Common Control Framework

Common Control Framework is a set of controls or requirements designed to eliminate or mitigate the duplication of multiple frameworks. Establishing a common control framework has the potential to eliminate the duplication of requirements within frameworks and simplify the process of scoping, defining, and maintaining compliance. As a result, organizations have the potential to save significant time and resources, since they are not forced to recreate the GRC security each time a new compliance mandate is published. It gives organizations the power to test once and comply with many regulations simultaneously. To create a common controls framework, organizations should determine which regulations they are subject to and the cost of noncompliance, whether or not regulators expect strict compliance, and the organization’s readiness.  

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