CPAs must create data security protocols and implement and follow them consistently to help reduce the risk of a cyber incident.
Information Security & Privacy
CPAs play critical roles in helping companies prepare for online attacks.
Four accounting and academic experts offer advice on teaching this all-important topic.
Now that most taxpayers may obtain an identity protection personal identification number, should they?
A new joint publication from AICPA & CIMA and ISACA provides a risk matrix that identifies risk in five key domains — governance, infrastructure, data, key management and smart contracts.
CPAs can be engaged as third-party assessors of US defense contractors’ compliance with new cybersecurity requirements.
Cyberattackers remain unrelenting in adapting tactics to exploit human and technological vulnerabilities.
A look at applications, gadgets, and other technology that can improve a CPA’s job and life.
Practitioners can provide services to clients related to cybersecurity beyond their financial statement auditing role, according to a newly published report from the Center for Audit Quality.
Losses are not likely deductible by individuals through 2025, but the receipt of free identity protection services may be nontaxable.
The coronavirus pandemic has resulted in a realignment of company strategies to enable success during these disruptive times. Some of these decisions — such as the sudden shift to remote work due to stay-at-home orders — have created additional risk corporate boards must consider.
Here is a list of the steps your business should be doing at the absolute minimum when it comes to cybersecurity.
Accounting professionals know that data security is a more urgent concern than ever. Dustin Hall, a cybersecurity expert and director of CPACharge, recommends the following security tips to CPAs.
The IRS continues to have challenges protecting taxpayer data, and especially ensuring that its various applications provide complete and accurate audit trails, according to the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA).
Quarantines prompted by the coronavirus pandemic have forced many organizations to deploy and configure technology to support 100% remote work and/or a mix of working remotely on certain days.
Some new technologies are starting to chip away at replacing the password. Let’s look at a few.
Finance professionals should keep their guard up against cybercriminals exploiting coronavirus concerns.
An expert outlines three of the top external cyberthreats accounting firms face and provides pointers on how to reduce a firm’s risk of becoming a victim.
New tools offer the promise of making automated machine learning available to organizations that don’t have AI or data analytics experts readily available.
This article discusses ways to prepare for this kind of cyberthreat.