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Cyber Security: Why Senior Leaders Need to Take Charge in 2024

Only 21% of organisations are very confident in their organisation’s current approach to cyber security, according to data gathered during a recent ICAS (Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland) webinar co-hosted by Lugo and Mitigo during CyberScotland Week 2024. The webinar (which you can view here: which attracted around 100 attendees, also revealed that…

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6 Steps to Boost your IT Strategy for Accountants

Many longer-term plans for your IT have been fast-tracked over the past 16 months. As more organisations start to return to the office, business owners face many decisions about their IT strategy moving forward. Typically, many accountancy firm’s technology choices have been driven by the products they’ve chosen over the years, perhaps by the relationship…

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Taking on Technology Training

ICAS and Lugo both conducted independent research projects last year on the risks and opportunities presented by technology for the Accountancy profession. In this article, we look at technology training, sharing insights from both studies. The two most common concerns highlighted in the ICAS study were: Cyber-attack, especially in the light of the increasing use…

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Lugo Research on IT in Accountancy

During August and September 2020, we video interviewed a variety of accountancy firms across Scotland to discuss their views on IT for Accountants. These firms are not existing customers of Lugo and the people interviewed were in a leadership role and responsible for the firm’s IT. The findings of the interviews have been collated and…

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