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K2's Current Tech Crimes - Ripped from the Headlines Webcast | 4204355B
Date: August 20, 2020
Event Start time: 8:00 AM   End time: 9:40 AM
Location: Webcast

Facility: Webcast Rebroadcast


Member:       $79
Nonmember: $109

CPE Credits:

2.00 CPE: Continuing Professional Education Technical


Security is a top concern for CPAs. Yet many hacks result from organizations not implementing effective internal controls over information technology. Master critical IT-related controls using new case studies; all new for 2020. We'll examine real-world breaches and security failures. You'll better understand how to protect your company and data. In this fast-paced session we'll cover IT-related controls you can use to prevent computer crimes, including identity and information theft, tax refund fraud, and more!



• List at least three major security incidents reported in the headlines in the last two years, and explain at least one major control design or operation flaws which allowed the hack to occur
• Define the three factors used to authenticate someone to a system and explain why two-factor authentication is preferable to one-factor authentication
• Explain why home-grade computer hardware and applications are inherently less secure than business and enterprise grade hardware and applications
• List at least three best practices learned as a result of reviewing the incidents cited in the case studies


Major Subjects:

• Data breach and computer security tips
• Security awareness training
• Learn more about current events and improve your security knowledge at the same time


Level of Difficulty:

Field of Interest:
Information Technology


Fundamental knowledge of hardware, software, and technology trends


Designed For:

Busy accounting and financial professionals who want to improve their personal and organizational productivity


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