Cybersecurity for Tax Professionals - 1/16/2020 (1PM Eastern) (Completed)

Date: Thursday, January 16, 2020
Instructor: Robert K Minniti
Begin Time:  10:00am Pacific Time
11:00am Mountain Time
12:00pm Central Time
1:00pm Eastern Time
CPE Credit:  1 hour for CPAs
1 hour Federal Tax Related for EAs and OTRPs
1 hour Federal Tax Law for CTEC

This course is designed for tax professionals who collect and store client’s personal information, who would like to obtain a basic understanding of 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 designed to familiarize tax professionals who are not information technology (IT) experts on cybersecurity risks and internal controls. We will review the IRS recommendations for securing taxpayer information. 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 cybersecurity
  • Familiarize tax professionals who are not information technology (IT) experts on cybersecurity risks and internal controls
  • IRS recommendations for securing taxpayer information
  • What you need to know, but not how to write the computer programs or code

Learning Objectives

  • Identify how criminals commit acts of cyber fraud
  • Identify cybersecurity internal controls that will protect your company from cyber criminals
  • Identify the IRS cybersecurity recommendations for tax professionals

Level
Basic

Instructional Method
Group: Internet-based

NASBA Field of Study
Information Technology (1 hour)

Program Prerequisites
None

Advance Preparation
None

 Chat — Books Support