Gartner Research

Automated SOX Risk Assessment, Scoping and Analysis (Aflac)

Published: 15 April 2019

ID: G00707993

Analyst(s): Audit Research Team


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.

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Solution Highlights



Solution Overview

Stakeholder-Derived Weighted Risk Ratings

Real-Time Risk Heat Map



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