Lee Pender

Here’s a Handy List of Automated Accounting Resources

Firms are making plans to embrace automation, but the concept is still a little fuzzy in the accounting profession. What does automation mean for accounting firms, anyway? Is there such…

How Accounting Firm Technology Transforms CAAS

Accounting firms have been busy in recent years expanding their service offerings far beyond tax preparation, and understandably so—any firm that wants to position itself for the future has to…

5 Resources for Cybersecurity Awareness Month

As if you weren’t aware of cybersecurity already, October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Of course, security has become such a dominant issue for accounting firms and businesses of all types…

Security and Branding Advantages of a .CPA Domain Name

Is your CPA firm still using a .com domain name? It might be time to think about switching your online presence to a .cpa domain.   The .cpa domain kicked…

5 Cybersecurity Predictions for Accounting Firms

Cyberthreats change all the time, and cybersecurity has to change with them. Unfortunately, it’s difficult to predict the next big cybersecurity trends. Some experts have tried it nonetheless, and despite…

Benefits of Cloud Security: Spear-phishing Prevention

Why Fighting Spear Phishing is Critical to Preventing Data Breaches It’s a cautionary tale as old as email itself: A customer sends you an email asking for a referral to…

Accounting Firm Security: How to Go Beyond the IRS Security Six

Client Data Protection is Mandatory As if data security weren’t already important enough, firms must follow specific IRS rules for keeping client information safe. That’s why the IRS defined the “Security…

Kentucky Floods Demonstrate the Importance of Disaster Recovery 

Disaster Recovery Doesn’t Seem Important…Until It Suddenly Is Deadly floods have ravaged eastern Kentucky in recent weeks, destroying homes and businesses and causing dozens of deaths. While there’s obviously no…

How ‘Smart’ Are Your Cybersecurity Solutions?

Your Accounting Firm is at a Greater Risk of a Data Breach Than You Realize You might think your firm is as secure as it needs to be, but it…

Cybersecurity: War in Ukraine Increases Likelihood of Russian Cyber Attacks

Katie got an unexpected day off work not long ago. It wasn’t the fun kind. The insurance brokerage Katie works for was shut down for a day by what was…

Why Cybersecurity Must Be Priority #1 [Infographic]

Understanding cybersecurity and having a cyber attack plan in place is critical to an organization’s success. Get the numbers on how devastating an attack can be and learn how to protect your business with an affordable solution.

5 Financial Books Every Accountant Needs in Their Library

Accountants: Looking for a little good business reading? Gene Marks, CPA and Right Networks expert contributor, has a few ideas. Gene is a columnist, author, and small business owner. A past columnist for both The Washington Post and The New York Times, Gene writes regularly for The Hill, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Forbes, Inc. magazine, Entrepreneur.com, The Washington Times and The Guardian.

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