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SURVEY SAVVY

W omen held 14.7% of all Fortune 500 board seats, up from 13.6% in 2003 and 9.6% in 1995, according to a 2005 census of women board directors by Catalyst ( www.catalyst.org ). The number of Fortune 500 companies that had 25% or more women board directors rose to 64 in 2005 from 11 in 1995.

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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.