Some cautionary thoughts on "predictive coding" [PDF 841Kb] - September 2014
Discovery has always been a part of litigation, investigations and regulatory inquiries. The huge volumes of data and the increasing complexity of matters can increase the cost of the e-discovery (discovery of electronic information) to unacceptable levels. In recent years, software companies have been offering the next generation of concept-based search and classification technology: predictive coding or technology-assisted review. The fourth edition in the series weighs in on the pros and cons of using this approach to manage the discovery process.
Protect or Perish: An in-depth look at POS malware and ColdFusion [PDF 142KB] - June 2014
In today’s reality, cybercrime is becoming more and more commonplace, putting organizations in danger of both financial and reputational damage. A data breach can strike an organization at any time, and the impact can be crippling. The third edition of Forensic Focus provides and indepth look at POS malware and ColdFusion exploits.
Third-Party Integrity Risks [PDF 70KB] - November 2013
In second edition of Forensic Focus, Third-Party Integrity Risks, KPMG analyzed the findings of approximately 8,000 integrity due diligence reports that KPMG’s global firms have conducted in order to understand the nature of risks facing organizations through third-party business associations. The results of our analysis challenge some widely held assumptions about due diligence practices and the nature of third-party risk.
Hiding in plain sight: The anatomy of a bribe [PDF 840KB] - July 2013
The first in the series, Hiding in plain sight: The anatomy of a bribe reveals the risk of bribery and corruption while operating in foreign countries. Bribes can lurk anywhere that there is contact with foreign officials, and are most often camouflaged as legitimate payments. The recent changes to Canada's Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act makes it more important than ever for Canadian companies to understand the anatomy of a bribe.