Information Management and Technology Assurance

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.

Technology Q&A: Popular items in 2017

This column’s popular items in 2017 included rules for designing Excel workbooks, ways to calculate an internal rate of return with Excel, and tools for creating maps in Excel. Here are Tech Q&A’s greatest hits for this year.

The 2017 CPA technology gift guide

Our annual look at high-tech gifts for accounting professionals offers a number of choices that could add a spark to your holiday season.

Basic Excel time-saving tips

This column offers tips on features, shortcuts, and tools that can save time, improve the integrity of workbooks, and simplify data analysis.

'We have to be bold'

Eric Hansen, CPA, CGMA, incoming chair of the AICPA board of directors, envisions a prosperous future for the profession in a rapidly changing environment.

How to find the best prices

Dozens of free price-checking apps are available to help you instantly price-check items by scanning an item’s bar code.

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.

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6 key areas of change for accountants and auditors

New accounting standards on revenue recognition, leases, and credit losses present implementation challenges. This independently-written report identifies the hurdles that accounting professionals face and provides tips for overcoming the challenges.

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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.