Governmental Entities and Cyber Frauds

Author: Robert K Minniti

CPE Credit:  2 hours for CPAs

This course is designed for individuals who would like to obtain a basic understanding of how cyber fraud affects governmental entities. We will discuss various types of cyber frauds and the methods criminals use to attack government IT systems. Examples of real world cases will be provided to help develop an understanding of the risks governments face from cyber fraud. We will review internal controls that can help to prevent and cyber fraud in governmental entities.

Publication Date: February 2020

Designed For
CPAs, CFEs, CFOs, directors, department managers, auditors, bookkeepers, staff accountants and others working with governmental entities.

Topics Covered

  • Basic understanding of how cyber fraud affects governmental entities
  • Discuss various types of cyber frauds and the methods criminals use to attack government IT systems
  • Examples of real world cases will be provided
  • Review internal controls that can help to prevent and cyber fraud in governmental entities

Learning Objectives

  • Identify cyber frauds that could affect governments
  • Describe various types of cyber frauds and the methods criminals use to attack government IT systems
  • Recognize risks governments face from cyber fraud
  • Identify and apply internal controls that can help to prevent and cyber fraud in governmental entities
  • Identify the steps in the framework for improving critical infrastructure cybersecurity
  • Differentiate CIS Critical Security Controls relates to having an inventory of authorized and unauthorized devices
  • Identify the steps in the NIST Cyber Security Framework
  • Identify cybersecurity best practices

Level
Basic

Instructional Method
Self-Study

NASBA Field of Study
Accounting (Governmental) (1 hour), Auditing (Governmental) (1 hour)

Program Prerequisites
None

Advance Preparation
None

Registration Options
Quantity
Fees
Regular Fee $59.00

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