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    The Information Management and Technology Assurance (IMTA) Division provides CPAs with a vast array of resources, tools and information about IT Assurance, Risk, Security and Privacy, Analytics, and Technology, including access to the annual Top Technology Initiatives Survey results and analyses.

    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.


    IMTA Members Have Access to New Premium Benefit
    The 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 and video courses.
    Understanding Tax Operations Webcast
    Hosted by IMTA's Tax Information & Operations Management task force, this webcast, scheduled on May 16 at 1 p.m. ET, will introduce participants to the area of tax operations and the foundational elements that produce an effective Tax Department.
    How to Leverage Technology to Automate the Close Process Webcast
    Participants who attend this webcast, scheduled on May 21 at 1 p.m. ET, will learn about how process, people and the integration of technology can help manage the close process, making it more efficient, effective and timely without the introduction of additional risks.

    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 Certified in Information Technology Professional (CITP) Credential
      The Certified Information Technology Professional (CITP) is a specialty designation that identifies CPAs with the unique ability to bridge between business and technology while meeting the strict requirements for a CPA license as well as additional training and experience in Emerging Trends, IT Assurance and Risk, Business Solutions, Data Analytics and Security and Privacy.

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