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    Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

    Federal Law The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) was passed by Congress on August 21, 1996. The law requires any health care provider to meet certain privacy standards with respect to personal health information.
    Published on April 27, 2010

    Internal Revenue Code

    Overview IRC Section 7216 prohibits anyone who is involved in the preparation of tax returns from knowingly or recklessly disclosing or using tax-related information.
    Published on March 07, 2013

    Privacy Risk Assessment Questionnaire

    Article Key questions businesses should ask about privacy risk, implementing sound privacy policies and practices, managing privacy risk, and obtaining privacy assurance.
    Published on March 12, 2013

    Federal, State and Other Professional Regulations

    Overview CPAs engaged to perform privacy advisory services and attestation engagements must follow the pertinent, laws, rules, and standards.
    Published on March 08, 2013

    The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

    Overview Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, a federal law, protects the privacy of student education records and provides guidelines for the correction of errors.
    Published on March 07, 2013

    Getting Ready for the XBRL Mandate

    Article Get the inside story from Louis Matherne on how XBRL will soon affect domestic and foreign public companies.
    Published on March 18, 2013

    Tag Youre It! Getting Ready for the XBRL Mandate

    Article This article reveals how eXtensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL) affects domestic and foreign public companies.
    Published on March 15, 2013

    Comparison of International Privacy Concepts

    Guidance Contains a comparison of International Privacy Concepts from Generally Accepted Privacy Principles.
    Published on January 16, 2014

    Performing an Audit of Internal Control in an Integrated Audit

    Overview The Center for Audit Quality (CAQ) has developed a new practical pointers reference source for public company auditors that provides lessons learned from integrated audits of internal control over financial reporting (ICFR).
    Published on February 27, 2013

    Generally Accepted Privacy Principles in WebTrust Engagements

    FAQ These frequently asked questions provide clarification on the application of GAPP,WebTrust Online Privacy and other Trust Services engagements.
    Published on January 16, 2014

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