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Information security & privacy

About this topic

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.

5 Data Backup Gaps and How to Fix Them

This blog post looks at some of the most common data backup considerations and how to address them.

Article Information security & privacy Intermediate

Top Cybercrimes White Paper: How CPAs Can Protect Themselves and Their Clients

This white paper defines cybercrimes and examines the crimes and their effect on data and systems.

Report Information security & privacy Foundational

How to be street smart when budgeting for security

This article provides 5 tips which will help organizations fit security spending into their budgets in a balanced way.

Article Information systems environment Foundational

3 Steps to Mitigate and Respond to a Security Breach in the Cloud

This blog post presents three steps to take to address cloud computing security.

Article Information security & privacy Intermediate

5 Low- or No-Cost Ways for CPAs to Help Slam the Door on Cybercriminals

Cybersecurity is costly, and budgets are always limited This blog post discusses five simple steps CPAs can take to help protect data without breaking the bank.

Article Information security & privacy Intermediate

How CPAs can make the most of their tech resources

New technologies provide opportunity, but growing threats pose increased risk. What can CPAs do? In this article, accounting technology experts offer their advice.

Article Information security & privacy Foundational

Be vigilant about cybersecurity, warns former FBI agent

Chris Tarbell led FBI investigations that resulted in multiple high-profile cybercrime arrests. In this article, he shares his tips for cybersecurity.

Article Information security & privacy Foundational

Are You Required to be Cyber Compliant?

This blog post provides best practices for cybersecurity readiness.

Article Information security & privacy 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