Internal Audit (IA) and Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) professionals are often charged with reading SOC reports from service providers to gain an understanding of each vendor’s controls, but many may not know how you can also use these reports to also enhance, mature, and drive their own audit and governance functions.
While in school, did you ever have a professor that would sneakily test on obscure materials? You could read the textbooks, but that material you assumed would be the bulk of an exam wasn’t mentioned—instead, your test questions were focused on the footnotes or some other material you weren’t aware of or clearly alerted to review beforehand.
Prolific and unique musician MF Doom once said, “I'm always trying to show versatility. I'm juggling, and I'm flipping fire, and I'm chewing gum and rhyming at the same time... on a unicycle, while playing the drums.”
If you’ve ever skied before, you might know that anything can happen on a mountain. It might be your first time on the slopes or you might have traversed a certain run hundreds of times, but all it takes is a little loose powder, a wayward stick, or even another skier in your way to have you eating snow and nursing bruises.
If you’ve ever dieted before, you know the temptation to add something extra to your meal—you know, something actually tasty, or just something else that you believe will satisfy a craving.