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Training Resources to Reduce your Risk. We all need security awareness training. Whether you just know it, it is required for compliance or a recent security assessment recommended it, we all know we need more security awareness training. Great News! October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month!

3rd quarter 2016 U.S. venture capital (VC) results show a continuation of the downward trend in VC activity that started in mid-2015. Both investment and deals were down this quarter, with amounts invested dropping significantly, down 32% from the prior quarter and down 36% year-over-year. 3rd quarter investment of $10.6 billion was the lowest level of investment since the 3rd quarter of 2014.

Legislation passed by Congress and signed into law by President Obama on July 31, 2015 has modified the tax filing due dates for taxable years starting after December 31, 2015.

We are on the brink of a major shift in the cyber security landscape. Cyber attest allowing a focus on the entire cyber risk environment as well as a focus on particular systems. New proposed legislation, PCAOB discussions and new criteria from the AICPA on cyber attestation standards are all signs of impending changes that will require cyber security integration throughout the environment to provide transparency and assurance. Here are some of the proposed changes we believe could change the cyber security landscape.

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