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Cloud Computing and the Internal Audit Function!

Discover why organizations move to the cloud and how this can have an impact on the internal audit function.

I presented a webinar on cloud computing:


Linked to that webinar an article was published, that first defines cloud computing based on four axes:

  • Service provision model
  • Service access
  • Service resources
  • Service characteristics

Secondly, on why cloud computing is important:

  • Need for more ICT flexibility
  • Need to increase ICT speed
  • Need to reduce ICT costs
  • Need to reduce ICT risks

Next it presents benefits and risks, to conclude on the internal audit challenges:

  • Definition of scope
  • Dependencies on third parties
  • Skills and expertise
  • Access to data

You can read the article on the KPMG webiste:


… or download it here: