K2's Current Tech Crimes - Ripped from the Headlines - On Demand (2 hours)

K2's Current Tech Crimes - Ripped from the Headlines - On Demand (2 hours)

  • $89.00


Security is a top concern for CPAs every year. Yet many hacks result from organizations not implementing effective internal controls over information technology.  In this session, you will learn about critical IT-related controls using a case study approach. More specifically, you will learn from real-world examples of breaches and security failures. Accordingly, you will understand better how to protect your company and its data.  Attend this fast-paced session and learn more about IT-related controls you can use to prevent computer crimes such as identity and information theft, tax refund fraud, and more. 

Major Subjects Covered

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

Learning Objectives

Upon completing this course, you should be able to:

  • 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

Course Information

  • CPE credit: Recommended for 2 hours Information Technology
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Program level: Intermediate
  • Advance preparation: None
  • Who should participate: Accounting, financial, and business professionals seeking to enhance IT controls to improve information security

Instructional Delivery Method: QAS on-demand learning, including review and final exam questions. To earn credit, participants must pass the final exam with a score of 70% or better within one year of registering for this course. Participants may attempt take the final exam up to 10 times.