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.

The armor of awareness

Defense from cyberattacks on a CPA firm’s fortress requires more than the IT cavalry.

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Maximizing the higher education tax credits

A counterintuitive strategy can save taxes by including otherwise excludable scholarships in gross income.

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