More companies are using "continuous auditing" techniques, which are designed to use technology to accelerate the internal audit cycle and improve risk and control assurance, according to a new study from PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Conducted earlier this year, the survey includes responses from 444 audit managers -- half of whom said that they already use continuous auditing techniques, an increase from 35 percent in 2005. Of the companies without techniques in place, 31 percent said that they have plans in place to begin making changes.

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