Privacy


The AICPA introduced educational resources designed to improve CPAs’ ability to help their clients and employers manage privacy-related risks. Understanding and Implementing Privacy Services: A CPA’s Resource (paperback with CD-ROM, product no. 056509JA) and “Privacy Issues for Business: Whose Information Is It Anyway?” (CD-ROM, no. 780005HSJA) are available at www.cpa2biz.com . A related JofA article, “E-Mail and the Law” ( www.aicpa.org/pubs/jofa/aug2004/leizerov.htm ), appeared in August 2004.

PODCAST

What’s next for potential CPA licensure changes

A new model proposed by NASBA and the AICPA is designed with an eye on the future for newly licensed CPAs. The AICPA's Carl Mayes, CPA, provides background on the project and a look ahead to 2020.

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What RPA is and how it works

Robotic process automation is like an Excel macro that can work on multiple applications, says Danielle Supkis Cheek, CPA. RPA can complete routine, repetitive tasks such as data entry, freeing up employee time from lower-level chores.