Have you had your annual business checkup yet? No? There are a lot of banana peels lying around and only a matter of time before someone slips.
Companies are becoming more and more focused on collecting, analyzing and informing decisions based on data. But they may be less diligent about protecting it. Shadow databases are a growing problem for businesses, resulting in anything from extra work, inaccurate databased information to data loss to hackers. Do you know where your data is?
Guest blogger Kelly Wessel is all about the importance of internal controls in preventing fraud for small businesses and nonprofits. But some very small nonprofits think they can't create the separation of duties normally required. Not so. Here's a scaled back way for small nonprofits to add layers of controls.