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Central CT United Way's virtual annual meeting suffers ‘Zoombombing’
A cyberharassment trend that’s been exploding during the ongoing COVID-19 crisis has struck a Greater Hartford charity’s 95th annual meeting. At the United Way of Central and Northern Connecticut’s virtual meeting, held Thursday evening using...
What to do if staff can’t make it to the office
As the coronavirus pandemic rattled stock markets, closed school systems, and shut down major sports leagues this week, Jim Bourke, CPA/CITP/CFF, CGMA, had his head in the cloud, his work applications at his fingertips, and his feet planted on...
How to Properly Go Virtual in the Time of Virus, and Beyond
We at AccountingWEB realize this is a difficult time for many firms, clients and families. Just at the height of tax season, uncertainties over a national health crisis as well as questions about IRS filings, being asked to work remotely is no...
Top cyberthreats targeting accounting firms
No industry is immune to the harmful effects of cybercrimes, and the financial damage can be devastating. Cybersecurity breaches are estimated to cost businesses around the world a staggering $1.5 trillion annually, according to a report from...
Tech tips for firms responding to coronavirus
Busy season has taken on a new meaning because of coronavirus concerns, which have forced firms and other organizations to quickly set up alternate work environments. Les Nettleton, director of information technology at New Orleans firm Bourgeois...
What to do if staff can’t make it to the office
As the coronavirus pandemic rattled stock markets, closed school systems, and shut down major sports leagues this week, Jim Bourke, CPA/CITP/CFF, CGMA, had his head in the cloud, his work applications at his fingertips, and his feet planted on...
Amid shifting industry, college accounting programs add technology, data analytics courses
With automation and artificial intelligence taking over more of the routine and time-consuming work in the accounting world these days, the role of the professional accountant is slowly shifting from number-cruncher to business advisor. As a...
Why CFOs need more cybersecurity vigilance
Cybersecurity breaches have become the top financial threat facing companies, making it essential for CFOs to play a pivotal role in managing the risk. National and corporate cybersecurity is the greatest area of threat facing the world economy...
Black on white: The amazing life of the simple barcode
The printed barcode with its vertical black lines has made modern life possible. Created over four decades ago, its designer had no idea what an impact it would have years later. Shockingly he didn't make a dime from it.
The Rise of Data Privacy Regulations Offers New Opportunities for CPA Firms
In the next several years, hundreds of thousands of businesses in the U.S. will need help navigating the increasingly tricky data privacy landscape and ensure that they can keep critical business systems secure and their customers’ information...

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VIRTUAL: Technology Committee Breakfast Roundtable: Working from Home Effectively - 4/16/2020 -
ZOOM MEETING: Pre-registration required. Access instructions for Zoom will be sent the day before the call. Working from home effectively is more important than ever. Join us virtually via Zoom for tips on how you can keep...
Technology Committee Breakfast Roundtable - 5/21/2020 -
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POSTPONED - Technology Conference - 6/16/2020 - Rocky Hill
Due to current circumstances related to COVID-19, the CTCPA Technology Conference will be postponed until the fall.  Re-scheduled date to be announced soon. This new CTCPA-built conference is filled with presentations designed to...
Technology Committee Breakfast Roundtable - 6/17/2020 - Shelton
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Technology Committee Breakfast Roundtable - 7/16/2020 - Rocky Hill
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Technology Committee Breakfast Roundtable - 8/20/2020 -
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Technology Committee Breakfast Roundtable - 9/16/2020 - Shelton
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Technology Committee Breakfast Roundtable - 10/15/2020 - Rocky Hill
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Technology Committee Breakfast Roundtable - 11/19/2020 -
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Technology Committee Breakfast Roundtable - 12/16/2020 - Shelton
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