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Ransomware Attack Postpones Hartford’s First Day of School
After months of careful planning, Hartford Public Schools postponed the first day of school due to a ransomware attack. Hartford Public Schools said in an email to parents and students that its technology “has been impacted by a ransomware...
Zoom with confidence
“I’m really better looking than this!” If that’s how you want to start every Zoom meeting, you’re not alone. The videoconferencing app seems to amplify every flaw you’ve ever worried about. I, for one, often look like a pasty waif who...
3 tech-related tips for working better remotely
The COVID-19 pandemic will eventually subside, but the massive exodus from offices caused by various quarantines has shown CPAs and their employers the power and potential of working from home. There's no going back to the status quo. It's...
Taxes, VPNs and Office Hours: The Ultimate Forbes Guide to Working from Home
Millions of employees could be in for a rude surprise next April when they find out their home office isn’t deductible and the states can’t agree on who gets their money. Time to put a tax pro on speed dial? I t's very likely that...
How to Survive a Ransomware Attack Without Paying the Ransom
At around midnight Oslo time on March 19, 2019, computers owned by Norsk Hydro ASA, a large aluminum manufacturer, started encrypting files and going offline en masse. It took two hours before a worker at its operations center in Hungary realized...
Improve your remote hiring process during COVID-19
The emergence of COVID-19 has changed many aspects of business, including hiring. With many office buildings closed and social-distancing measures in place, many CPA firms must figure out how to hire the best people through a remote hiring...
Why Zoom meetings really do leave you exhausted
Marc Staut recalled the disappointment felt by some of his CPA firm clients as they introduced new information systems about a year ago. The project planning went fine. So did training the client firms’ professionals. The rollout may have been...
4 New Ways Firms Should Think About Remote Work After COVID-19
Overnight, COVID-19 and social distancing caused most firms to go remote to ensure the health and safety of their staff and clients. In doing so, firm leaders realized that remote work CAN work and team members managed to deliver results under...
Deloitte dives into blockchain
Deloitte is helping more of its clients leverage blockchain technology as it sees the distributed ledger technology gain increasing usage after years of experimentation with the technology. “We were in an ideation phase with blockchain, which...
CPA licensure model transformation continues after NASBA board vote
Work to transform the CPA licensure model will continue in earnest after the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) announced that its board of directors has voted unanimously to support the advancement of the CPA Evolution...

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VIRTUAL Technology Committee Breakfast Roundtable - 10/15/2020 -
This is an open forum - we never limit discussion. We've got experts on board who can help you with cyber security, client portals, accounting software, Office 365, and more. There is no need to register for this event - walk-ins are...
LIVESTREAM - Accounting, Auditing and Financial Reporting Conference - 10/29/2020 -
This CTCPA conference discusses the most relevant issues facing the accounting profession today.
VIRTUAL Technology Committee Breakfast Roundtable - 11/19/2020 -
This is an open forum - we never limit discussion. We've got experts on board who can help you with cyber security, client portals, accounting software, Office 365, and more. There is no need to register for this event - walk-ins are...
LIVESTREAM - Technology Conference - 12/8/2020 -
This new CTCPA-built conference is filled with presentations designed to maximize your time and enhance your learning. The agenda is filled with sessions on current and emerging technologies that will help you do your job with...
VIRTUAL Technology Committee Breakfast Roundtable - 12/16/2020 -
This is an open forum - we never limit discussion. We've got experts on board who can help you with cyber security, client portals, accounting software, Office 365, and more. There is no need to register for this event - walk-ins are...

 

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