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PRA Canada Internal Succession Announcement

As part of our long-term planning, PRA Canada is pleased to announce the appointment of Jeremy Picco as the Managing Partner, PRA Canada effective March 1, 2018. Jeremy succeeds Peter Reimer and has more than two decades of Internal Audit and advisory experience from his roles both within and external to PRA. As a CPA, […]

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PRA Attains Highest Degree of Certification through IIA

We’re pleased to announce that PRA has once again attained the highest degree of certification available through the IIA and has maintained its certification in the practice of Internal Audit. Says Jeremy Picco, Partner: “this illustrates PRA’s commitment to excellence in our professional practice and our focus on providing value to our clients. Our staff […]

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Cyber Security Partnership

We are pleased to announce PRA’s new partnership with Mirai Security, a collective of veteran information security professionals with the mission to provide cutting edge security services and solutions. Together, PRA and Mirai Security will use their combined deep knowledge and expertise in information security to help organizations identify and manage risk. “PRA has been […]

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Introducing Alex Dow

Alex Dow joins PRA Canada in the role of Senior IT Security Advisor. Alex has worked on an impressive list of projects with many organizations such as Bell Canada, Global Relay, IPS, Canaccord Financial, Teck Resources, Talisman Energy, Gibson’s Energy, Translink, Capilano University, Langara College, as well as government agencies. Alex is a post graduate […]

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Introducing Alan Ottnad

Alan Ottnad joins PRA Canada in the role of Senior IT Security Specialist. With experience in building an operational environment within the security requirements at Fiserv, Alan’s focus is now on IT Security Management with a pragmatic approach as PRA Canada’s Senior IT Security Specialist. Most recently at Fiserv as Director, ASP Operations, Alan was […]

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We have a New Look

We felt it was the right time to refresh our image to better represent what PRA is all about. We wanted our look to reflect our brand and represent three key points: Expertise, Connectivity, and Growth. Together, these guiding principles provide a unique perspective and drive the firm to advance (the organization, the people, the […]

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Introducing Scott Betts

Scott Betts joins PRA Group in the role of Director, Risk Services. With over 10 years of experience in a regulatory environment, Scott has a solid understanding of the challenges and pace of regulation. He has an extensive background in developing comprehensive risk assessments for financial institutions for deposit insurance purposes. Scott was previously with […]

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Introducing Alan Cosgrave

Alan Cosgrave – new addition to the PRA Group team as Director, Internal Audit, Lower Mainland. Alan has over 10 years of experience working with internal and external audit, most recently as Internal Audit Manager at Central 1 Credit Union. His areas of expertise include Treasury Accounting, Insurance Accounting, CEO/CFO Certification Testing, Commercial Lending, Retail Lending, and […]

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Emerging Risk: Phishing vs. Spear Phishing: How to defend against these attacks?

Almost every internet user with an email account has received emails pretending to originate at some financial institution or other well-known entity, most often in bad English and likely from an organisation that they do not have any relation to. All of these urge the recipient to click on some link to prevent some dire […]

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Emerging Risk: End of Support Windows XP and Office 2003

The extended support period of Microsoft Windows XP, potentially ends April 8, 2014. Extended support for Office 2003 may also end on this date. After this date, Microsoft may no longer identify vulnerabilities or release any security patches for these products. Microsoft may also no longer offer free or paid support for these products. Furthermore, […]

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