Information Security? Bank on It


onsumers trusted banks more than other institutions to protect their personal records, according to a July 2006 survey conducted by the American Bankers Association.

In fact, a full 60% of respondents identified banks as the most trustworthy with their personal information. Government agencies came in a distant second, receiving just 11% of the vote. They were followed by universities, at 10%, retailers with 3% and data brokers with 2%.

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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.