Tales of True Tech Crimes: Ripped from the Headlines

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Webcast
Icon_Level
Intermediate
Credits
CPE Credits
2 Credits: Computer Software & Applications

Course Description

2020 was an exceptional year for everyone, and like everyone, the hackers, scammers, and other technology criminals took advantage of new opportunities brought by COVID. Criminals reportedly used innovative approaches to exploit weaknesses created by the pandemic. You will learn tips and techniques from these events to help protect you, your company, and your data.

Attend this session and learn more about how high-profile control failures occurred so you can be more effective at preventing crimes such as theft, malware, ransomware, phishing, and hacking.

Learning Objectives

Upon completing this session, you should be able to:

  • List at least three major security incidents reported in the headlines in the last year and explain at least one primary control design or operation flaws that allowed the hack to occur
  • Select the correct definitions from a list of standard security terms such as attack surface, vulnerability, exploit, social engineering, phishing, malware, heuristics, biometrics, and multi factor authentication (MFA)
  • Explain why home-grade computer hardware and applications are sometimes less secure than business and enterprise-grade hardware and applications
  • List at least three best practices learned because of reviewing the incidents cited in the case studies

Course Specifics

Course ID
WC1222277659
Revision Date
February 2, 2022
Prerequisites

None

Advanced Preparation

None

Compliance information

NASBA Provider Number: 103220

Course Instructor

Brian F. Tankersley Headshot
K2 Enterprises (Brian F. Tankersley, CPA, CGMA, CITP)

Brian Tankersley, CPA, CITP, CGMA, is a consultant who advises firms and companies on accounting technology issues. Brian has made presentations in 46 of the 50 U.S. states, served as a guest speaker for many professional accounting organizations across Canada, and publishes a nationally recognized blog on accounting and technology. He has over 20 years of professional experience, including accounting, auditing, technology, and education. Cygnus Business Media recognized Brian as one of the “Top 25 Thought Leaders in Public Accounting Technology” for 2011–2014. He also received the Outstanding Discussion Leader Award from the Tennessee Society of CPAs in 2009 and …

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Tales of True Tech Crimes: Ripped from the Headlines

CPE CREDITS
2 Credits: Computer Software & Applications

$98.00


Webcasts are available for viewing Monday - Saturday, 8am - 8pm ET.

Icon_Webcast
Webcast
Icon_Level
Intermediate
Credits
CPE Credits
2 Credits: Computer Software & Applications

Course Description

2020 was an exceptional year for everyone, and like everyone, the hackers, scammers, and other technology criminals took advantage of new opportunities brought by COVID. Criminals reportedly used innovative approaches to exploit weaknesses created by the pandemic. You will learn tips and techniques from these events to help protect you, your company, and your data.

Attend this session and learn more about how high-profile control failures occurred so you can be more effective at preventing crimes such as theft, malware, ransomware, phishing, and hacking.

Learning Objectives

Upon completing this session, you should be able to:

  • List at least three major security incidents reported in the headlines in the last year and explain at least one primary control design or operation flaws that allowed the hack to occur
  • Select the correct definitions from a list of standard security terms such as attack surface, vulnerability, exploit, social engineering, phishing, malware, heuristics, biometrics, and multi factor authentication (MFA)
  • Explain why home-grade computer hardware and applications are sometimes less secure than business and enterprise-grade hardware and applications
  • List at least three best practices learned because of reviewing the incidents cited in the case studies

Course Specifics

Course ID
WC1222277659
Revision Date
February 2, 2022
Prerequisites

None

Advanced Preparation

None

Compliance information

NASBA Provider Number: 103220

Course Instructor

Brian F. Tankersley Headshot
K2 Enterprises (Brian F. Tankersley, CPA, CGMA, CITP)

Brian Tankersley, CPA, CITP, CGMA, is a consultant who advises firms and companies on accounting technology issues. Brian has made presentations in 46 of the 50 U.S. states, served as a guest speaker for many professional accounting organizations across Canada, and publishes a nationally recognized blog on accounting and technology. He has over 20 years of professional experience, including accounting, auditing, technology, and education. Cygnus Business Media recognized Brian as one of the “Top 25 Thought Leaders in Public Accounting Technology” for 2011–2014. He also received the Outstanding Discussion Leader Award from the Tennessee Society of CPAs in 2009 and …

K2 Enterprises (Brian F. Tankersley, CPA, CGMA, CITP) Read More »

Tales of True Tech Crimes: Ripped from the Headlines

CPE CREDITS
2 Credits: Computer Software & Applications

Webcasts are available for viewing Monday - Saturday, 8am - 8pm ET.

$98.00