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Auditing linux , unix OS..in 120 seconds flat

Well, most of us have seen the movie Gone in 60 seconds, so I decided to write a baseline script for auditing linux and most unix operating systems in well under 2 mins – averages about  130 seconds on my test Centos and Red hat distributions. 92 more words

Information Security

Auditing as a Career


Auditing is a part of business finance to check ledgers and financial statements of an organization. This is one of the career options available in the field of accounting to play an important role in business. 662 more words

Career Guidance

Auditing The Matrix

I was asked by a management colleague this week – how do you train your team to see things my team don’t? The premise behind the question was why internal audit continues to see issues and risks and propose solutions that the management team doesn’t. 1,045 more words


2017 Oscars or: How I Learned to Start Worrying and Doubt the Auditors

I can’t recall the last time accountancy was at the media forefront like this.

You’ve no doubt heard of the fiasco happening late Sunday evening/early Monday morning at the Oscars.  573 more words

Digital Signatures

I have defined previously some of the computer security terms and definitions. So far, the encryption and decryption operations provide confidentiality, where the information is kept secret from all but authorized parties (protect the information from being readable to unauthorised people). 271 more words


How Queensland Audit Office uses data analysis to improve its auditing

Originally posted on Good Practice Exchange at the Wales Audit Office :

What can we learn from the way that the Queensland Audit Office uses data analytics in their audits? 15 more words

Wales Audit Office


I will never forget my first experience with a Progressive Beef audit. While our feed yard had participated in the Beef Quality Assurance Feed Yard Assessment for several years, my veterinarian filled the role of auditor under that voluntary educational program.  492 more words