Cybersecurity for Employees Working from Home (Completed)

Date: Tuesday, April 27, 2021
Instructor: Robert K Minniti
Begin Time:  12:00pm Pacific Time
1:00pm Mountain Time
2:00pm Central Time
3:00pm Eastern Time
CPE Credit:  2 hours for CPAs

With the 2020 pandemic many organizations have employees working from home for the first time. This creates additional cyber security risks for the employees and their organizations.

This course is designed for employees who are working from home, who would like to obtain an understanding of data and cybersecurity. You have probably heard of some of the more common types of cyber crimes such as ransomware, spyware, computer viruses, phishing, vishing, spoofing, data breaches, denial of service attacks, hacking, etc.

This course is also designed to familiarize accounting, auditing, consulting, and tax professionals who are not information technology (IT) experts on data breach and cybersecurity risks and internal controls. We will cover the material in a plain language, nontechnical manner. We will cover what you need to know, but not how to write the computer programs or code.

Who Should Attend
CPAs, CFEs, CMA, CIAs, CFFs, MAFF, CGMAs, CFOs, CEOs, EAs, and others who prepare taxes or obtain and manage taxpayer information.

Topics Covered

  • Basic understanding of Data and Cybersecurity
  • Data Breaches
  • Cybersecurity Risks
  • Internal Controls

Learning Objectives

  • Identify how criminals commit acts of cyber fraud
  • Identify cybersecurity internal controls that will protect your company from cyber criminals

Level
Basic

Instructional Method
Group: Internet-based

NASBA Field of Study
Information Technology (2 hours)

Program Prerequisites
None

Advance Preparation
None

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