AICPA Publishes Guidance on Next Generation of SAS 70
Cloud computing providers and healthcare claims processors are among the information system service organizations who will benefit from new CPA reporting options developed by the AICPA
Published on February 01, 2011
AICPA Publishes New Attest Guidance for Reporting on Controls at a Service Organization
As companies take advantage of new technologies, such as cloud computing, and increasingly outsource functions to service organizations, these companies are requesting information and assurance that will enable them to assess and address the risks associated with an outsourced service...
Published on June 29, 2011
A How-To Guide for Transforming CPA Firms Through Technology
The American Institute of CPAs has recently published “10 Steps to a Digital Practice in the Cloud: New Levels of CPA Firm Workflow Efficiency,” a how-to guide written by two accounting tech experts on the ways tech-savvy accounting practices compile, analyze and deliver financial...
Published on August 06, 2012
Leading Cloud Security Group Endorses AICPAs Reporting Framework for Evaluating Controls Over Cloud Providers
...other safeguards used by cloud service providers has been endorsed by the Cloud Security Alliance, a leading group that promotes the use of best practices on security assurance within cloud computing
Published on February 26, 2013
Opportunity Exists for CPAs to Better Leverage Emerging Technology, AICPA Survey Finds
The survey measures the anticipated impact of certain issues over the next 12 to 18 months for CPAs and their clients. Topping the 2012 list are 1) information security, 2) remote access and 3) control and use of mobile devices.
Published on March 14, 2012
AICPA Names Former Corporate Communications Executive and CNBC Editor and Reporter, Gil Nielsen, as Director of Media Re...
The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants is pleased to announce that it has named Gil Nielsen as director of media relations. Gil joins the AICPA with years of experience as a corporate communications executive and as an award winning broadcast journalist.
Published on March 07, 2011
AICPA Conference Offers Insight on Practice Growth
AICPA Practitioners TECH Conference - June 11-13, 2012, at the Aria Resort & Casino in Las Vegas--will be conducted in partnership with the AAM
Published on May 23, 2012
Ignorance of Cyber Security Is Risky Business
The AICPA offers an 8-part webcast series on cyber security for CPAs and other financial professionals, particularly those who work with small and medium-sized businesses.
Published on March 01, 2013
Wanted CPAs Who Can Vet Outsourced IT Systems
CPAs with information technology systems expertise are finding it can lead to a beneficial new line of business when companies outsource all or part of their information technology.
Published on July 05, 2012
Survey CPA Firms Sharpened Pencils During Recession Maintained Profitability Amid Flat Revenues
In a tough economic environment over the past two years, a majority of CPA firms reported being able to maintain their profitability
Published on December 17, 2010
CPAs Increasingly Asked to Address Information Technology Challenges for Clients
Certified Public Accountants are increasingly being asked to solve information technology problems for clients and prospective clients, according to the 2010 Top Technology Initiatives Survey by the AICPA.
Published on June 04, 2010
AICPA to Host Practitioners Symposium and TECH Information Technology Conferences
Hundreds of public practitioners, managing partners, CFOs, financial managers and emerging leaders will gather at the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Practitioners Symposium and TECH+ Information Technology Conferences. For the first time ever the AICPA will be offering the two conferences simultaneously, allowing attendees to participate in sessions at
Published on May 28, 2010
Surging Business Use of Mobile Devices is Top Business IT Challenge AICPA Survey
The proliferation of smartphones, tablet computers and mobile devices in the workplace emerged for the first time as the top business technology concern for CPAs and financial executives, according to the 2011 Top Technology Initiatives Survey by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Published on February 15, 2011
Five Tips to Disaster-Proof a Small Business
Hurricane season is upon us, offering a reminder that small business owners need a disaster plan. CPA firms that have been through Hurricane Katrina, the 2011 tornado in Joplin, Mo., and Hurricane Irene offer business continuity tips.
Published on July 20, 2012