Internal Auditors’ Views on Risks, Responsibilities, and Opportunities.
The Internal Audit Foundation and Crowe conducted a survey among chief audit executives (CAEs) and audit directors to develop a better understanding of organizations’ data protection policies and practices. And the results? Riveting! Download the second in a three-part series to sharpen your POV.
As the second part of a three-part series of research activities, this report builds on a foundation laid in early 2020 with the publication of “Privacy and Data Protection Part 1: Internal Audit’s Role in Establishing a Resilient Framework.” Where the stated purpose of that report was to assist internal auditors in assessing their current level of preparedness regarding privacy and data protection issues, the purpose of this report is to present the findings of an Internal Audit Foundation (Foundation) survey and field interviews to examine how internal audit as a profession is responding to these issues.