Internet Security Tools for Accountants

The start date for this course has passed. Registration is no longer available.

This course is 2.00 credits
Instructor
Garrett Wasny, MA, CMC, CITP/FIBP
Field of Study
Technology
Course Level
Overview
Vendor
CPA Crossings LLC

Instructor

Garrett Wasny, MA, CMC, CITP/FIBP

Registration Fees

MSCPA-AICPA Member
$79.00
MSCPA Member
$79.00
AICPA Member
$79.00
Non-Member
$79.00
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Friday, Feb 2, 2018
11:00am – 1:00pm

The course provides a concise overview of leading Internet resources and strategies that can be used by accountants to step up their Internet security resilience from an individual and organizational perspective. While perfect cyber protection is not possible in a world where threat actors are always finding new and creative ways to exploit users and technology, you will walk away knowing how to better manage digital risks, prioritize security issues, and safeguard corporate data and networks. This event may be a rebroadcast of a live event and the instructor will be available to answer your questions either during or after the event.
The course provides a concise overview of leading Internet resources and strategies that can be used by accountants to step up their Internet security resilience from an individual and organizational perspective. While perfect cyber protection is not possible in a world where threat actors are always finding new and creative ways to exploit users and technology, you will walk away knowing how to better manage digital risks, prioritize security issues, and safeguard corporate data and networks. This event may be a rebroadcast of a live event and the instructor will be available to answer your questions either during or after the event.

Designed For

Practitioners who want to better protect their operations and sensitive business information from external hackers, malicious computer code, insider threats and other cyber and security challenges.

Course Objectives

  • Highlight hundreds of online resources available to assist accountants to step up their cyber security posture -- online and off.
  • Develop a customized cyber-security plan for your enterprise using easy-to-follow online templates and checklists
  • Review the growing number and sophistication of social engineering scams specifically targeting CPAs and accounting departments


Major Subjects

  • Leading cyber-security Facts and Trends
  • Single Most Important Security Strategy
  • Mobile Security Tips
  • Wi-Fi Security
  • Encrypting Smartphone Communications
  • Developing Cyber Security Plan for Enterprise: First Key Steps
  • Strategic Security Checklist
  • Leading Online Security Resources
  • PC vs. Mac: Which is Safer?
  • Threat Landscape: Malware, Vulnerabilities, Social Engineering, Threat Actors
  • Starter Cyber Security Strategy for CPAs


Prerequisites

None

The start date for this course has passed. Registration is no longer available.