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March 14, 2018

A Trend You Didn't Want: Data Breaches at Small CPA Firms

By Jeremy Gilbert, Manager, Dixon Hughes Goodman IT Advisory and Trevin Mowery, Principal Consultant, Cylance Incident Response and Forensics As your firm works diligently to prepare your clients’ tax returns this season, hackers are looking...
April 24, 2017

Top 5 Technology Mistakes

Val Steed, CPA, MA, CITP Technology
By Val Steed, CPA, MA, CITP I’ve been using accounting technology and other forms of technology for more than 30 years, both in my business and personal life. I’ve taught countless classes on the business benefits of using technology,...
September 18, 2016

Tech 2020: A Look Ahead

Thomas G. Stephens, Jr., CPA, CITP, CGMA Technology
The year 2020 seems so far away, yet in reality, it is just around the corner. Accordingly, strategic professionals are already making plans for how they can operate most effectively in the upcoming new decade. As you begin making your plans, one of...
September 18, 2016

Cyber Security - Scare Tactics or Reality?

Headlines abound on Cyber Security. Do these threats affect you and your firm or do you believe that these attacks “always happen to someone else?” By now, all of you reading this should have your local drives encrypted to comply with...
November 9, 2015

Risks of Telecommutting

Risks of Telecommuting by Randy Johnston Fundamental building blocks that all firms must have to mitigate risk include 1) firewalls, 2) spam control and 3) anti-virus protection. The bad news is that each of these three major product classes...
November 3, 2015

Technology: Outlook Mobile

I maintain a love-hate relationship with my smartphone. One one hand it unchains me from my office desk, on the other it maintains a constant tether to the office. Regardless of my feelings at any given time I'm unwilling to let it go so I might as...