IRS Video - includes a number of best practices and testimony from a CPA about what he had to do for his practice and for himself after a data breach occurred (download materials from this presentation)
A Privacy Checklist for CPA Firms - This checklist provides CPA firms with practical illustration of selected Generally Accepted Privacy Principles (GAPP) in order to maintain privacy best practices within organizations.
Protecting Confidential Client Data (Powerpoint) – A sample PowerPoint presentation that CPAs can use to educate their clients, employees, and/or firm management regarding the proper handling of sensitive digital information, and the effective use security technology to help reduce risk.
Identity Theft Interactive Forms from Idaho Legal Aid Services: •• Letter to Creditor - Use this interactive interview for responding to someone collecting a bill that is in your name, but a bill you did not authorize. •• Letter to Debt Collector - Use this interactive interview for responding to a company or law firm that is aDebt Collector,or collecting a bill that is in your name but you did not authorize. •• Letter to Credit Bureau - Use this interactive interview to create a letter to a Credit Bureau,seeking investigation and removal from your credit report of items that are the result of identity theft.
Credit Reports This central site allows you to request a free credit file disclosure, commonly called a credit report, once every 12 months from each of the nationwide consumer credit reporting companies: Equifax, Experian and TransUnion. •Online: - https://www.annualcreditreport.com - (copy and paste link) •By phone: 877.322.8228 •By mail: Annual Credit Report Request Service, PO Box 105281, Atlanta, Ga., 30348-5281.