Preparing the Accountability Profession for 21st Century Challenges

GAO-08-1017CG July 8, 2008
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This a Comptroller General presentation given to the Institute of Internal Auditors' 2008 International Conference in San Francisco, CA on July 8, 2008. Major topics of this presentation include: gauging current and emerging challenges, potential fiscal outcomes, federal information security weaknesses, ways to strengthen the accountability profession, and GAO's goals for establishing government auditing standards.