Cybercrime in the COVID-19 World

Cybercrime in the COVID-19 World

This material is provided for informational purposes only. Before taking any action that could have legal or other important consequences, confer with a qualified professional who can provide guidance that considers your unique circumstances, including applicable employment laws. It is often in the darkest hours that we discover the best in people. The ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is a prime …

Preparedness Checklists for Work in Office and From Home

Preparedness Checklists for Work in Office and From Home

We at PCIA continue to monitor the impact COVID-19 may have on your professional services firm. Please feel free to download the checklists (compliments of Agility Recovery) below. These checklists can serve as a reminder while implementing the steps in your firm to navigate these trying times. Preparedness Checklist ► Disaster Recovery Kit ► Emergency Communication ► Evacuation Preparedness ► Pandemic Preparedness ► Privacy Cyber …

Coronavirus Preparedness Checklist PCIA

Coronavirus Preparedness Checklist

We understand there are many unknowns about the Coronavirus at this time. We also know that you are concerned about your employees’ health, your business, and any interruptions that may occur. PCIA is providing a link to gain access to Agility Recovery’s checklist that offers recommendations on what steps to take when planning and responding to the virus. Coronavirus Preparedness Checklist

Bifurcated or “Split” Indemnity

As we review owner-drafted contracts for our design professional clients, we occasionally will suggest a “bifurcated” or “split” indemnity. We suggest splitting the indemnity when clients insist on including the obligation for the design professional to “defend” the client.  Negotiating and achieving an insurable indemnity with a client is not for the faint of heart.  We find educating the client …

Wire Transfer Fraud: What CPAs Need to Know

CPAs, like other professional service providers, have become targets for wire/fund transfer and social engineering fraud as cyber criminals continue to improve their hacking skills. Nationally and globally, we’re seeing an increase in schemes that trick companies into wiring funds to fraudulent bank accounts. While internal controls are essential, they can only go so far. What’s the Best Course for …