The most important benefit of creating an Authority Document list is that the Common Controls Hub will automatically de-duplicate redundant mandates and Common Controls that show up in multiple regulations creating the smallest list of controls possible to meet your compliance requirements. This reduces compliance cost, complexity, and effort and improves audit and reporting capabilities.
Lists can represent specific areas of an organization (geographic, type of business, etc.), general guidance (national or international standards), or a collection of other lists. Lists can be separated or combined to include regional, business vertical or general coverage (like SOX or Privacy).
Authority Document lists can also be compared for an instant gap/overlap analysis, enabling you to see which Common Controls appear in List A, which appear in List B, and which appear in both A and B. Performing an instant gap/overlap analysis also allows you to gain awareness of how challenging a new initiative, Authority Document, or Authority Document list could be to implement.