The document explores various blockchain platform qualities, industry use cases, risks in the landscape and introduces blockchain audit framework.
This publication focuses on auditing the security of blockchain solutions that can provide assurance with reference to the usage of a secure blockchain platform. It provides insights on various use cases of blockchain, blockchain principles, risk/audit areas and blockchain audit framework. Organisations implementing blockchain solutions and the auditors who are entrusted with the task of validating and reviewing solutions built on this technology would need to adopt a customised audit framework for blockchain. The objective of this publication is to provide an effective audit framework that can offer a methodology to harness and mitigate the risks of blockchain solutions. Organisations implementing blockchain solutions can take steps towards applying audit considerations for assessing those risks through a blockchain audit framework. By leveraging the framework proposed in this publication, organisations can be better equipped to implement secure and resilient solutions during blockchain implementations.
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