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Information security & privacy

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These learning resources are designed to help you - whether working in a business or firm - establish and maintain proficiency in the areas of information and data management and analysis; IT risk and assurance services, including service organization controls (SOC) reporting; and information security and privacy, including the growing issue of cybersecurity.

How CPAs can make the most of their tech resources

New technologies provide opportunity, but growing threats pose increased risk. What can CPAs do? In this article, accounting technology experts offer their advice.

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Be vigilant about cybersecurity, warns former FBI agent

Chris Tarbell led FBI investigations that resulted in multiple high-profile cybercrime arrests. In this article, he shares his tips for cybersecurity.

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Are You Required to be Cyber Compliant?

This blog post provides best practices for cybersecurity readiness.

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5 steps CPAs can take to fight hackers

Learn how accountants play an essential role in helping organizations develop and implement strategies to protect computer networks and data.

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4 Cybersecurity Pitfalls to Avoid

This blog post discusses how the CPA as a trusted business adviser can help their clients avoid common cybersecurity pitfalls.

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Answers to 5 Common Cloud Questions for Not-for-Profits

This blog post discusses common questions related to cloud systems..

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5 Cybersecurity Precautions for Small CPA Firms

This article describes basic precautions that can significantly reduce your risk and mitigate damage if you experience a cybersecurity incident.

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Building Assurance - How to Manage Privacy Risk In-House and Downstream

​This archived webcast will help you identify common, third-party privacy risks and provide an approach to mitigate those risks.

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The top 5 cybersecurity solutions for CPAs

This article discusses a five–pronged approach CPAs can employ in the battle against cybercriminals.

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Use a layered cybersecurity approach to protect crown jewels

This article discusses how internal audit can help manage technology risks.

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Cybersecurity Hot Topics for CPAs

This archived webcast discusses cybersecurity hot topics.

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“Top 20” Cybersecurity Checklist

This article includes the “Pareto Principal” top 20 checklist of what firms can do to protect themselves from most cyber threats.

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