Live Session: Cybersecurity, April 27

Live Session: Cybersecurity, April 27

AAFCPAs’ Annual Nonprofit Educational Seminar is Virtual Again in 2022! AAFCPAs is offering a full day of educational content (9am – 3pm) designed to educate, challenge, and inspire nonprofit professionals! As a client and/or friend of AAFCPAs, your registration is complimentary. Reserve your seat.>> Featured Session: Cybersecurity (9:50am – 10:20am) In the rapidly evolving threat […]

Cyberthreats Related to Russia/Ukraine Conflict

AAFCPAs reminds clients to anticipate cyberthreats as the Russia/Ukraine crisis continues to escalate. “The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) recently issued a warning of the risk of Russian cyberattacks spilling over onto U.S. networks, which follows previous CISA warnings on the risks posed by Russian cyberattacks for U.S. critical infrastructure,” reported Harvard Business […]

2021 Round-up: AAFCPAs’ Top 7 Most-Read Content

How can we do more with less? Over the past year, AAFCPAs published a wide array of alerts & insights that explore topics ranging from compliance, to productivity & business intelligence, to data security. In this end-of-year roundup, we share key insights and trends from our most-read content of 2021: Tax Planning Guides for Businesses […]

Meet Mr. Anderson, AAFCPAs’ Certified Ethical Hacker

Meet Mr. Anderson, AAFCPAs’ Certified Ethical Hacker

AAFCPAs’ reminds clients that October is cybersecurity awareness month in the United States. AAFCPAs performs Information Technology (IT)/Cyber Security Assessments which help clients identify risks from the use of technology that could potentially cause information loss and/or financial and reputational harm to your organization. Our assessments include Vulnerability & Penetration testing performed by Mr. Anderson, […]

Cybersecurity: Tools & Strategies to Protect Yourself and Your Family

October is cybersecurity awareness month in the United States. Breaches continue to affect various aspects of our increasingly connected world: from fortune 500 companies to large municipalities and public utilities. AAFCPAs urges clients to remain vigilant and to consider the following tools and strategies to protect yourself and your family: Access Your Credit Report The […]

IT Execs Must Balance Security with Productivity

COVID-19 has challenged businesses to think about operations in a new way, and in many cases, your IT specialists may be supporting employees for the first time ever that were never intended or conceived to be remote or fully remote. This shift in the way we work has created competing interests for IT departments, who […]

Be Cyber Smart: decrease risks and protect yourself online

Now in its 18th year, Cybersecurity Awareness Month (October) continues to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity across our Nation so Americans can take the steps they need to be safer and more secure online. To decrease cybersecurity risks and protect yourself online, AAFCPAs offers cybersecurity technical and non-technical resources to help you and […]

Cyber Health Check: Outsourced Services

Cyber Health Check: Outsourced Services

If you outsource services such as payroll processing, loan servicing, data center/co-location/IT Managed Services, Software as a Service (SaaS), or medical claims processing, you rely on the service provider to keep your data secure, maintain confidentiality, integrity of processing, availability of services or systems, and/or privacy. However, AAFCPAs reminds clients that outsourcing may expose your […]

Cyber Health Check: Software and Hardware Configurations

Cyber Health Check: Software and Hardware Configurations

Despite the best efforts of IT teams, organizations continue to be plagued with IT security vulnerabilities in their systems by both internal and external threats. The most common vulnerabilities are poor configurations and outdated/unpatched systems or applications. These vulnerabilities may subject your organization to the risk of hackers gaining access to sensitive employee or client […]

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 […]