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Chief audit executives identify IT Governance as top risk for 2021

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The FINANCIAL — COVID-19 has reorganized the risk landscape for chief audit executives (CAEs), as CAEs have listed IT governance as the top risk for 2021, according to Gartner, Inc. Analysts said the pandemic is giving rise to new sets of risks while exacerbating long-standing vulnerabilities. Gartner conducted interviews and surveys from across its global network of client organizations to identify the top 12 risks, or “Audit Plan Hot Spots,” facing boards, audit committees and executives entering 2021 (see Figure 1). The Audit Plan Hot Spots Report revealed that IT governance is displacing data governance, which was the top entry for 2020…

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Chief audit executives identify IT Governance as top risk for 2021

5 mins read

The FINANCIAL — COVID-19 has reorganized the risk landscape for chief audit executives (CAEs), as CAEs have listed IT governance as the top risk for 2021, according to Gartner, Inc. Analysts said the pandemic is giving rise to new sets of risks while exacerbating long-standing vulnerabilities. Gartner conducted interviews and surveys from across its global…