Approva CEO Invited to Speak at IIA International Conference

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Prashanth Boccasam to Share Best Practices in Controls Intelligence Strategies from Fortune 500 Companies

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Implementing Continuous Controls Monitoring as a Corporate-wide Initiative

Approva® Corporation ( ), the leading provider of controls intelligence software, announced today the company’s CEO, Prashanth 'PV' Boccasam, will present at this year’s Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) International conference, taking place July 6th-9th at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. This annual event is the world's largest gathering of internal auditors, risk and control specialists. The 2008 conference is expected to draw a high-powered audience of at least 1,500 professionals from more than 45 countries.

Boccasam will be co-presenting with the head of internal audit of a Fortune 500 company and a renowned expert in the area of continuous auditing and automation. The session titled, "Implementing Continuous Controls Monitoring as a Corporate-wide Initiative" will take place on Monday, July 7th, 4:15 - 5:30 pm PST. This session is geared towards helping auditors with a governance, risk and compliance mandate to successfully deploy a continuous controls monitoring strategy that several Fortune 500 and Global 2000 companies have benefitted from.

Innovation in audit automation continues to grow with the increased demand for an end-to-end approach to enterprise security and compliance. However with all the existing automation solutions available in the market, it is imperative to formulate a controls intelligence strategy that delivers the best return on your compliance investments. The Approva session at IIA International 2008 will demonstrate real world examples from a Fortune 500 company that has taken continuous controls monitoring to new levels in audit automation. You can also discuss the best controls strategy for your organization with Approva representatives at the IIA International conference by visiting our booth #314.

About Approva
Approva® Corporation is the leading provider of controls intelligence software and is the industry standard for three of the five largest audit and advisory firms. We automate controls across SAP, Oracle, JD Edwards, PeopleSoft and other legacy ERP applications. Global companies such as Bayer, Colgate Palmolive, DirecTV, Discovery Communications, First Advantage, Honeywell, P&G, Pratt & Whitney, Siemens and T-Mobile rely on Approva to reduce compliance risk, increase operational efficiency and flag exceptions to their business controls. Approva has certified integrations with Microsoft, Sun Microsystems, IBM and SAP to provide a holistic GRC solution. For more information, visit or call us at +1-703-956-8300.

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