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    The Information Management and Technology Assurance (IMTA) Division provides CPAs with a vast array of resources, tools and information about Emerging IT Trends, IT Risk and IT Assurance, Data Analytics, Security and Privacy, and Business Solutions.

    The Section offers tools to help accounting professionals build IT expertise and boost profitability.

    The Center has partnered with select vendors to offer invaluable benefits to our members.

    For CPAs who have the ability to provide business insight by leveraging IT knowledge.


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    AICPA Insights® Live: Bitcoin — All the Way to the General Ledger
    Participants of this webcast, scheduled at 1:30pm ET on July 22, will learn more about the purported values, risks and benefits of the digital “currency” that has taken financial systems by storm of late.
    Information Technology Considerations in Financial Statement Audit Webcast
    This webcast is intended to provide a forum for discussion of the many ways in which IT can and should be used in the course of financial statement audit.Plan to attend on July 15.

    In the News 

    The National Institute of Standards and Technology's (NIST) issued its Cybersecurity Framework 1.0 on Feb. 13 in response to an executive order from President Obama. The AICPA's IMTA Section filed a comment letter on executive order 13636 for cyber security.

    In Virginia Avrutin's blog post, "Data Analysis Expressions: PowerPivot's Secret Weapon", she reveals that DAX is easily the best feature of PowerPivot. Learn more about DAX now.

    Read more of IMTA news on our News & Publications webpage.

      IMTA Members Have Free Access to a Premium Online  

      Safari logoThe IMTA Division is excited to offer our members (including CITP credential holders) access to 400 titles in Safari Books Online, a comprehensive technical learning library of books. The 400 titles cover various information management and technology assurance topics including Privacy and Security, IT Risk and Assurance, Data Analytics and more.

      Find out more about Safari Books Online.

      Celebrating 25 Years of the TTI Survey

      TTI logoIn 2014, we celebrate 25 years of commitment to the IT Profession through an in-depth analysis and resources from Information Management and Technology Assurance’s (IMTA) Top Technology Initiatives Survey, a collaboration between the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada). What began 25 years ago as a small gathering of CPAs discussing DOS, spreadsheets, and mainframes has transformed into a set of multi-level results designed to inform and educate accounting professionals working in every service niche and region throughout the United States and Canada. For more information, visit the Top Technology Initiatives Survey 25th Anniversary webpage.

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      The Information Management and Technology Assurance Section
      The AICPA’s Information Management and Technology Assurance Section bridges the gap between business and technology. We provide CPAs with a vast array of technical resources, including complimentary access to Safari Books Online and the annual Top Technology Initiatives Survey, to help them better serve the business and information technology needs of their clients or organizations.

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