Privacy


A study commissioned by a technology trade group says federal legislators should obtain more information before passing online privacy laws. It also says that, if passed, current legislative proposals will effectively require businesses to build costly compliance tracking systems and many companies will stop sharing information about their online customers ( www.acton line.org/pubs/HahnStudy.pdf ).

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Cybersecurity threats proliferating for midsize and smaller businesses

This report details how SMBs can properly protect private information from breaches, design and implement a cybersecurity policy, and create safeguards for training and education.

CHECKLIST

Being responsive to clients

CPAs and their firms have daily pressures and hectic schedules, but being responsive is crucial to client satisfaction. Leaders in the profession offer advice for CPA firms that want to be responsive to clients.

QUIZ

Test yourself on these often confused words

The spelling checker on your word processing program can do only so much to flag problems. Your best insurance is to learn the troublesome words that trip up writers and use them correctly by the standards of formal, written English.