In today’s fast-moving business environment, efficient use of technology can give a business a competitive edge against their competition. A CPA.CITP is a Certified Public Accountant who is also a Certified Information Technology Professional. With a background in accounting and a deep understanding of information technology, a CPA.CITP is able to offer businesses unique insights that either a CPA or information technology professional alone would not be able to.
A CPA.CITP is qualified to perform SOC1, SOC 2 and SOC 3 audits and to help businesses create controls to ensure that confidential data is kept safe. Additionally, a CPA.CITP is able to help smaller businesses develop information technology infrastructure that is scalable so that growing businesses are able to expand their IT network while being certified as meeting SOC requirements.
In order to qualify as a CITP, the CPA must develop an understanding of information technology principles and practices encompassing a wide body of knowledge across both disciplines. As a CPA.CITP, Michael Warren is recognized for his understanding of IT technology and its relationship with business accounting. This unique body of knowledge and experience establishes Mr. Warren as one of only a few CPAs who is certified to perform audits of the degree of the suitability of a service organization’s controls for storing, transmitting and protecting electronic data.