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Cybersecurity: A call for auditors to lean in

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May 02, 2019

On May 2, 2019, Kathleen M. Hamm, Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) Member, gave the speech "Cybersecurity: Where We Are; What More Can be Done?", at the Baruch College 18th Annual Financial Reporting Conference.

In her speech, Ms. Hamm discusses an emerging area for PCAOB oversight: cybersecurity. Specifically, she explores the dangers posed by cyber and how cybersecurity presents a threat to the financial reporting system and capital markets. she also shares her thoughts on what more audit professionals can do to strengthen the cybersecurity and resiliency of the financial reporting system.

Review the full speech on the PCAOB's website.

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