Raising the Bar provides a fascinating insight into the key issues facing the internal auditor. The author, Dan Swanson, is a seasoned internal audit professional who is well kwn in the field of internal auditing, governance, compliance and risk management. For many years, he has spearheaded drives to share and debate new developments that affect the work of the internal audit professional. This new book encompasses a compilation of articles that Dan has prepared over the years, many of which have been published in Compliance Week, brought together in this important new kwledge portal.
Dan Swanson is a 26-year internal audit veteran, who was formerly the Director of Professional Practices at the Institute of Internal Auditors. Swanson has completed audit projects for over 30 different organizations, spending almost 10 years in government auditing (federal, provincial and municipal levels), and the rest in the private sector, mainly in the financial services, transportation and health sectors. Dan has completed more than 50 IT conversion audits and a dozen comprehensive audits of the IT function. He is currently focused on improving the practice of information security.