Privacy


The AICPA issues an exposure draft of the privacy framework it developed with the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants. The framework includes privacy standards designed to help organizations better manage their clients’ and customers’ personal information and mitigate associated risks. The ED is available at www.aicpa.org . Comments are due August 31 to Karyn Waller, senior technical manager, trust services, at kwaller@aicpa.org . More information on privacy practices is available at www.cpa2biz.com/ResourceCenters/Information+Security/Privacy/default.htm .

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