Episode 17 - Combating IT Security Threats
IT security threats are constantly evolving, so an organization’s response must also evolve and stay ahead of the game. In this interview, David Cieslak, CPA/CITP, principal at Arxis Technology, explores current security threats and discusses how the latest products and technologies can be applied to practically and effectively combat them.
Episode 16 - 2010 Top Technology Initiatives Survey
In this episode, Ron Box, CPA, CITP, CFF, CISSP, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Information Officer at Joe Money Machinery Co. and Joel Lanz, CPA, CITP, CFF, CFE, CISA, CISSP, Principal of Joel Lanz, CPA, P.C., discuss and review the 2010 Top Technology Initiatives Survey Results. The initiatives included in the survey are intended to represent the CPA’s unique perspective regarding the initiatives they believe will impact financial management and the fulfillment of other fiduciary responsibilities such as safeguarding of business assets, oversight of business performance, and compliance with regulatory requirements.
Episode 15 - Highlighting the IT Audit School Program
In this episode, Daniel Schroeder, CPA, CITP, MBA, CISA, CIA, CISM, partner at Habif, Arogeti & Wynne, LLP, and Tommie W. Singleton, CPA, CITP, CMA, CISA, associate professor of accounting at the University of Alabama in Birmingham, discuss the upcoming IT Audit School and explain what the program will deliver and the value it will have for enrolled attendees. The program offers hands-on simulations utilizing data analysis tools presented by nationally recognized speakers with over 50 years of experience in this area, and a strong focus on risk based auditing standards.
Effective Management of your Records and Data
Featured speaker, Nancy A. Cohen, CPA.CITP, CIPP discusses the considerations for safeguarding personally identifiable information. As systems and processes become more complex and sophisticated, ever more personal information are being collected. Because more data is being collected and held, personal information may be at risk to a variety of vulnerabilities, including loss, misuse, unauthorized access, and unauthorized disclosure. Reference will be made to supplemental resources available to listeners through the InfoTech website that includes an upcoming webinar that provides comprehensive guidance towards the prevention of compromise of your or your clients records or data that contain personally identifiable information.
CPAs' Primer on Enterprise Business Intelligence
The implementation of an Enterprise Business Intelligence (BI) framework provides value, insight and reliability of numbers to an entire organization. In this podcast, Donny Shimamoto, CPA.CITP and Rob Fisher, CPA.CITP discuss why CPAs are prime for getting involved in BI initiatives and touch on the terminology and methodology of a BI initiative. Learn how to improve internal decision-making through the use of BI analytics and maximize your information assets to increase profitability.
Teaser - CPAs' Primer on Enterprise Business Intelligence Overview
The implementation of an Enterprise Business Intelligence (BI) framework provides value, insight and reliability of numbers to an entire organization. In this feature clip, Donny Shimamoto, CPA.CITP and Rob Fisher, CPA.CITP provide an overview to why CPAs are prime for getting involved in BI initiatives and touch on the terminology and methodology of a BI initiative. It’s a glimpse of how internal decision-making through the use of BI analytics and maximization of your information assets can increase profitability.