Digital Intelligence

Digital Intelligence provides operational, finance, and technology professionals with insights into topics related to cybersecurity, internal audit, regulatory compliance, digital solutions, and informational technology, including best practices and process transformation.

Articles June 01, 2021 What To Do if You Were Just Acquired by a SPAC

Chances are that if you were determined to be SPAC-worthy, you’ve have already invested in a sound foundation including governance, reporting and control. This article explains some of the ways public companies are expected to build and support this …

Articles May 27, 2021 What To Do To Prepare for the Shift in Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Investing and Reporting

More and more investors are becoming conscious of the environmental and societal impact of organizations and their operations. This signifies the growing need for sustainable business practices and information related to environmental, social, and go…

Articles May 25, 2021 What To Do: Performing and Refreshing Fraud Risk Assessments

As we begin to emerge from a very trying period, it is crucial for management to consider the risk of fraud, including impact and likelihood, especially if the topic has previously not been a top priority.

Articles February 22, 2021 What To Do if an Enterprise Falls Victim to a Ransomware Attack

This article discusses steps an organization can take to minimize this risk of such an event, as well as a process to follow if a ransomware attack does occur.

Articles February 17, 2021 What To Do: Starting a New Job in a Virtual Work Environment

Companies have started hiring remote employees, meaning a completely virtual onboarding process, without ever having met teammates face-to-face. This content focuses on the opportunities and challenges inherent in this process.

Articles February 17, 2021 What To Do: Evaluating Internal Controls During an Initial Public Offering

An IPO may offer many benefits, but it comes with its own challenges. This article examines the importance of internal controls before, during, and after the process.

Articles December 09, 2020 Welcome to the ‘Virtual’ Financial Close

This article features a look at how a ‘virtual close’ utilizes cloud-based accounting systems to extract data from the general ledger that includes accounting transactions and balances to perform the tasks -- such as reconciliations and journal entry…

Articles December 07, 2020 Monitoring OCIE Alerts During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Two recent OCIE risk alerts covered risks pertaining to the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting remote work-from-home environment, including new cybersecurity threats and compliance risk considerations.

Articles December 04, 2020 Cybersecurity Risk Assessments: A Valuable Tool in Cyber Planning

This article examines how risk management programs are designed to factor new and emerging risk drivers, including strategies for properly anticipating and preventing cybersecurity-related risk events.