Quarantines prompted by the coronavirus pandemic have forced many organizations to deploy and configure technology to support 100% remote work and/or a mix of working remotely on certain days.
Data and information security
Some new technologies are starting to chip away at replacing the password. Let’s look at a few.
Finance professionals should keep their guard up against cybercriminals exploiting coronavirus concerns.
An expert outlines three of the top external cyberthreats accounting firms face and provides pointers on how to reduce a firm’s risk of becoming a victim.
New tools offer the promise of making automated machine learning available to organizations that don’t have AI or data analytics experts readily available.
This article discusses ways to prepare for this kind of cyberthreat.
The IRS places fresh emphasis on tax preparers’ responsibilities under the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act safeguards rule.
The California attorney general’s office is seeking feedback on proposed regulations on the California Consumer Privacy Act, which will become the nation’s toughest data privacy law when it goes into effect Jan. 1.
Businesses with customers in California or the European Union must shore up their data collection practices or face significant fines.
An uptick in adoption of facial-recognition systems in retail, banking, travel, and other sectors calls on CPAs and other business leaders to assess the benefits of the technology against the risks.
Today’s tax firms must be vigilant against cyberthreats.
A not-for-profit organization called the Privacy Rights Clearinghouse has been collecting and reporting personal data breaches since 2005.
Protecting your firm from privacy breaches is often a matter of strong internal practices.
CPAs possess clients’ most sensitive personal and financial details, so it’s no surprise they’ve become prime hacking targets. Dustin Hall, a cybersecurity expert and director of CPACharge, recommends the following security tips to CPAs.
Your credentials might already be for sale on the dark web without your knowledge. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to monitor the dark web and shore up your cybersecurity defenses.
David Cieslak, CPA/CITP, CGMA, executive vice president and chief cloud officer, RKL eSolutions, explains how quantum computing will create vector-based cryptography, a system even hackers can’t penetrate.
An examination of Maryland’s records of accounting firm data breaches reveals what is known about these illicit activities and how to protect your firm.
A new breach affecting services used by CPA firms was confirmed when cloud services provider Cetrom said it suffered a malware attack that was discovered May 24.
Have you ever had a stranger ask to borrow your mobile phone? Do you connect to public Wi-Fi networks? Cybersecurity expert Mike Foster has advice for handling those situations.
Cybersecurity is a multifaceted, ever-changing concern of organizations. Cyber expert Mike Foster offers advice for keeping their networks secure.