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​Internal Audit’s Key Role in Cyber Preparedness

Alarming growth in high-profile cyberattacks is shocking the business community globally toward greater awareness of protecting data that increasingly serves as an organization’s life blood. Not surprisingly, much of today’s cybersecurity efforts focus on prevention.

A new report released at the 2015 Governance, Risk and Control (GRC) Conference in Phoenix urges companies and organizations to take a more holistic view of cybersecurity—from prevention through recovery—by recognizing the critical role of internal audit. Internal Audit’s Role in Cyber Preparedness: The Importance of a Holistic Approach maintains that organizations must learn to anticipate, withstand, and recover from cyberattacks to be truly cyber-prepared.

Read the news release.