Given their oversight roles, how can boards and audit committees help ensure that the company is getting the appropriate insights from data and analytics while taking the necessary precautions to protect the company, its employees, customers, and others?
Top cyber security considerations for the board
Tony Buffomante, Principal of KPMG’s Cyber Practice, talks about board of directors’ involvement with their organizations’
KPMG Cyber: Exercising board oversight responsibly
Insights and highlights from the 2019 KPMG Board Leadership Conference, including the economic and geopolitical outlook; the CEO perspective; board engagement in strategy; technology, digital disruption, data risk, and privacy; long-term performance; shareholder versus stakeholder primacy; talent, diversity, culture, the workforce of the future; and hot topics for board committees.
This quarter, and in the months ahead, a number of developments impacting financial reporting will need to be front and center for audit committees.
The ongoing threat of cyber attacks has put cyber risk near the top of board and audit committee agendas.
What information is key to assessing whether management has its arms around cyber risk? Certainly, the audit committee needs to hear from a Chief Information Security Officer or Chief Information Officer who is knowledgeable and can help them see the big picture. But what should be the key areas of focus? While the answer will vary depending on the situation, we suggest four areas of focus.
Four areas for higher education audit committees to consider as they carry out their 2017 agendas
The survey findings offer insights that audit committees around the world can use to sharpen their focus, benchmark responsibilities and practices, and strengthen oversight.
Cybersecurity and data protection are no longer just IT risks; they’re strategic business risks of the highest order.
Audit committee effectiveness clearly hinges on some fundamentals, including the right committee composition and dynamics; an up-to-date charter with well-defined responsibilities; a risk-based approach to setting the committee's agenda; an understanding of current and emerging issues; and proactive, engaged oversight beyond the boardroom.
In this edition of Global Boardroom Insights, seasoned directors and risk professionals from the around the world share their thoughts on how boards are strengthening their oversight of risk—particularly in the context of strategy.
In this issue of Global Boardroom Insights, KPMG’s Audit Committee Institute asked audit committee chairs around the world for their views on the audit committee’s workload.
In the latest issue of Global Boardroom Insights, KPMG's Audit Committee Institute talked to seasoned directors from the United Kingdom, Canada, Hong Kong and the United States for perspectives on a range of issues concerning audit quality and communications
This edition of KPMG's Global Boardroom Insights looks at key elements of effective cyber risk oversight and governance. Over a series of six interviews with global directors and executives,