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Switzerland audit firm integrates blockchain to expand audit tools

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Switzerland audit firm, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Switzerland, has partnered with ChainSecurity’s team, folding the company’s technology and its expertise to enhance the services that the global auditor provides.

The partnership which looks like a “total takeover” has been debunked by a PwC spokesperson. However, the seven technical engineers are joining the accounting firm to bolster PwC Switzerland’s smart contract audit abilities.

PwC, however, in a press release said that with the ChainSecurity’s team, they hope that the firm will become the world’s leader in smart contract auditing. ChainSecurity has conducted more than 75 smart contracts and blockchain audits globally and has had a long relationship with PwC Switzerland.

ChainSecurity team will continue to work alongside the federal institute and work with its new employer to upgrade PwC Switzerland’s tools and make them more compatible with formal verification.

ChainSecurity team collaborated with over 75 companies

ChainSecurity team came from the ETH Zurich University’s ICE center blockchain security laboratory and secured over $1 billion in funds so far from major blockchain projects.

The security team comprises of PhDs and graduates from ETH Zurich with experience in cybersecurity, program analysis, and machine learning. The security company reportedly collaborated with over 75 companies in the past.

ChainSecurity team earlier in January discovered a security vulnerability in an Ethereum update, which resulted in the developers postponing the hard fork and prevented the vulnerability from being added to the blockchain.

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PwC Switzerland audit firm clients include enterprises from banking, manufacturing, and trading that needs blockchain audits. Andreas Eschbach, PwC Switzerland and Europe head and partner of risk auditing said:

It has grown out of the startups and is becoming popular among companies that have been around 80 years plus.

With the legal expertise of PwC, the ChainSecurity team can now go further than it was able to before in its analysis of smart contracts.

The “Big Four” accounting firms are Deloitte, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), Ernst & Young (EY) and KPMG. They offer such services as audit, assurance, corporate finance and legal services, among others. Deloitte was the largest of the four companies and therefore the largest in the world in terms of revenue in 2019.

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Muhaimin Olowoporoku

Muhaimin Olowoporoku

Muhaimin loves writing on crypto news aside from being a crypto enthusiast. He has a knack for analysing issues and updating people on what's happening around the globe. He believes that blockchain and cryptocurrency are the most useful systems of mutual trust ever devised.

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