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Internal auditors have a strong desire to know more about emerging technologies and improve the way they use technology to perform their duties, according to a new survey.

The survey included more than 600 internal auditors by global consulting firm Protiviti.

Mobile applications and social media are among the top areas of technical knowledge that internal auditors most need to improve, according to the global survey.

Computer-assisted audit tools and data analysis tools top the list of audit process knowledge internal auditors crave the most.

“Internal audit professionals’ plates are more than full as they strive to protect their companies from exposure to risk while assessing new technologies and learning new regulatory requirements and professional standards,” Brian Christensen, CPA, Protiviti’s executive vice president for global internal audit, said in a news release.

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