4 steps to achieving “IPE” confidence for SOX Compliance
By David Roe

How comfortable are you with the system-generated data you use to make important decisions? Are you confident that data fully supports your key controls for…Read More

Three Keys to Managing Data Security in the Cloud
By David Roe

Scan any business or technology journal today, and you’ll find a growing and impressive list of reasons to move at least some of your business…Read More

How to Use a General Ledger to Find (and Stop) Fraud
By Margie Reinhart

To identify whether an organization is vulnerable or has been a victim of fraudulent behavior, it’s critical to spot common warning signs of internal fraud…Read More

SOX News Channel: 2015 Season Highlights
By David Roe

In one word, how would you describe your company’s 2015 Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) assessment experience? A few words we’ve heard from various clients: exhausting, over-reaching, challenging, painful, costly, time-consuming, rigorous and stressful. If this sounds familiar, you’re not alone. Public companies continued to face high expectations and level of effort to assess effectiveness of internal controls over financial reporting….Read More

Best Practices for Reducing Third-Party Risk Through Vendor SOC Reports
By Vicki Humphrey

Vendors and other third-party business partners have caused some big data breaches. Learn how reducing third-party risk through vendor SOC Reports can keep this from happening to you….Read More

Bridgepoint Hires Fraud and Forensics Investigation Expert
By Bridgepoint Consulting

Bridgepoint Consulting has named Margie Reinhart as Director, specializing in financial fraud and forensic investigations in the firm’s Business Turnaround & Restructuring practice area. As a CPA, CFF and CFE, Reinhart has amassed significant expertise in forensic analysis, litigation consulting, risk management, SOX, and internal audit. …Read More

When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Control
By David Roe

It can happen in any industry: A sharp downturn. Massive layoffs. Painful restructuring. Shifting priorities. The winds of change are blowing at what seems like hurricane force, and in this climate of extreme volatility, one of the first casualties is often compliance. As leaders make the tough decisions about who to let go and who to keep, it can be tempting to cut overhead by reducing resources in all areas of the organization, including ambassadors of compliance. …Read More

Where does your data go at night?
By Sam Wood

You go through great lengths – firewalls, intrusion prevention systems, PCI audit, SSAE16 audit – to keep your sensitive data protected. But what happens every night when your information leaves the data center? Are your vendors following the same rigorous measures to keep your data secure?…Read More