How to improve digital security against cyber threats

In 2021, technology companies were alarmed by the cyberattack on the IT provider SolarWinds, a company that suffered a highly sophisticated, extremely targeted manual attack that was carried out by an external national state.

Internal Audit & Risk Advisory Services

To demonstrate their corporate responsibility and risk management strategies, organisations and businesses must incorporate internal audit and risk advisory services. […]

Remote accounting and audit in 2022

How has technology and remote working changed the execution of accounting and auditing in 2022? We take a look at the sector post-pandemic.

Root Cause Analysis

Have you heard of Root Cause Analysis (RCA)?

In the auditing world, it has recently taken centre stage as audit practices around the globe prepare for the 15 December 2022 – the effective date of the new International Standard for Quality Management auditing standard (ISQM1).

Managing cybersecurity threats

In 2011, Sony warned that the names, addresses and other personal data of about 77 million people with accounts on its PlayStation Network have been stolen, damaging its prestige and brand image.
And if this can happen to a giant like Sony, how can it impact a small or medium organization whose cyber-defenses are generally weaker than big-company security systems?” Ricardo Gameroff looks at what companies can do to help themselves.

Audit data and technology

Recently there’s been increased focus from regulators for auditors to test the completeness and accuracy of information, and also the relevance and reliability of external information. Here’s how technology can improve the quality of your audit.

Kreston ACA PAC partners future thoughts on ESG and audit

Wee Kwang, partner at Kreston ACA PCA shared his views with the international accounting bulletin in the world survey. This is on accountancy firms’ transparency to environmental, social and governance plans to prove their sustainability on the planet and society.

Exxon Mobil, Mauritania, Africa

Exxon Mobil, one of the world’s largest oil and gas companies, appointed member firm Exco GHA Mauritanie to carry out accounting, tax and payroll services for three of their subsidiaries in Mauretania.

Ping Identity Corporation, Bangalore, India

Ping acquired a software development company in India and decided to outsource the accounting, tax, GST, payroll and AP functions. The company was looking for an outsourcing partner.

Azur, Cameroon, Africa

Kreston member firm, Exco Fidaco, accounting and consulting expert, was appointed by Azur as statutory auditors and have worked for Azur for six years. Azur PLC Cameroon have ambitions to expand.