1. ISACA issues control framework for information security
The Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) has released CoBIT 5 for information security, which builds on its recently released CoBIT 5 framework to provide practical guidance for those interested in security at all levels of an organisation.
2. WEF: cyber resilience needs to be top priority for CEOs
Hyper-connectivity and new developments in hacking require chief executives to take ownership of cyber risk management, according to a report published by the World Economic Forum in collaboration with Deloitte.
3. APB consults on revisions to auditing standards on the use of internal audit
The Auditing Practices Board (APB) is seeking views on proposed changes to how external auditors use and evaluate internal audits.
4. London 2012 publishes stress test results and case studies
The London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games (Locog) has reported that over 100 firms participated in the recent “stress test” that exercised their business continuity plans for the duration of the games. To help businesses that are still in the planning process, Locog has published a number of preparedness case studies.
5. RIMS survey finds small rise in cost of risk
Despite expectations that insured losses from natural disasters in 2011 would send insurance premiums skyrocketing, the 2012 benchmark survey from the Risk Management Society indicates that the total cost of risk has increased only mildly in the past year.