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March 30, 2018
*Deadline extended* Do you, your staff or a colleague exhibit outstanding work in the information management and technology assurance field? You can recognize them for their dedication to the profession by submitting a nomination to the AICPA Standing Ovation program. The nomination process is simple and closes on May 1, 2018.
Did you miss last week's webcast on how to use Artificial Intelligence to your benefit. While it may be too late to earn CPE credits, you can still view the webcast and learn how AI can help you become the strategic partner your clients want and need.
Want to see how your skills stack up, brush up on select topics, and earn a $100 discount for AICPA ENGAGE? We've got a challenge made just for you. Test your knowledge and earn $100 towards your AICPA ENGAGE registration.
Organizations are under increasing pressure to demonstrate that they are managing threats, and they have effective processes and controls in place to detect, respond to, mitigate, and recover from them. The Cybersecurity Fundamentals for Finance and Accounting Professionals Certificate program will cover several topics to help you acquire these skills. You will gain an understanding of the importance and impact of cybersecurity risks on your organization or firm, including relevant aspects of the AICPA's new cybersecurity risk management reporting framework.
If your organization or client handles personal data of any person residing in the European Union—even if the organization itself isn't located there—pay attention. The way you store and manage that data may need to change significantly. Enforcement of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which was ratified in 2016, will go into effect May 25, 2018. The GDPR was created to allow individuals to have greater control over their personal data and provide consistency across the EU member countries when it comes to data privacy rules.