Industry News: Now in Hackers' Crosshairs: Accounting and Finance Firms

Now in Hackers' Crosshairs: Accounting and Finance Firms

Why the escalating cybersecurity threats for finance and accounting firms? For one, you likely have sensitive customer data, in addition to key information about their employees, vendors and customers.

 

This has been a year unlike any other in almost every respect, and cybersecurity is no exception. Here's why the changing threat landscape could give a scare to accounting and finance firms — and what they can do about it.

Industry News: 81% of Audit and Risk Professionals Believe Risk Will be Unpredictable in 2021

81% of Audit and Risk Professionals Believe Risk Will be Unpredictable in 2021

During the executive keynote presentation at Audit & Beyond, attendees were asked questions about the risks their businesses face as a result of the pandemic and looking forward. Responses reveal an evolving risk landscape with a variety of different ...

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  • 02 Aug

    Online Education Opportunities Offering Free CPE

    We're happy to announce that we are offering four new webcasts and will continue to record new risk management content over the next several months. In addition, we are offering a wide selection of self-study courses leased from Checkpoint Learning. And as a reminder, all of our CPE is ava... read more

  • 12 Jul

    Malpractice Risks Increase During Difficult Economic Times

    In CAMICO's 35 years of experience, economic conditions have had a significant impact on CPA professional liability claims. In light of the current economic challenges, now more than ever, CPAs will need to be prepared and vigilant to minimize the potential of additional liability exposure... read more

  • 09 Jul

    Creditworthiness Verifications and PPP Loans

    CPA firms receiving requests from lenders for creditworthiness verifications for clients who had requested Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans were often unsure of how to respond. The advice CAMICO gave CPAs assisting their clients with PPP loan applications is valid for similar circum... read more

  • 07 Jul

    War Story 119

    Subject: Business Management Services; Wire Transfer Fraud

    John Duval, CPA, had been engaged for several years by a high-net-worth client, Ed Robertson, who developed commercial and residential real estate. Duval provided business management and bill-paying services, which inclu... read more