Audit Committee Excellence Series

September 2015
  • Print-friendly version
Audit Committee Excellence Series

At a glance

Achieving excellence: Cybermetrics -- What directors need to know

This edition addresses key considerations related to assessing what cybermetric information directors should be receiving. Cybermetrics are the information and statistics about digital data and IT systems that are used to provide effective oversight of IT risks and strategy. Also, the report addresses the importance of focusing on cybermetrics in a holistic manner because of the interrelationship between IT risks, strategy and operations; baseline cybermetrics that the board must know.

Further reading:

Achieving excellence: Dealing with investigations – June 2015

Achieving excellence: Role, composition, and performance – May 2015

Achieving excellence: Overseeing accounting changes - February 2015

Achieving excellence: Overseeing external auditors - September 2014

Achieving excellence: Overseeing internal audit - July 2014

Achieving excellence: Financial reporting oversight - May 2014 

Achieving excellence: Assessing the company’s forward-looking guidance practices and the potential risks of consensus estimates – March 2014