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These learning resources are designed to help you - whether working in a business or firm - establish and maintain proficiency in the areas of information and data management and analysis; IT risk and assurance services, including service organization controls (SOC) reporting; and information security and privacy, including the growing issue of cybersecurity.

SOC 2 Update

This archived webcast summarizes updates in the AICPA’s new guide: Reporting on Controls at a Service Organization Relevant to Security, Availability, Processing...

Webcast Service organizations Foundational

5 steps CPAs can take to fight hackers

Learn how accountants play an essential role in helping organizations develop and implement strategies to protect computer networks and data.

Article Information security & privacy Foundational

4 Cybersecurity Pitfalls to Avoid

This blog post discusses how the CPA as a trusted business adviser can help their clients avoid common cybersecurity pitfalls.

Article Information security & privacy Foundational

Answers to 5 Common Cloud Questions for Not-for-Profits

This blog post discusses common questions related to cloud systems..

Article Information security & privacy Foundational

5 Cybersecurity Precautions for Small CPA Firms

This article describes basic precautions that can significantly reduce your risk and mitigate damage if you experience a cybersecurity incident.

Article Information security & privacy Foundational

Auditing in the Information Age

​In this archived webcast, we examine real life examples of how to transform the general ledger into an analytical tool and and more.

Webcast Continuous monitoring & governance Foundational

Building Assurance - How to Manage Privacy Risk In-House and Downstream

​This archived webcast will help you identify common, third-party privacy risks and provide an approach to mitigate those risks.

Webcast Information security & privacy Foundational

How to Start a SOC Practice

Learn to navigate this emerging area and create a niche practice to help your clients understand the benefits of SOC engagements.

Webcast Service organizations Foundational

Online accounting systems: Accounting for cloud security

This article discusses the benefits and risks of cloud-based accounting.

Article System acquisition, implementation & evaluation Foundational

Use a layered cybersecurity approach to protect crown jewels

This article discusses how internal audit can help manage technology risks.

Article Information security & privacy Foundational

The top 5 cybersecurity solutions for CPAs

This article discusses a five–pronged approach CPAs can employ in the battle against cybercriminals.

Article Information security & privacy Foundational

Cybersecurity Hot Topics for CPAs

This archived webcast discusses cybersecurity hot topics.

Webcast Information security & privacy Foundational