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AICPA Top 10 Technologies Task Force
The task force found the following top ten technologies for 2004 in descending order of importance:
Information Security. The hardware, software, processes and procedures in place to protect an organization’s systems. It includes firewalls, anti-virus, password management, patches and locked facilities, among others.
Spam Technology (new). The use of technology to reduce or eliminate unwanted e-mail. Technologies range from confirmation of the sender via ISP lookup to methods where the recipient accepts e-mail only from specific senders.