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7/23/2021

Remote and hybrid work arrangements have highlighted cybersecurity vulnerabilities related to video conferencing and virtual private networks, writes Yakir Golan, CEO of Kovrr. Use of multifactor authentication has increased, but in certain cases this security technique might be vulnerable to brute-force attacks or social engineering, Golan writes.

7/23/2021

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7/22/2021

Even the worst crises can provide opportunities for organizations -- and business resilience is the ability to capitalize on those opportunities, says IIA-Kazakhstan's Yevgeniya Rossova. Forward-thinking internal auditors can help their organizations develop a business resiliency plan that enables them to recognize and make the most of the opportunities that arise.

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Internal Auditor
7/22/2021

Many companies have compartmentalized risk into silos, which can lead to vulnerability. This article describes three steps companies can take to integrate compliance and risk management.

7/22/2021

Pursuing an active wealth strategy can help savers make better decisions as they prepare for retirement. Here is a look at the interrelated components that define this approach.

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Kiplinger
7/22/2021

The pandemic has changed the nature of corporate negotiations, with many companies willing to rethink deal terms. Many negotiations are likely to remain virtual, which also calls for a different approach.

7/22/2021

Valuations are a material element to common corporate transactions. This discussion provides an overview of some of the critical valuation issues that arise in Secs. 351, 332 and 338.

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The Tax Adviser
7/22/2021

Social media and other types of technology have changed the process of defining a personal brand. It's helpful to ask others how they perceive your personal brand and compare their responses to qualities you aim to project.

7/22/2021

Some newer employees might not have seen much of their office or many co-workers in person. Onboarding workers from a distance takes a team effort. Here's advice to make hires feel comfortable and connected.

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CPA Insider
7/22/2021

Companies are recognizing employees have a wide array of financial concerns and are increasingly offering programs to address these issues. However, financial wellness programs might overlook complex situations, and employees might be reluctant to share certain information.

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The New York Times