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Advisory & consulting services

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CPAs are expected to maintain a level of competence to meet the profession’s technical and ethical standards, and provide valuable services to the public, employers and clients. Based on the AICPA Competency Framework: Assurance, these learning resources are designed to help you understand the knowledge and skills necessary to perform high-quality compilation, review, attest, and audit engagements. You’ll also find resources here to support your advisory and consulting engagements.

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Cybersecurity Advisory Services: Readiness Assessment Deep Dive

Keep abreast of the latest cybersecurity trends to ensure that your clients have a sound risk management program to safeguard their organization.

Webcast Cybersecurity Intermediate

AICPA Professional Standards

Your comprehensive source of professional standards and interpretations issued by the AICPA. Includes auditing and attestation, accounting and review services...

Publication Authoritative guidance Foundational

Cybersecurity Fundamentals for Finance and Accounting Professionals Certificate - Webcast

This 3-part webcast introduces key terms related to cybersecurity, the impact of digital transformation on business and how it relates to cybersecurity, and major...

Webcast Cybersecurity Foundational

SOC 2® Reporting on an Examination of Controls at a Service Organization Relevant to Security, Availability, Processing Integrity, Confidentiality, or Privacy

Gain an up-to-date, holistic understanding of SOC 2 and SOC 3® examination engagements. This guide will help you understand What goes into planning, performing and...

Publication Service organizations Intermediate

Walkthrough of the Description Criteria

Provides an overview of the AICPA cybersecurity risk management reporting framework, and the related Description Criteria for Management’s Description of an Entity's...

Course – Online Cybersecurity Foundational

Cybersecurity Fundamentals for Finance and Accounting Professionals Certificate

Develop your fluency and gain the confidence to make sound strategic decisions regarding cybersecurity risk and learn what you should be doing as a non-IT...

Course – Online Cybersecurity Foundational

Cybersecurity Readiness Assessments

Keep abreast of the latest cybersecurity trends, manage risks and ensure clients have a sound risk management program to safeguard their organization.

Course – Online Cybersecurity Intermediate

Cybersecurity Advisory Services: Readiness Assessment Deep Dive

Keep abreast of the latest cybersecurity trends, manage risks, and ensure your clients have a sound risk management program to safeguard their organization.

Course – Online Cybersecurity Intermediate

Reporting on an Examination of Controls at a Service Organization Relevant to User Entities' Internal Control Over Financial Reporting (SOC 1(R)) - Guide

Get a deeper understanding of what's required and how to provide best-in-class in service organization control engagements. Glean insight from expert authors and see...

Publication Service organizations Intermediate

Professional Literature Bundle

This convenient bundle of titles gives you access to all of the auditing standards and related rules in one convenient online subscription.

Publication Authoritative guidance Intermediate

SOC 3® Trust Services Report for Service Organizations

This page provides an introduction to SOC 3® reports.

Article Service organizations Foundational