Detecting Fraud with Analytics: Rounded Numbers

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Rounded number checks when auditing

Author: Andreas Ong, Technical Manager: Cloud & Data Analytics, CaseWare Australia & New Zealand Mark J Nigrini, Ph.D. wrote a very good article published in the Journal of Accountancy and titled “Round Numbers: A fingerprint of fraud”. It is about how auditors can benefit from understanding when the overuse of certain numerals might be a red flag for malfeasance. When … Read More

How Safe Is My Data on the Cloud?

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How Safe Is Data in Cloud

One of the common concerns we hear of from prospective CaseWare Cloud subscribers is regarding data security – if my data isn’t in a box in the office, where does it go and who can access it? It is a legitimate concern to have too – there are a number of cloud platform providers being used now by Australian cloud-based … Read More

Developing our Analytics Product – The Journey

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Developing CaseWare Analytics Product

At every CaseWare Customer Conference held in Australia in recent memory, Dwight Wainman (founder and CEO of CaseWare International) always talks about data and how ‘Big Data’ availability will change the way we do audits. With advancements in technology, more and more data is being made available to be shared between applications and more data is now easily available to … Read More

Making the Move to the Cloud

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How Safe Is Data in Cloud

“Have you thought about making the “move to the cloud” and always put it in the too hard basket, or just delayed the decision because it needs more investigation? Maybe your investigation needs to start now, as you could be saving yourself a heap of time and money when you do ‘bite the (cloud) bullet’. Some of the reasons outlined … Read More

Your Privacy – What is CaseWare doing to secure it?

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CaseWare Cloud Data Privacy

CaseWare employs a variety of methods to ensure privacy of your information: Encryption of the data in transit using https Encryption of the data on the SQL server Use Amazon Web Services (AWS) who provide a secure platform for CaseWare Cloud Australia and New Zealand Cloud sites are on AWS servers in Australia Back-ups for Australia and New Zealand Cloud … Read More

Enhanced Cloud Security for CaseWare Online

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Cloud Security for CaseWare Online

Update to SQL Server December 2016 We’re always looking for better ways to ensure that your data in CaseWare Cloud is secure. One of the enhancements that we have implemented to our Australian Caseware Cloud products in December 2016 is to apply the “encrypted at rest” feature to the SQL server databases. CaseWare International explains it this way: Is my … Read More

Explained: the secure client portal on CaseWare Cloud

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The secure client portal on CaseWare Cloud

A few years ago I started to use professional accounting services to assist me with my paperwork. I was surprised that there was no easy or secure way for me to send documents electronically to my accountant. I also found it difficult to send my queries directly to the accountant, since the email address given was the generic email address. … Read More

CaseWare Online – Better than just “Cloud Enabled”

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Author: Andreas Ong, CaseWare Technical Manager I have been reading about the problems we encountered with the Census, or when Sydney was hit with an extreme storm that brought down the internet connection on the Amazon server and disabled the services that were hosted there. Similarly, the recent problem in the Monash Health’s Emergency Wards where the electronic patient management … Read More

Working Fully in the Cloud

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CaseWare is a technology company, and because of that we embrace new technology and have a go. We regularly test new technology to gauge whether it can help us to help our customers to achieve more in servicing their clients. (This is the reason our IT guru, the one and only Mr. Graham, has a lot of grey hair.) So … Read More