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IT auditing and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance

key strategies for business improvement

by Chorafas, Dimitris N.

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Published by Auerbach Publications in Boca Raton .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Information technology -- Auditing,
  • Auditing, Internal

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementDimitris N. Chorafas.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD30.2 .C477 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16729127M
    ISBN 109781420086171
    LC Control Number2008014241

    It has been more than 10 years since the initial passage of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) of and, even today, many organizations still struggle to fulfill their auditing and compliance not done smartly, meeting your obligations as a publicly traded company can be expensive, time-consuming and ultimately counterproductive for your business goals. • Elaboration of annual internal audit global risk assessment. • Performance of SOX (Sarbanes Oxley), financial, operational and compliance (AML/CTF compliance program) audits at subsidiary Title: Senior Internal Auditor at ITW.


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