3) Developing strategies for an effective privacy program, and (4) Responding to incidents and leveraging the lessons learned.
- 2014 State of the Internal Audit Profession Study
4/2/14 | Risk Assurance
Our annual State of the Internal Audit Profession, which includes responses from more than 1,900 chief audit executives (CAEs), internal audit managers, members of senior management, and board members, representing 24 industries and 37 countries, provided substantial insight into how internal audit is performing and the steps individual functions are taking to increase their contribution to their respective organizations.
- The Internal Audit Analytics Conundrum—Finding your path through data
1/21/14 | Risk Assurance
Business development during recent decades has involved extensive use of technology designed to drive business competitiveness and expand new business horizons. Integrating data analytics into your Internal Audit approach can help you achieve your audit objectives in a more reliable and cost-effective way. This white paper highlights what Internal Audit can be doing to help utilize analytics across their audit plan.
WebcastAligning your GRC solution with the revised COSO Internal Control-Integrated Framework webcast - January 28, 2014
12/19/13 | Risk Assurance
PwC's Risk Assurance Group invites you to attend this webcast to learn how to improve the alignment of your GRC Solution to the updated COSO Internal Control Framework.
10Minutes10Minutes on service provider transparency
12/10/13 | Risk Assurance
Businesses depend on service providers to handle confidential data, run essential business processes, and manage critical technology. This can leave businesses vulnerable to service provider breakdowns. The result can be the providers’ clients violating regulations and even losing customer trust. Yet many businesses may know less than they realize about their service providers’ controls. This 10Minutes discusses how SOC 2 and SOC 3 reports can give businesses the picture they need to have solid confidence in their service providers.
10Minutes10Minutes on why the COSO Update deserves your attention
5/14/13 | Risk Assurance
COSO has published a PwC-authored update to its framework, the first in over 20 years, which gives you an opportunity to refresh your controls for today's environment.