A joint report from the Internal Audit Foundation and Crowe, Blockchain and Internal Audit, asks, “What steps, if any, should the profession be taking in response to this transformational technology?”

Though evidence suggests that the profession as a whole has not yet taken a leading role in this area, this 20-page research paper provides internal auditors in various types of organizations with a basic framework for assessing their current level of blockchain technology preparedness. The authors’ intent was to create a road map for developing audit plans that address potential issues as they are encountered.

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