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The AICPA Work/Life & Women’s Initiatives Executive Committee issued “Women’s Summit: Helping Women Professionals Succeed,” a collection of valuable data and best practices resulting from the first AICPA Women’s Summit, held October 2005 in Chicago ( www.aicpa.org/worklife ). The managing partners, human resources professionals and female CPAs in attendance shared ideas and devised strategies to attract women to the profession and encourage them to remain in it through advancement opportunities, flexible work options and fulfilling assignments.

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Why cybercriminals are targeting CPAs

This free report expands on the most commonly found scams, why education and specialized IT knowledge help to lessen security vulnerabilities, and why every firm should plan carefully for how it would respond to a breach.

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How tax reform — and Excel — are changing the CPA Exam

Mike Decker, the vice president of examinations at the AICPA, discusses changes being made to the exam as a result of tax reform — and about how Excel will now be available for use on the test.