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Information Technology Audit and Compliance Services

Blue Arrow CPAs Inc. provides organizations with their specific compliance and security audit requirements across various industries. To ensure safe communication, we identify every vulnerable spot and patch them up. We are continually working toward our goal, developing a sustainable IT network that has a robust foundation, properly implemented, and maintained closely.

Is your organization operations flow paperless?

Capturing knowledge at its source is a cornerstone of maximizing manufacturing processes. This ensures that it should be in a digital format as data reaches the company. Systems of paperless communication minimize the risk of the leakage of classified information.

Why move to the cloud?

Cloud services provide users the opportunity to recover data or carry out failover in case of malfunction. Cloud lets you store and back up your electronic records in a cloud computing service known as Cloud subordinate disaster recovery. It is a safety measure that keeps the data in a cloud computing environment. Moving to cloud storage service will save you from constantly worrying about your data safety.

Plan your IT Budget

Organizations are mostly dependent on information and Technology. To ensure seamless operation, construct a budget plan for IT services. Make sure to update the plan as needed at the beginning of every financial year.

Centralizing your scanning process

Properly train your administrative personnel on document organization. A well-planned training and a dedicated workspace will help you optimize the scanning production of your organization. The operators will be able to organize and handle the documents more efficiently.

To execute this, centralize your scanning procedure. A centralized scanning system can sort through the papers at speed. Centralized scanners are robust, and this system can handle high volumes of scans.

Keep a back up of your organization data.

Verify and store on-site and off-site data every day. It would be best if you practiced this at least once daily to avoid any unexpected hazards. Keep one person in each department who knows about finding and restoring a lost or corrupt file. Make sure you encrypt all your media according to your state's cybersecurity law.

Encrypt your data

Your organization’s data is a valuable resource. All sorts of data, including your personal information, are now processed through the internet. Encryption can protect your data from being seen by unauthorized viewers and trespassers. It makes your data unreadable unless the person is authorized and has the designated passcode for each encrypted file.

Protect your network

Cybersecurity is a term that covers a range of security concepts that includes protecting information, network, electronic resources, and computers of an organization from cyber attacks.

Nowadays, all sorts of data and dealings of data are made through the internet. This puts the data at risk. For that, protecting all your information has become crucial. To protect an organization and the global economy in the age of globalization, Cybersecurity is crucial.

Prepare a strategy to recover from the disaster.

Disasters are always unprecedented. And it would help if you built up a well-grounded recovery plan to mitigate the damages taken from a disaster. Include these points in your recovery plan:
  • Site-level redundancy
  • Device level redundancy
  • Link level redundancy
  • Storage level redundancy
  • Backup management
  • Virtual machine system snapshot
  • Replications System
  • Planned redundancy testing for each redundancy level

Make your firm applications and data resources accessible for your staff anywhere and anytime.

To enhance the productivity of your staff, make your organization resources accessible from a remote area. This will boost their flexibility and reduce on-site dependency.

Manage your documents properly

One of the keys to the continued success of a business is to keep everything organized. Periodically updating your document retention policy will help you carry out the goal. How you deal with the data storage cycle is an essential thing to keep in mind. Carefully deal with destroying obsolete files and ensure accountability for the task. To manage, save, and protect data streams, a CPA firm must provide a document management tool.

Training for Accounting, Audit & IT Services

An independent technology consultant/network auditor must be recruited. He/She will check firewalls, anti-virus, spam, and physical security. The consultant’s other crucial responsibility is to conduct IT audits and training. If significant improvements are made to the company's infrastructure, the consultant will mandate annual cybersecurity training for all company employees.

Regular upgrades for core software & IT infrastructures

For standardized acquisitions of new computers and operating systems for firm stability, an evaluation should be conducted. It needs to be tested that, as well as numerous monitors and software; all workstations have sufficient RAM.

You should continuously monitor how viable your operating system's upcoming version is for your audit/accounting applications. Updates to the workstations and servers should be organized whenever possible.

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