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Accountants Cyber Security: Password Best Practices

Think about how many passwords you use on a daily basis. Sometimes we lose sight of how much security they actually provide, but checking your email, getting on Facebook, and paying your bills all[...]

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Published In: Data Breach, Cyber Security

Remote Access: Protecting Against Unauthorized Entry to Your System

           By all standards, accountants are required to utilize technology in a manner that keeps them in line with others in the profession so that they are meeting common expectations of[...]

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Published In: Cyber Security

What Every Firm Needs To Know About Accountants Cyber Security

      While the frequency of most types of malpractice claims has been relatively static, professional liability stemming from cyber crimes against accountants and accounting firms has risen[...]

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Published In: Cyber Security

Importance of Listening to the Client

           In earlier posts, we discussed the importance of talking to and with your client: promptly returning phone calls, proactively providing regular updates about their matter, exploring[...]

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Published In: Practice Management, Small CPA Firms

Importance of Effective Communication

   Often, accountant/client disputes can be traced back to problems with communication. Sometimes the accountant is surprised to learn that the client expected some task to be done that the[...]

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Published In: Practice Management, Small CPA Firms

Small CPA Firms Take Stock In The Summer

Take advantage of the slower summer pace to tackle some of those important but never urgent tasks that pile up at the end of everyone's to do list.

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Published In: Practice Management, Small CPA Firms

Data Breaches: The Risks Keep Coming

Many companies claim that data breaches are the result of highly technical and sophisticated efforts. The FBI reports that 90% of these are avoidable if widely accepted best practices and security[...]

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Published In: Practice Management, Data Breaches, Cyber Security

Professional Liability Policies Are No Longer Plain Vanilla

Many companies think that all accountants professional liability insurance policies are alike. In truth, most insurance coverage is based on the size of a firm and the professions being insured.[...]

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Published In: Practice Management, Professional Liability Insurance

Data Breaches: Panic or Disruption?

The cost of data breaches for US companies exceeds $6 million, not including loss of reputation or negative media or customer attention.  Imagine how devastating the impact can be, particularly for[...]

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Published In: Practice Management, Data Breaches, Cyber Security

Don’t Overlook Encryption Technology

Encryption technology is shaping the data breach landscape. Many breaches are caused by insiders, making it critical for companies to safeguard data on customers, products and sensitive business[...]

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