Data Information Security

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.

Free backup gets easier

Windows 8/8.1 includes a new backup solution called File History. Here's how to set it up.

How small businesses can keep data secure

Lisa Traina, CPA/CITP, CGMA, president and owner of information technology security firm Traina & Associates, suggests ways for organizations with limited IT budgets to keep their data secure.

Tech-no-phobes

The advantages of technologies may seem obvious to you and me, but not everyone agrees.

Technology

Security incidents cost businesses an average of $2.7 million each year, according to a PwC survey.

How to take a forward-looking approach to cybersecurity

Although many companies are seeing cybersecurity threats rise, many lack the resources to handle these risks, a new global survey shows. Two-thirds (67%) of organizations report facing rising threats in their information security risk environment, according to EY’s Global Information Security Survey, which polled 1,825 organizations in 60 countries. More

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6 key areas of change for accountants and auditors

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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.