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Blockchain

Blockchain promises to be a disruptive technology for the accountancy and auditing professions. Here the ICAEW's IT Faculty collates useful information and resources on the distributed ledger technology and its applications.

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Features and articles

Is crypto now inevitable

Bitcoin has drawn mainstream financial interest, but will it establish itself as a legitimate asset class, asks Billy Bambrough.

Webinars and recordings

Tech essentials - cryptocurrency

Following on from the Tech Faculty’s Tech Essentials guide to cryptocurrency, David Lyford-Smith will cover how to handle cryptocurrencies.

Blockchain, bitcoin and the future of the accountancy profession

Join Mark Taylor and David Lyford-Smith of ICAEW, and Aynsley Damery of the Clarity Project, for the second in our series of IT Faculty ‘Tech Talks’, this time on the subject of blockchain, cryptocurrencies, and how these will affect the future of the accountancy profession.

Blockchain - a game changer in Accounting?

In this webinar, Ben Taylor, Partner, IT Advisory at EY, explains how Blockchain technology has the potential to streamline and accelerate business processes, increase cyber security and reduce or eliminate the roles of trusted intermediaries in industry after industry.

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Finance in a digital world

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The spread and use of blockchain

Article looks for evidence that companies have moved from investigating the use of Blockchain to successful adoption.

Digital assets: does the perception match reality

Article dispels some of the common misconceptions about digital assets and provide a starting point for accountants to better understand the impact of the new digital asset ecosystem on the accounting profession.

Latest trends in blockchain and crypto

Article outlines some recent developments in distributive ledger technology and cryptocurrencies and what they might mean for accountants and finance processionals moving forward.

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Useful links

Global state of information security survey

Annual PwC survey based on responses of more than 9,500 CEOs, CFOs, CIOs, CISOs, CSOs, VPs, and directors of IT and security practices from more than 122 countries. Looks at the imapct of cyber attacks and business preparedness.

Be cyber aware

Government campaign to raise cyber security awareness. Gives advice on: protecting your device; protecting your data; and protecting your business.

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