Password or Passphrase, Two Sides of the Same Coin

As discussed in the previous post below, we determined that the average user of technology is required to memorize many different login credentials and a helpful tool is a password manager. In this post I will discuss the somewhat controversial topic, at least in...

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More Passwords, More Problems

During the past decade, the number of passwords we need to remember has grown exponentially. I am old enough to remember a time when I only needed to remember three passwords: one for work, one for personal email, and one for a forum of which I was a member. Now, at...

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COVID-19 Pandemic Work Arrangement Plans

In a recent poll of national human resource directors conducted by McConnell & Jones, a new normal is expected when it comes to the traditional office environment:  47% of respondents indicated that a hybrid of work from office & home would be the new...

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A Day in the Life: A Perspective from a Virtual Intern

For many students, myself included, internships in their field of study are essential to successful outcomes after graduation. This summer, I'm interning with McConnell & Jones as an Audit Intern for the Houston office. My internship has been completely virtual...

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COVID-19: Next Steps for Internal Audit

Internal audit is in a unique position to assist organizations navigate these unchartered times.  Organizations are in a state of flux as they try to respond to the regulatory, financial and operational crisis that they are facing from this pandemic.    As internal...

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Heightened Hacking: How to Avoid Being a Victim

Since the escalation of COVID-19 cases, malicious activity from cybercriminals is also on the rise. Hackers are taking advantage of the coronavirus fear to carry out attacks. This is done by creating websites that claim to have cures for the virus or by spreading...

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Interviewing in the Midst of a Pandemic

It has been more than four weeks since many of the United States’ cities implemented Stay-At-Home orders due to COVID-19. As we're all adjusting to this "new normal", we must also adjust the way that we conduct business which includes the interview process. Here are...

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Six Key Data Governance Questions For Directors

If there's anything that's defining successful businesses today, it's the understanding, use, and strategy around an organization’s data.  Does your company incorporate data governance into its business strategy? Your data governance framework should provide guidance...

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How Businesses Benefit from Big Data Analytics

Business data has existed for a long time, whether in filing cabinets, ledgers or storage devices. But today businesses both large and small have to deal with huge collections of data every day. This has seen the rise of data analytics trends that include deep...

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