Protecting Yourself Against Cyber Fraud

Have you ever received an email from a reputable company that says “click on this link to complete a short survey and be eligible to win a prize”? ... read more >

Schneider Downs and The Office

I watched “The Office” from the very beginning until the very end two weeks ago. I know certain people who don’t like “The Office” ... read more >

Effective Use of Service Organization Control (SOC) Reports

If your organization (user) utilizes a service organization, chances are that you have heard of a service organization control report, better known as ... read more >

IRS Issues Exempt Organization FY2012 Annual Report and FY2013 Workplan

In the FY2013 Workplan released by the IRS Exempt Organizations (EO) unit, EO clearly spelled out its message to the nonprofit sector: The IRS uses the ... read more >

PA Issues New Corporate ID Number and Faster Assessments

Corporate taxpayers should have received a new identification number recently, issued by the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue (Department). The new identification ... read more >

Over $33 Million Raised for Allegheny County

As a part of the Schneider Downs United Way of Allegheny County Committee in our Pittsburgh office, I had the pleasure of attending the annual Celebration ... read more >

SSAE Reporting and the Impact on a Nonprofit

Risk assessment and review of financial statement risk is a constant process in the management and governance of an organization. An area of concern that ... read more >

The Quest to Improve our Infrastructure

In Western Pennsylvania and Ohio, manufacturers rely heavily on the region’s waterways in a variety of ways; from the transportation of coal to produce ... read more >

Why did Yahoo Spend $1.1 Billion to Buy Tumblr?


By Jason Reljac

First, we should understand the players that were involved with this transaction. Yahoo is an Internet pioneer of sorts that has traditionally offered ... read more >

Updates to NIST Special Publication 800-53 Revision 4

Last month the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) released an updated version of Special Publication 800-53, Revision 4, which represents ... read more >