1 Credits: Auditing
Simple fraud schemes that use social engineering techniques are gaining popularity in the United States. These schemes rely on trickery to persuade an unsuspecting employee to divert cash or sensitive information to the fraudster. This course examines techniques being employed such as email spoofing, phishing, and vishing using actual recent cases and discusses techniques to minimize the possibility of this type of fraud in your organization.
Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:
- Identify types of CEO fraud
- Identify different types of phishing and related fraud schemes
- Recognize techniques to prevent social engineering schemes
February 7, 2023
There are no prerequisites.
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Meet The Experts
Joseph Helstrom, CPA, is a partner at CFO Resources, LLC, a company focused on training and courseware for CPAs. He’s also the owner of Mill Creek Publishing LLC. Joe has over 30 years of experience as a CPA in both public accounting and industry, with extensive experience in financial reporting and analysis, treasury, tax, information technology, legal and regulatory matters, and strategic planning. After graduation from Butler University with a degree in accounting, Joe got his start at Ernst & Young. Subsequent to that, he has served for several different companies as a chief financial officer; director of treasury and …