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Michael Carroll ’16, a current MBA in accounting student, earned first place in the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants Technology Assurance Committee 2016 Technology Assurance Research Paper Contest with his paper entitled “National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Cyber Security Framework.”

The contest is open to undergraduate and graduate students attending colleges and universities in New York State.  This contest is designed to encourage accounting research, foster the development of students in the accounting profession and promote involvement in the New York State Society of CPA’s committees and publications.

Caroll also received his undergraduate degree from Canisius with a dual major in accounting and accounting information systems (AIS). He developed the paper in his Information Systems Auditing course.

Submitted by: Joe O’Donnell, PhD, professor, accounting