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Setting the Audit Committee Agenda for 2018

Protiviti recently published a suggested 2018 agenda of items audit committees should consider over the next twelve mont...
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Are You a Biotech Company Eyeing an IPO? Be Sure to Assess These 3 Areas First

This article outlines three specific areas that biotech companies should thoroughly assess when deciding whether to go p...
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Maintaining Staffing Equilibrium With a Flexible Workforce

Historically, accounting has been a straightforward function. However, leaders in finance and accounting may find that t...
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Ransomware: Analyzing Risk and Protecting Critical Assets

In this issue of Board Perspectives, we provide four ways boards can respond strategically to ransomware exposures.
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Product Development Audit Work Program

This sample product development audit program includes risk analysis, special and operational considerations, and evalua...
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Record Retention Questionnaire

This tool helps to assure that records are retained in compliance with any regulatory record retention requirements and ...
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Security Policy and Procedure Evaluation Report: Data Security

This report records the results of an evaluation of data security policies and procedures. This report format that can b...
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Business Partner Royalty Audit Report

This sample audit report covers business partner agreement compliance and includes a review of company compliance relate...
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Disclosure of Private Data Policy

This sample policy outlines procedures for the disclosure, protection and transfer of a company's private data.
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Direct Deposit of Royalty Payments Audit Work Program

This audit work program focuses on determining whether the sensitive information collected for the direct deposit of roy...
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Contract Management Process Flow

Contract management consists of the steps taken to request and approve consulting, royalty and other service contracts. ...
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Intellectual Property Process Audit Report

This audit report shares findings from a review of a company’s patents, trademarks and trade secrets processes.
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Confidentiality Policy: Sample 3 (Healthcare)

This policy outlines a set of procedures to protect patients' right to privacy, to protect confidential information...
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Research and Development Expense Policy

Research and development expenses include the conceptual formulation, design and testing of product alternatives, constr...
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Third-Party Licensing Process Audit Report

This audit report reviews the processes utilized by a company to comply with third-party licensing agreements.
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Social Media Risks Guide

This document can be used as a guide for identifying and mitigating social media risks within an organization.
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Acceptable Use Policy

This tool contains two sample policies that establish standards and procedures organizations should follow for governing...
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Email Policy

This document contains two sample policies that provide guidelines and procedures for understanding and following an org...
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Confidentiality Policy

This tool includes three sample policies that highlight guidelines and procedures for maintaining the confidentiality of...
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Intellectual Property Risk: Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

This tool defines core risks and key performance indicators related to an organization's intellectual property (IP)...
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End-User Information Security Background Policy

This policy sample establishes guidelines and procedures common to use of all company information technology systems.
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Internet Usage Policy

This tool includes four sample policies that define a company’s guidelines and procedures related to employee use of the...
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Work Papers Guide: You Are as Good as Your Work Papers

Work papers are documents produced during an audit engagement. These papers are formally referred to as audit documentat...