Auditing the RPA environment
Our approach towards addressing risks in a BOT environment
Automation is the buzzword today and companies of various sizes are implementing Robotic Process Automation (also referred to as RPA or Bot) in various business processes. The benefits such as controls effectiveness, process efficiencies, and improved customer experiences have enticed organizations to adopt different levels of automation in their businesses. There are multiple aspects of process automation which lead to an elevated risk exposure as compared to a typical IT Application. From an audit perspective, there are changes in process risk definitions post automation. This PoV highlights the different factors involved in auditing the RPA enabled environment.