Data and information security

IRS suffers another data breach

The IRS revealed that it discovered and stopped an automated cyberattack on its e-filing personal identification number (PIN) system last month.

Wi-Fi: Stopping illegal access

A little-known trick makes it easy for unscrupulous people to circumvent your sign-on/payment webpage and use your internet connection without paying the required access fee.

CPAs select security as top technology priority

A steady stream of high-profile cybercrimes involving corporate and customer data has captured the attention of North American accounting professionals, who ranked IT security as their top technology priority.

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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.