During the roundtable, CPAmerica (http://www.cpamerica.org)
Along with the cloud, there will be a shared resource pool where CPAmerica members could split the cost of particular IT devices and services, such as sophisticated network vulnerability scanners and penetration testing software.
With approval from the board of directors, these services will be available to CPAmerica member firms later this year.
The roundtable began with two interactive member sharing sessions on Wednesday, June 21 on virtualization and information assurance. These sessions were facilitated by Stephen Grote with J.K. Boatwright & Co., P.C., and Josh Cross, with Maxwell, Locke & Ritter LLP. Randy Johnston, CPAmerica’s technology consultant with Network Management Group Inc., was the featured speaker. He gave a technology update and spoke about mobile solutions; data encryption; storage solutions; social networking issues and solutions; IT checklists; Office 2010, Acrobat X and alternatives.
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About CPAmerica International:
CPAmerica is a national association of more than 80 large independent CPA firms that provides practice management support, continuing education, marketing, online services and other programs for the improvement of its member firms. In alliance with Crowe Horwath International (http://www.crowehorwath.net), the association has more than 550 offices worldwide, and combined firm revenues of the alliance approach $3 billion. For more information about CPAmerica, visit http://www.cpamerica.org. You can also find CPAmerica on Facebook (http://facebook.com/