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Kiara Williams

Senior Content Writer

Where to begin with this bio—My enthusiasm for LEGO kits? The collection of semi-complete art projects stacked in my office? Or how about my love of all things Harry Potter? Well, in a nutshell, that's me.

But while building, crafting and learning about witchcraft and wizardry ultimately create my off-hour hobby carousel, I dedicate work time to writing for Right Networks and the accounting profession. My ultimate goal? Produce quality content (for the industry supporting us all) that does more than inform—it entertains.

What is the dark web? [5 facts]

The dark web—what is it? The deep, dark web—what is it? What’s it used for? How does information end up there? And what should you do if your information is…

‘Twas the week after deadline

We hope that everyone’s season wasn’t too hectic and that you are all enjoying well-deserved vacations. But for the rare few who may be looking at their laptops—here’s a light-hearted…

Tax season 2022—Taxpayer authentication, IRS security concerns and protecting PII

Tax season 2022 is upon us. In this blog post, we’re sharing news and information about security and privacy concerns straight from the IRS. Maintain your security through tax season and beyond with these tips.

The Procrastinator’s guide to work productivity (Pt. 2)

Whether or not you struggle with tackling jobs as it comes in—all of us could benefit from a work productivity tip or two. Join me for another light-hearted look at common procrastination habits and how to overcome them with productivity tips (that actually work.)

Our 5 best data security tips

Hackers don’t care how busy you are or if you work for a smaller-sized business. Actually, busy, typically-defenseless users are the exact cyber-hack victims they look for. Keep your data and information secure and avoid their cyber attack tricks with these five tips.

CPA vs. accountant: What’s the difference?

This article shares the key differences between accountants and CPAs. By the end, you’ll understand the basics of what it takes to become a CPA or accountant in order to make an informed decision about which will work best for your business.

Top Client Accounting and Advisory Service resources of 2021

We’ve collected our top CAS-related articles from 2021 to help firms navigate the client accounting and advisory path. Read on to get all of the information you need to ensure advisory services offers will be lasting, long-term successes at your firm.

The Procrastinator’s guide to work productivity (Pt. 1)

I am a self-proclaimed expert procrastinator. Or, I used to be. Find out how I’ve been able to overcome my procrastination habits, redefine my schedule, and improve my work productivity with these expert tips.

November: Goodbye flashdrives and 9-to-5s; hello advancement

Overcoming technology challenges, accounting security advancements, fresh ideas from CPAPA’s 40 under 40—as one of this author’s favorite SNL characters would say: This month had everything. Get our wrap-up of top accounting articles from November, here.

3 Tips for Staying Secure This Season

The holiday season is ramping up and so are the hackers. They know how much we all need to get done before year-end; they also know that we’re working quickly, and there’s a better chance a hack will be successful. So before doing anything else, review three easy security tips—then go implement them.

October: Cyber Crime, Data Protection and Weather Profiting

From cloud security thwarting attacks to profiting from a flood—our October wrap-up has it all. Learn how cloud technology protects accounting firms from natural disasters, cyber threats and more. Enter if you dare!

Scary Cybersecurity Facts (and How to Thwart Attacks)

These days, cyber attacks can be initiated via click, open, or even by pressing “play.” How is anyone supposed to stay safe? Get our cybersecurity tips and start protecting your business today.

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