Week 1 Assignment.docx - Running Head WEEK 1 ASSIGNMENT TECHNOLOGY INITIATIVES Top Ten Technology Initiatives Kaneil Daniel ACC 622 Accounting

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Running Head: WEEK 1 ASSIGNMENT TECHNOLOGY INITIATIVES 1 Top Ten Technology Initiatives Kaneil Daniel ACC 622: Accounting Information Systems Professor Edward Kaplan November 10, 2019
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WEEK 1 ASSIGNMENT TECHNOLOGY INITIATIVES 2 Top Ten Technology Initiatives Within the accounting fields ensuring that the top technological devices and software are key. According to the AICPA there are thousands of CPA’s that contributed with the initiative. The main purpose of the survey is to look at the top ten significances of the North American Certified Public Accountants within the technological whelm while also exploring all levels of the accounting professionals that will be meeting the goals. Within this paper we will discuss all ten of the top technological initiatives which are according to the AICPA survey of 2015 are (1) Securing the IT environment, (2) Managing and retaining the data, (3) Managing the information technology risk and compliance, (4) Ensuring privacy, (5) Preventing and responding to compute fraud, (6) Enabling decision support and analytics, (7) Managing system application, (8) Governing and managing the IT investment, (9) Managing vendors and service providers, (10) Leveraging emerging technologies (May & Lambie, 2015). Two different components of the survey were conducted due to the collection of data and because of this the results of the survey cannot be relied upon for direct comparisons within the United States and Canada. Securing the Information Technology Environment When companies are looking to implement security practices it is at the top of the minds of CEO’s and data center managers. “The cornerstone when securing an IT environment is to classify the data that runs through that environment” (ITBUSINESSEDGE.COM, 2019). This type of information technology environment of businesses should not show the vulnerability to cyber-attacks.
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