KYC/AML Quality Assurance in the Cloud

KYC/AML Quality Assurance in the Cloud

In this case study you will discover how the Compliance team at a top-10 global investment bank was able to respond quickly to new regulatory requirements using LiveDataset’s tooling and the benefits generated.   When Business and Technology come together –...
10-year milestone: Ivelina Ivanova

10-year milestone: Ivelina Ivanova

10 years at Krescendo, what a milestone… I started this journey once upon a time when I was still a student. It happened accidentally as I had not planned to do a sandwich course but my closest university friends did and with a bit of peer pressure there I was,...
Cyber Essentials Plus Re-Certification

Cyber Essentials Plus Re-Certification

When it comes to IT security, it can seem a bit like the Wild West out there. What we read and hear can be scary too. However, rather than operate in fear, we should embrace process and controls so that our day to day operations have security at the heart of them....
Did lockdown bug you?

Did lockdown bug you?

Better hurry writing this post… with many COVID-19 restrictions imminently lifted, we’ll soon forget about lockdown. Tossed into socially distanced twilight zones, we suddenly had to fill – between four walls and the local park – those chunks...
Is it ok to talk about mistakes?

Is it ok to talk about mistakes?

An “expert” is a man who has made all the mistakes which can be made, in a narrow field. This quote from Niels Bohr (Nobel prize for physics in 1922) suggests a central role for mistakes in scientific discovery. Still, publicly sharing mistakes is kind of...
COVID-19 Risk Assessment

COVID-19 Risk Assessment

Over the last couple weeks, Krescendo duly carried out the recommended COVID-19 risk assessment, in preparation for the gradual resumption of office life. I don’t know about you but audits and risk assessments arouse conflicting emotions in me: initially, a...