Securing the Numbers: A Comprehensive Guide to Cyber Security for Accountants

cyber security for accountants

Introduction In a world where sensitive financial information is increasingly targeted by cybercriminals, ensuring top-notch cyber security for accountants is paramount. The accounting industry relies heavily on accurate and secure data management, making it a prime target for hackers. This in-depth guide will delve into cyber security in accounting and provide practical steps for accountants […]

A Comprehensive Guide to IRS Publication 4557: Safeguarding Taxpayer Data

Introduction: Unraveling IRS Publication 4557 Understanding the Importance of IRS Publication 4557 IRS Publication 4557, titled “Safeguarding Taxpayer Data,” is a crucial resource for tax professionals. It provides a comprehensive guide on how to protect sensitive taxpayer information, a responsibility that has become increasingly important in the digital age. The publication is designed to help […]

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Ways for Accountants to Regularly Monitor and Test the Information Security Program (ISP)

Get the complete guide on Accountant Compliance Made Easy: FTC Safeguards Checklist The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Safeguards Rule requires that businesses establish and maintain an information security program (ISP) to protect sensitive customer information. This means that accountants, who often handle sensitive financial information, must be diligent in monitoring and testing their ISP to […]

FTC Safeguards Rule – How to Choose a Qualified Professional

Intro to Choosing a Qualified Professional With the 2023 FTC Safeguards Rule one of the new requirements is to designate a qualified professional to handle everything related to the ISP (Information Security Program). We will explore how to qualify, and choose the right person / organization to do the job. As a accountant you must […]


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Email Scams Every Accountant Should Protect Against

Running an accounting firm keeps you busy, and you probably don’t spend much time thinking about cybersecurity or fraud on a daily basis. However, scammers can target any business — including accounting firms — and if you’re not informed about what a scam attempt looks like, you could easily fall victim to fraud or hand […]

Technology in accounting – a chat with Chase Vowell

On this episode of the Tech Talk for Accountants Show, Andrew Lassise chats with Chase Vowell, Chief Accountant at Flux Accounting. They discuss technology in accounting. You can listen wherever you listen to podcasts, watch on YouTube, or listen and read below. About Chase Vowell and Flux Accounting Flux Accounting was started around 2017 when […]

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