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With cyber-attacks on organisations on the increase one of the most common attack techniques we are seeing at present continues to be phishing and whaling attacks. So what are these? And more importantly; what can you do to stay safe?
Instances of fraud are not only becoming more prevalent but are also increasing in complexity. Auditors have a responsibility to remain alert to the prospect of fraud and professional scepticism is crucial.
The National Business Review (NBR) recently published an article profiling Upper Hutt College, whose former executive officer Donald Hancox plead guilty to 10 fraud charges in relation to his swindling $375,000 from the college.
Hopefully that headline gets your attention. Sadly in our experience as auditors this statement is true. We are yet to find the perfectly protected organisation when it comes to fraud risk. However there are some basic things any organisation can do to help protect itself.