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Technology

Rise in Data Breaches Has Consumers More Cautious about Shopping Habits

AICPA survey found that 25% of US adults have been victims of a cyberattack – up from 11% – in the past 12 months.
A&A

CPAs Say Security is Their No. 1 Technology-Related Priority

New report features the top 10 technology initiatives ranked by accounting professionals in the US and Canada.
Practice

Protect Your Business: Tax Time is a Good Time for a ‘Security Check’

Scammers are out there, but there are steps your company can take to protect its data from being compromised.
A&A

Survey: Internal Auditors Making Strides on Addressing Cybersecurity Risks

According to a new Protiviti study, cybersecurity evaluation is included in 53% of current corporate audit plans.
Practice

The Cloud Isn't the Only Game in Town

Despite all the assurances, many are still nervous about cloud security. A high-security option actually bypasses the cloud for file sharing, and for some firms, it may be a helpful alternative.
A&A

The 6 Questions for Understanding Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity is no longer merely an IT concern. Accountants and financial managers may have been thinking it's just the province of the tech guys, but now it's a financial issue as well.
Practice

Survey: Cybersecurity Is Keeping More Corporate Directors Up At Night

While reputational risk is the No. 1 nonfinancial concern among corporate directors, cybersecurity/IT risk is gaining steam. According to the results of a new survey from EisnerAmper, cybersecurity/IT risk ranked second at 62 percent, up almost 10 percent from last year’s poll.
Practice

PwC Survey: No Let Up In Fraud at US Companies

Forty-five percent of organizations in the United States experienced some type of fraud in the past two years, more than the global average of 37 percent, according to a recent global survey from Big Four firm PwC. In addition, two types of economic crimes are particularly on the rise: accounting fraud and bribery and corruption.
Tax

Some IRS Security Program Areas Not Compliant under FISMA

A new TIGTA report stipulated that until the IRS takes steps to fully implement all eleven security program areas covered by FISMA, "taxpayer data will remain vulnerable to inappropriate use, modification, or disclosure – possibly without being detected."
Technology

NSBA Survey: Cyberattacks Concern Small Business Owners

The overwhelming majority of small business owners recently surveyed by the National Small Business Association (NSBA) are worried about the security of their IT and online properties.
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