Insights, trends, and tips for smarter governance, risk management, and compliance.
SOX is becoming more challenging and time consuming each year, but improved processes and technology adoption can help reduce SOX costs.read more
For IT managers, audit readiness means less time dealing with IT audit and more time focusing on mission-critical work. Here are 9 steps to make it happen.read more
Additional features enhance ACL’s data-driven SOX solution Over 15 years after its introduction, SOX compliance remains a challenge for many organizations. With the hours spent on SOX compliance and controls (and accompanying costs involved) increasing each year,...read more
We’re excited to announce two new courses in ACL Academy: How to Manage Audits in ACL and Automating and Monitoring Policy Compliance.read more
The hype around GDPR compliance may have died off, but that doesn’t mean that your obligations have. We show you how to manage GDPR vendor DPAs using ACL.read more
A Forrester Total Economic Impact (TEI) study commissioned by ACL uncovered the potential ROI for an ACL customer performing Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) audits and reviews.read more
ACL wins Silver Stevie International Business Award for Best New Product in Software—Governance Risk & Compliance
To round out the summer awards season, we’re excited to announce our Silver Stevie International Business Awards® win for Best New Products in the Governance, Risk & Compliance Software category!read more
ACL is thrilled to be recognized as a finalist in the 2018 SaaS Awards category for Best Data-Driven Product!read more
Read about the winners of this year’s ACL Impact Awards, those organizations who are using our technology to deliver positive impacts around the world.read more
Find out how a properly structured SOX self-assessment program, the right controls, and automation can help ease the burden of ICFR.read more
Gaining access to data and obtaining approval to install software can often be challenging. Here are quick tips for working through IT objections and how to deal with common concerns.read more
Numerous organizations have moved to the cloud, but there are still many unfounded objections about security and performance. Here, we explore four common cloud myths.read more
Big-data analytics offers numerous competitive advantages. Keith Bailey, director of finance, ACL, discusses how finance leaders can get started on implementing a big-data program in their organizations.read more
John Verver examines how to determine the effectiveness of controls as part of your SOX compliance program, and whether transaction monitoring should be part of your control process.read more
Upgrading your TSL protocol doesn’t have to be difficult; find out how to automate the process with ACL.read more
A key risk indicator (KRI) identifies your risk exposure over time. But how do you know you’ve selected the right ones for your financial institution? Check out the common characteristics shared by good KRIs.read more
Read three ways ACL can help you get ready for the impending European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).read more
From basic navigation, to conducting duplicate payments tests, to automating audits with scripting, the ACL Analytics Foundations Program introduces you to everything you need to know to get off the ground running.read more
The deadline for GDPR is looming–are you ready? John Verver discusses the drawbacks and risks of using spreadsheets, and why there is no better time to examine your compliance processes.read more
What can you expect in the GRC space in 2018? John Verver shares his top 6 trends and predictions, including automation, smarter technology and new data sources for data-driven GRC.read more
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