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  • Cyber Security In Canada Essay

    The Internet is growing rapidly, and interconnectivity is increasing. The number of Internet users should top 3 billion in 2015, and by 2018 will be in use by more than ½ of the world’s population [1]. In addition to allowing the world to communicate, the Internet drives economic growth: through e-commerce, about $8 trillion dollars change hands yearly, and the Net contributes significantly to global growth, surpassing the value of some traditional industries such as agriculture, mining and utilities [2]. In Canada, over 92% of the population uses the Internet [1], and the total value of e-commerce is over $136 billion [3]. At personal and corporate levels, we are also developing an “Internet of Things”, a network of devices that perform a variety of daily functions, as well as have the ability to inter-communicate. In 2008 the number of devices connected to the Internet exceeded the number of people on earth, and by 2020 the Internet is expected to consist of 50 billion “things” [4]. This relentless development includes communications with the Internet-exposed portion of our CI, and is called the “Smart Grid” [5]. The pervasive and evolving use of the Internet are not only putting new capabilities into the hands of business and society, but also providing hackers, terrorists and criminals with a vast new landscape to exploit and potentially damage our CI. The frequency of cyber security incidents is rising. According to a 2015 Price Waterhouse Cooper (PWC) world-wide survey,…

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  • The Importance Of Governance, Risk And Compliance

    1 (McInerney,L.skynews.com) Issues this event caused for PricewaterhouseCoopers The Email Abuse article (www.spyequipmentguide.com) explains that “Email is an excellent communication tool and has revolutionized the way in which we communicate with each other. However, it can also waste a lot of precious time, especially in the workplace environment”. Most big companies including PWC have policies and procedures in place that outlines internet and email usage. As a rule, in the working…

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  • Taylor Bean And Whitaker Mortgage Corp.: Case Study

    perception of auditors, as well as strategies to use the plaintiff lawyers that they are against within this cases. The bankruptcy trustee for Taylor Bean & Whitaker Mortgage Corp., is the 12th largest U.S. mortgage lender, which sued PwC for $5.5 billion in damages in 2012 after the bank went bankrupt in August 2009. The Federal regulators Deloitte uncovered a $3 billion fraud involving fake mortgage assets. The bankruptcy trustee for Taylor claim that PwC was negligent in not pointing out the…

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  • Takashimaya Case Study

    position ahead of other competitors such as Marks & Spencer. However, Takashimaya is evidently losing out in the aspect of e-commerce that has helped Marks & Spencer greatly in enhancing its customer base and increasing its revenue. Marks & Spencer operates an online business that currently has more than 5.5 million weekly visitors to its U.K. site and it accounted for 16% of its general merchandise sales in FY2014 as compared to 13% in FY2013 (MarketLine Advantage, July 2015). Thus, it is…

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  • Differences Between MPERS And MFRS

    reliable estimate of the useful life [S19.23] (PWC, 2012). Guidance is not provided for a step-acquisition and for increase in stake after the acquisition date. Measurement period adjustment is one year (PricewaterhouseCoopers, 2009). While for MFRS, according to Section 3, same scope as in MPERS which is application of acquisition method. An acquirer must be identified. However, if the previous owners of a subsidiary gain control of the parent, MFRS requires reverse acquisition accounting…

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  • Malaysian Generation Y Analysis

    addressing the issue of CSR, it is inevitable not to mention stakeholders and sustainability and how CSR influences stakeholder relationships and the economic, social and environmental relationships. Past studies have also highlighted the potential benefits of CSR particularly on employee satisfaction and retention. The review has also discussed the features of generation Y, and their CSR and work expectations generally and in Malaysian SMEs as examined by PricewaterhouseCoopers, Srivastava, Wu…

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  • Importance Of My Relationship Experience

    I was privileged enough to get the opportunity to be a tax intern with PricewaterhouseCoopers in Atlanta, GA this spring. The beginning of my internship experience was a little different from the others because I was able to go to the National Championship in Arizona with an organization on campus that I am a member of. I was quite hesitant to ask for the time off because I was in fact an intern and I wanted to make the best impression possible. I emailed the manager that interviewed me and…

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  • Deloitte Case Study

    I would like to work at one of the “big four” financial firms i.e. “Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, Ernst & Young, KPMG, and PricewaterhouseCoopers,” specifically, Deloitte (Anonymous A, 2015, page 5). Deloitte is a large firm; it has over “220,000 professionals” working worldwide and in 2015, had “35.2 billion dollars” in revenue (“About Deloitte,” 2015). Deloitte and the other “big four” firms have offices around the world in more than “150 territories and countries (Deloitte),” including Montreal,…

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  • According To Streeck Capitalism

    concern would be understandable, but Streeck doesn’t focus on this argument. Furthermore, Streeck assumes that corruption will continue to increase, and is not a changeable thing. Yes, some corporations continue to skirt the rules, but governments continue to crackdown on such activities. There is no trend suggesting that governments have no desire to enforce their rules and let corporations run rampant. Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto recently established the National Anticorruption…

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  • Microsotrategy Scandal Case Study

    ordered a cease-and-desist and the company had to embark on major changes to its corporate governance for future compliance with the securities laws. The officers also were fined approximately $10 million, consented to fraud injunctions, and to penalties of $350,000 which were to be paid by each of the three officers. The officers include Michael Saylor, Sanjeev Bansal and Mark Lynch. The company and officers agreed to these terms without the admission or the denial of the charges. (SEC, 2000)…

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