Gartner Research

Automated SOX Risk Assessment, Scoping and Analysis (Aflac)

Published: 15 April 2019

ID: G00707993

Analyst(s): Audit Research Team

Summary

This best practice case study helps audit leaders understand how Aflac uses an automated system to streamline SOX risk assessment and scoping. A risk heat map and risk ratings, developed with input from business stakeholders, help ensure assurance work aligns with business priorities.

Table Of Contents

Overview

Solution Highlights

Challenge

Prerequisites

Solution Overview

Stakeholder-Derived Weighted Risk Ratings

Real-Time Risk Heat Map

Results

Recommendations

About This Research

Recommended by the Authors

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