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Tax Pros Need Lessons in Cybersecurity

Results of a recent survey conducted by Travelers Companies show that most tax professionals could use a bit of training on how to protect data from cyberattacks. Only one-third of those polled demonstrated confidence in dealing with computer viruses, data theft, and identity theft. What's your experience in combating these crimes? Take a moment to post a comment and let us know your concerns or share tips you’ve learned along the way. We'll continue to bring you more information about how you can batten down the cyberhatches.





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Caleb Newquist is the Editor-in-Chief of Sift Media US, overseeing content for both AccountingWEB and Going Concern.

Prior to this role, Caleb served as the editor of Going Concern since its founding in 2009. During his time as editor, Going Concern quickly became one of the most popular and talked about websites in the accounting profession. He has been named one of Accounting Today's Top 100 Most Influential People every year since 2011 and has been published on numerous websites, including Above the Law, Deadspin, Denver Business Journal, and the Huffington Post.

Caleb is an adjunct professor of journalism the Community College of Denver in Denver, Colorado, where he teaches Internet Media.

Prior to falling bass ackwards into the media business, Caleb spent over five years working in public accounting, with more than three of those years at KPMG. Caleb received a Master of Science in Accounting from Colorado State University and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Nebraska at Kearney.

Caleb spends a lot of time on a bicycle and reading, but never at the same time.

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