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  • 09.27.2016 - How to Select an Auditor for Your Employee Benefit Plan
    All employee benefit plans (401(k), 403(b), Pension and other retirement and health and welfare plans) categorized as “large” plans for Form 5500 reporting purposes are required to have an annual audit performed by an independent auditor.
  • 09.27.2016 - Navigating The Crowded Non-Profit Sector
    Find out how organizations can set themselves apart to secure—and retain—donors.
  • 09.22.2016 - Phishing, vishing, smishing, pharming...Say What?
    So, now you know what ransomware is, you’re a cybersecurity master now, right? Not quite. Keeping up with cybersecurity challenges organization big and small – and keeping up with the lingo can be difficult too. Learn more.
  • 09.15.2016 - Cybersecurity Risk Management: Is My Organization at Risk for a Cyber Attack?
    Cybersecurity threats are continually evolving, becoming more sophisticated and harder to both prevent and detect. Your organization has likely already experienced some type of a breach, whether ransomware, phishing or a malicious virus. With the severity and frequency of these threats increasing, you need to make cybersecurity a top priority for your business this year.
  • 09.08.2016 - Securing Medical Records From Cyber Attacks is Imperative
    Electronic medical records are an innovation that has greatly helped the overall medical industry, but with this improved access comes an urgent need to protect it. Learn more about HIPPA Compliance, Security Risk Analysis, Medical Record Security, and more.
  • 09.07.2016 - 8 Lessons Learned from History's Biggest Cyber Attacks
    Every day, over 4,000 cyber-attacks occur, nearly three attacks every minute. The sophistication and techniques used by hackers is growing and evolving constantly. Fortunately, we can use the lessons learned throughout the history of cyber-attacks to increase our knowledge and awareness, and in turn, better protect ourselves from cyber-attacks.
  • 09.01.2016 - When Does Your Retirement Plan Need an Audit?
    The Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) establishes standards and rules governing employee benefit plans (401(k), 403(b), Pension, other retirement and health and welfare plans), including independent audit requirements. Generally, all large non-governmental and non-church retirement plans are required to be audited by a qualified certified or licensed public accountant on an annual basis. ERISA also generally requires large funded health and welfare plans (normally indicated by the establishment of a trust to hold plan assets) to be audited on an annual basis.
  • 08.26.2016 - Controlling the Cost of Private Education
    By analyzing their budgeting process and controlling operations costs, schools can make themselves more attractive to potential students, and set themselves up for long-term future success.
  • 08.24.2016 - Cyber Security Basics: 10 Easy Ways to Protect Your Computer Network from Viruses and Attacks
    Hackers, viruses, worms, ransomware and spyware are only a few things that can do harm to your computer, network and in some cases your wallet. It can be scary to know how easily your identity can be stolen, simply by clicking a malicious link from an email. Although there are numerous ways in which a computer user can be attacked or exploited, there are also many ways you can protect yourself and your company from cyber threats.
  • 08.22.2016 - FASB Issues Much Awaited Not-For-Profit Financial Reporting Standard
    On August 18, 2016, the Financial Accounting Standard Board (FASB) issued Accounting Standards Update (ASU) 2016-14, Presentation of Financial Statements for Not-for-Profit Entities, to improve financial reporting for nonprofit organizations.
  • 08.19.2016 - Municipalities Need to Ensure Proper Management, Disclosure of Bond Sales
    A critical resource for building new and maintaining existing infrastructure for most municipalities is the issuing of municipal bonds. Most municipalities do not have the funds available in their budgets for these major projects, the issuance of bonds allow for improvement and repair work to get done in a timely matter and paid back over time. It has become a fairly routine funding methodology for cities and towns across the country.
  • 08.18.2016 - How the Cloud Can Keep Airlines in the Sky
    Cloud computing and virtualization are game changers with regards to business continuity and disaster recovery. What can Delta Airlines and your business learn from this?

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