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Cyber Health Check: Social Engineering Preparedness

Cyber Health Check: Social Engineering Preparedness

The human component of cyber security is the weakest link in protecting your organization against external threats. Recently, social engineering attacks have become the most prevalent type of threat within reported cyber breaches. Social engineering is a malicious activity in which bad actors produce items such as false emails with the intent to persuade the […]

Leet, Kontoglis Promoted to Directors, Business Process & IT Consulting

Leet, Kontoglis Promoted to Directors, Business Process & IT Consulting

AAFCPAs (Westborough, Boston, Wellesley, and Waltham) happily announces the following promotions to support the continued growth of the firm’s Business Process & IT Consulting practice. Promotions Robyn Leet (left) has been promoted to AAFCPAs’ Director, Business Process Assessments & Attestations. She is a solution-oriented, business process improvement architect & strategist with broad expertise in identifying […]

Cyber Health Check: Assess Your Infrastructure Resiliency

Cyber Health Check: Assess Your Infrastructure Resiliency

In the course of day-to-day operations, businesses may not always anticipate and prepare for widespread power outages or other disruptions to their physical space. Reflecting on the recent Texas infrastructure failure, AAFCPAs provides key questions to determine if you are positioned for resiliency in the face of disruptions. AAFCPAs’ IT Security Specialists designed a short […]

Collect Data to Create Business Insight

Collect Data to Create Business Insight

Do You Make Sense of the Data You Collect? There are numerous and diverse reasons for nonprofits to adopt data analytics and predictive modeling tools. The implications are enormous if you commit to making sense of the swathes of data you collect every single day. For example: They are helping membership organizations to more positively […]

AAFCPAs’ 2021 Nonprofit Educational Seminar

AAFCPAs’ 2021 Nonprofit Educational Seminar

AAFCPAs is excited to announce that registration is now open for our 12th Annual Nonprofit Educational Seminar, scheduled for Wednesday, April 28. As a client and/or friend of AAFCPAs, your registration will be complimentary. We are excited this year to announce we will be hosting this popular event virtually! AAFCPAs’ Annual Nonprofit Educational Seminar is considered by […]

Cyber Health Check: Assess Your IT Controls

Cyber Health Check: Assess Your IT Controls

Information Technology General Controls (ITGCs) help organizations guard their systems and operations against IT-related risks in critical business areas like finance, purchasing, and payroll. ITGCs are the foundation for the overall IT control environment as they provide the assurance that systems operate as intended and that output is reliable. (For public companies, these controls support […]

Cyber Actors Target K-12 Distance Learning

AAFCPAs would like to make education clients aware that the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), and the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MS-ISAC) have assessed that malicious cyber actors are targeting kindergarten through twelfth grade (K-12) educational institutions, leading to ransomware attacks, the theft of data, and […]

Secure Your IT Infrastructure & Create Resiliency

IT infrastructure is the combination of hardware, software, communications, data centers/hosting services, and human resources that allows an organization to deliver information technology services to its constituent communities. IT resiliency refers to an organization’s ability to avoid or minimize business disruption when the IT infrastructure is challenged by planned or unplanned events, such as the […]

2020 Cyber Crime, Cyber Security Awareness Month

In recognition of National Cyber Security Awareness Month and to foster client awareness of cyber hazards, AAFCPAs’ IT Security professionals have outlined cybersecurity risks and mitigation strategies applicable to 2020 current events. COVID-19 has changed business operations resulting in increased IT security risks, especially risks from the abrupt shift to support remote work. Even when […]

AAFCPAs Explains Descriptive, Predictive, Prescriptive, and Compliance Data Analytics

Key Business Questions (KBQs) are questions that establish a framework for an organization looking to gain insights produced by analytics. They are central to understanding the past and overall strategy you are deploying or considering deploying in the future. AAFCPAs assists clients in defining and prioritizing high-value KBQs in order to bridge the divide between […]