Data and information security

Bruce Sussman, CPA

Adapting defensive tools to be used in an analytic, predictive mode is a key to facing cybersecurity challenges, according to Bruce Sussman, CPA, payment card industry global executive for AIG.

Cybersecurity: A new engagement opportunity

CPAs who possess the appropriate expertise can perform new consulting and attest services for clients under a recently released AICPA framework. Developing expertise in this area is the key.

Simple steps to boost cybersecurity

In this video, Lisa Traina, CPA/CITP, CGMA, Traina & Associates, a CapinCrouse company, explains why organizations should examine their understanding of cybersecurity threats and offers three ways that CPAs can enhance their organization’s security.

Cybersecurity by the numbers

Key statistics illustrate the threats facing the accounting profession—and potential liability for firms if a breach occurs.

Use of driver’s license numbers raises security concerns

The decision of the IRS and some states to recommend—or, in a few cases, require—the use of driver’s license numbers as form of authentication on electronically filed personal tax returns has made them a higher-value target for hackers and other criminals.

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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 will impact individual taxpayers

Amy Wang, a CPA who is a senior technical manager for tax advocacy at the AICPA, answers to some of the most common questions on how the new tax reform law will impact individual taxpayers.