Tuesday, January 03, 2006
Forrester Trends 2006: SOX Compliance Moves To The Next Level
2006 TRENDS TO WATCH IN SOX COMPLIANCE: Controls automation and monitoring solutions will solidify. 2006 will be the year of acceleration for software tools to continuously monitor and automate controls. Companies will adopt these tools to detect errors, monitor transactional integrity, and prevent fraudulent or unauthorized activities.
RECOMMENDATIONS: Consider controls automation and monitoring tools. Automated solutions for analyzing transactional integrity and controlling application access/segregation of duties are maturing. In 2006, consider controls automation and monitoring solutions to detect errors and discourage fraud, in lieu of manual, sample-based auditing methods.
posted by Brian Moran @ 9:00 AM