K2's Current Tech Crimes - Ripped from the Headlines Webcast | 4204355A

Course Details


Friday, June 12, 2020

5:00am – 6:40am
(Registration: 4:30am)

Field of Study


Course Number


CPE Credit

2.0 hours CPE credit

Level of Knowledge



CalCPA Education Foundation


Fundamental knowledge of hardware, software, and technology trends


Security is a top concern for CPAs. Yet many hacks result from organizations not implementing effective internal controls over information technology. Master critical IT-related controls using new case studies; all new for 2020. We'll examine real-world breaches and security failures. You'll better understand how to protect your company and data. In this fast-paced session we'll cover IT-related controls you can use to prevent computer crimes, including identity and information theft, tax refund fraud, and more!


Data breach and computer security tips
Security awareness training
Learn more about current events and improve your security knowledge at the same time


List at least three major security incidents reported in the headlines in the last two years, and explain at least one major control design or operation flaws which allowed the hack to occur
Define the three factors used to authenticate someone to a system and explain why two-factor authentication is preferable to one-factor authentication
Explain why home-grade computer hardware and applications are inherently less secure than business and enterprise grade hardware and applications
List at least three best practices learned as a result of reviewing the incidents cited in the case studies

Designed For

Busy accounting and financial professionals who want to improve their personal and organizational productivity

Course Pricing

Member Fee

Applicable if you are a HSCPA member in good standing.

Non-Member Fee

Applicable if you are not a HSCPA member.

Your Price $101.00

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This course does not qualify for CPE Choice.

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