In the past months we have seen a lot of articles in the Press and webinars about Cyber liability, net protection, information security and a variety of other terms for being robbed, hacked, extorted via the internet and compliance with State notification rules to clients about a security breach.
There are many sources and the following lists some of the more interesting articles and webinars that appeared recently:
YOU”VE BEEN BREACHED! NOW WHAT? – Free May 3rd webinar by CPA Academy:: http://www.cpaacademy.org/webinars/a0D1A00000stZPsUAM
THE HACKERS WANT ACCOUNTANTS’ INFO: PROTECTING YOUR FIRM AND CLIENTS – Free April 27th webinar by CPA Academy:
IRS’s Top Ten Identity Theft Prosecutions; Part of Ongoing Efforts to Protect Taxpayers, Prevent Refund Fraud – what the IRS say: https://www.irs.gov/uac/Newsroom/IRS%E2%80%99s-Top-Ten-Identity-Theft-Prosecutions
What to Do if Your Client is a Victim of Tax-Related Identity Theft – article in Accounting Today
Simple Steps to Data Security
Investment Advisory Services – Cyber Risk Management from a different perspective.
Russian hacker group targeting largest EU banks: http://www.scmagazineuk.com/russian-hacker-group-targetting-largest-eu-banks/article/488781/
IRS Warns of Email Phishing Scam Targeting Tax Preparers: http://www.accountingtoday.com/news/tax-practice/irs-warns-of-tax-scam-targeting-preparers-77825-1.html