Information Management and Technology Assurance
The AICPA’s Information Management and Technology Assurance (IMTA) Section has been carefully crafted to support members who offer assurance services and information management support for their clients and decision-makers within their organizations. As an IMTA section member you will have access to resources that will enable you to understand how the use of data and reporting systems can lead to improved business decisions. In addition, you will be in a unique position to gain understanding about how technical skills and financial acumen can be used to evaluate technology risks in support of business objectives.
Are you a CITP who is interested in giving back to the profession? If so, you should consider serving as a mentor in the CITP Mentor Program. The AICPA IMTA Division is pleased to announce the upcoming launch of a CITP Mentor Program in the summer of 2017. The program will serve to support the professional growth of new and prospective CITPs. We are currently looking for individuals with 3 or more years of experience as a CITP to serve as program mentors. If you are interested in being a mentor, please contact Paul Warrick. Paul.Warrick@aicpa-cima.com
The new cybersecurity risk management framework creates opportunities for: an entity's management to describe its cybersecurity risk management program; CPAs to perform a consulting engagement to help a client's management develop a description of its cybersecurity risk management program to provide to the board and other internal parties who are interested in that information; and CPAs to perform a consulting engagement known as a "readiness assessment" to help a client identify where its cybersecurity processes and controls may need to be shored up.
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IMTA Members Have Free Access to a Premium Online
The IMTA Division is excited to announce that now you can build skills, get answers, expand your knowledge of technology, big data, security and more with your new premium member benefit. You will now have access to over 40,000 titles in formats such as e-book’s, audio, video and tutorial.
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Gain a better understanding of the CPA’s role in addressing cybersecurity risks
Not just a public company concern, cyber crime has emerged as a leading financial and operational risk for organizations of all sizes in all sectors. In a new video, AICPA President and CEO Barry C. Melancon, CPA, CGMA, discusses the leadership role CPAs can play in addressing cybersecurity concerns for the organizations where they work, the businesses they operate or the clients they serve. The video is the latest addition to the AICPA’s Cybersecurity Resource Center.
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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