Cybersecurity Resource Center 


Malicious cyberattacks against public and private companies and various agencies of the federal government have highlighted the growing cybersecurity risk to organizations of all sizes, in all sectors. As trusted advisors, CPAs play a multifaceted role in cybersecurity risk management by:
  • Protecting client and customer data: With cybersecurity attacks on the rise, CPA firms and businesses of all sizes must increase their awareness of potential internal risks and take proactive steps to safeguard valuable client and customer information.
  • Advising clients:  CPAs, especially those with a specialization in information technology, can share their expertise and best practices with clients, helping them address risks associated with cybersecurity. 
  • Providing assurance: As trusted business advisors, CPAs are uniquely positioned to provide an examination on an entity’s cybersecurity risk management program to help instill confidence in an entity’s efforts to address cybersecurity risks. 
Featured Resources
Find the latest resources on cybersecurity. 

The Private Companies Practice Section (PCPS): A CPA's Introduction to Cybersecurity (available exclusively to AICPA members) helps practitioners understand the cybersecurity risks they and their clients face, and summarizes cybersecurity policies and practices that every CPA firm should have in place. 
Coming Soon! To help organizations report on their cybersecurity risk management efforts, the AICPA will launch a cybersecurity risk management framework in April. Visit aicpa.org/cybersecurityriskmanagement to read the exposure drafts. 
Coming Soon! The CGMA Cybersecurity Risk Management Tool will provide essential information on what companies need to do to monitor and manage the risk of cybersecurity threats and respond potential breaches.  

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