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Internal Auditor Editorial Calendar

The Internal Auditor editorial calendar is provided for those interested in the special focus of each edition. Cover topics apply to the cover story only, though sometimes other articles, but do not represent a theme for the entire issue. Before submitting a manuscript, please read our Writers’ Guidelines and contact Managing Editor ​David Salierno regarding editorial needs for specific issues.


February — Leadership

Cover: The Full Story: A Realistic View of the Organization's Risks

Other Articles: The Right Skills: Developing Today's Internal Audit Function; A Master Plan for Addressing Regulatory Change

Website: CAE: My First Meeting With the Audit Committee

Production Start: Dec. 1, 2019 

April — Sustainability

Cover: The Responsible Organization: Understanding ESG

Other Articles: Beyond Third Parties: Auditing 4th- and 5th-party Risk; RPA Success Stories

Website: Data Governance

Production Start: Feb. 1, 2020

June — Governance

Cover:Defusing the Toxic Leader

Other Articles: Five Questions I Wish My Audit Committee Chair Had Asked Me; Data Protection in the Post GDPR World; North American Board Chairman

Website: Hacking Biometrics

Production Start: April 1, 2020 

August — Technology

Cover: The Hackable Human

Other Articles: The Digitally Transformed Audit Function; Data: What Is Ethical?; Three Lines of Defense; Global Board Chairman

Website: The Risk of Too Much Data

Production Start: June 1, 2020

October — Risk

Cover: Emerging Leaders

Other Articles: Third-party Risk Management by Industry; The State of Cybersecurity; Recruiting the Next Generation

Website: Talent Management Strategies for Big vs. Small Audit Functions

Production Start: Aug. 1, 2020 

December — Business Continuity and Crisis Response

Cover: Don't Let Your Disaster Be Your Test

Other Articles: Demystifying Artificial Intelligence; New Approaches to Audit Reporting; OnRisk 2021

Website: Understanding the Necessary Skill Sets for Working With Data

Production Start: Oct. 1, 2020

All articles are subject to change. For editorial inquiries, please contact David Salierno, managing editor.
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