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5 Steps to Protect Your Firm from Catastrophic Cyber Attacks

  • Accountant
  • CPA (CA)
  • CFE
  • CGFM
  • CISA
  • CPA/CITP
  • CIA
  • CMA
  • CPA (US)
  • CA - ICAEW
  • ACCA
  • ITCA
  • FPAC
  • CA - Ireland
  • CA - Scotland
  • CPA - Ireland
  • CFIRS
  • CWS
  • Course Description
  • Course Qualification
  • Presenter
  • FAQ

Course Description

Course Description

Protect your data and other assets from the devastating effects of cyberattacks!

Cybercrime is a clear and present risk to governments, businesses, and individuals; according to the World Economic Forum Global Risks Report 2020, cyber-attacks rank first among global human-caused risks.

Cyber attacks are on the rise and every business is at risk.

The increasing frequency and variety of cyberattacks leave individuals' and organizations' data susceptible to breaches. Preventing attacks and addressing vulnerabilities is particularly important for those in the finance industry, especially as the volume and complexity of data increase and new data privacy laws are introduced.

In this online CPE webinar, we will discuss the 5 critical steps needed to protect your firm and client data from malicious cyber attacks. These crucial steps will dramatically increase your overall security stance and will lessen the chances of you becoming a victim of cybercriminals.

Learning Objectives

  • To acknowledge your current cybersecurity risks.
  • To distinguish the difference between InfoSec and InfoTech.
  • To implement the NIST Cybersecurity Framework.
  • To analyze how to apply the 5 White House Recommendations to prevent ransomware attacks.

Recommended For

  • This CPE course is recommended for CPAs, internal auditors, CIAs, external auditors, managers, CFEs, CFDs, and MAFFs. CMAs, CFOs, and other professionals interested in learning steps to protect your firm from catastrophic cyber attacks.
  • This CPD course is good for Canadian CPAs, Information system auditors, and other IT professionals.

Who Should Attend?

  • Certified Information Technology Professionals
  • Certified Management Accountant (CMA)
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • CFO/Controller
  • CPA (Industry)
  • CPA - Large Firm
  • CPA - Mid Size Firm
  • CPA - Small Firm
  • Young CPA

Course Qualification

Webinar Qualifies For

  • 1 General Credit for Accountant/Bookkeeper/Tax Professionals
  • 1 CPD Credit of Information Technology for Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA Canada)
  • 1 CPE Credit of Information Technology for Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
  • 1 CPE Credit for Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM)
  • 1 CPD Credit of Cybersecurity for Certified Information Technology Professionals (CITP)
  • 1 CPE Credit of Cybersecurity for Certified Internal Auditors (CIA)
  • 1 CPE Credit for Certified Management Accountants (CMA)
  • 1 CPE Credit of Information Technology for Certified Public Accountants (CPA-US)
  • 1 CPD Credit for CA - ICAEW
  • 1 CPD Credit for Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
  • 1 CRE Credit for Certified Corporate FP&A Professional (FPAC)
  • 1 CPD Credit for Chartered Accountants - Ireland (CAI)
  • 1 CPD Credit for Chartered Accountants - Scotland
  • 1 CPD Credit for CPA - Ireland
  • 1 CE Credit for Certified Fiduciary & Investment Risk Specialist (CFIRS)
  • 1 CE Credit for Certified Wealth Strategist (CWS)
  • 1 CPE Credit for Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
  • 1 CPE Credit for Information Technology Certified Associate (ITCA)

Additional details

  • Course Level :
    Basic
  • Credits :
    1
  • Instructional Method :
    Group Internet Based
  • Pre-requisites :
    None
  • Advance Preparation :
    None

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Presenter

About Presenter

Tom Kirkham

Chief Executive Officer (CEO), IronTech Security

Tom Kirkham, founder and CEO of IronTech Security provides cybersecurity defense systems and focuses on educating and encouraging organizations to establish a security-first environment with cybersecurity training programs for all workers to prevent successful attacks. Kirkham brings more than three decades of software design, network administration, computer security, and cybersecurity knowledge to organizations around the country. 

About Company

IronTech Security

www.irontechsecurity.com

IronTech Security, is a leading managed security service provider (MSSP), delivering exceptional cybersecurity and IT services across the country. From network security to strengthening employee security, IronTech Security offers a number of solutions needed to protect organizations and their customers’ data. Providing unmatched security, support and services, IronTech Security is proud to give clients peace-of-mind, allowing them to focus on their goals and success.

Faq

FAQs content

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  • Our courses meet the global Continuing Professional Development (CPD-IES7) Standard for Chartered Accountants with International Education Standard 7 (IES 7) set by The International Federation of Accountants (IFAC), the International Accounting Education Standards Board (IAESB) and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). Based on our accreditation by existing IFAC members and affiliates, we believe learners can count their professionally relevant, verifiable learning activities on myCPE, including taking on demand courses and attending live webinars, toward fulfillment of their verifiable CPD-IES7 requirements. However, if there is any question, we recommend that the individual learner confirm with his/her professional licensing organization before taking myCPE courses for CPD-IES7 credit.
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  • As an accredited provider of Continuing Professional Education in the United States, myCPE online learning platform, courses, and webinars meet the requirements set forth by the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA), an IFAC Member Organization, as well as the National State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) and the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), both IFAC Affiliates. As well as it has been approved by NASBA, Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Certified Financial Planner Board (CFP Board), California Tax Education Council (CTEC), Society of Human Resource Professional (SHRM), Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI) and many more.Therefore, we believe learners can count their professionally relevant, verifiable learning activities on myCPE, including taking on demand courses and attending live webinars, toward fulfillment of their verifiable continuing education requirement as CPD-IES7 requirements. However, if there is any question, we recommend that the individual learner confirm with his/her professional licensing organization before taking myCPE courses for CPD-IES7 credit.
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Ratings and Review

4.4

77 Ratings

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MK

Michael Kamin, CFE, CIA

Jun 1st, 2022

This was the best MyCPE course for me so date. Thanks.

JG

Junsheng Guo, CPA (US)

May 31st, 2022

Great program and learned a lot!

AB

Ahmed Bah, CFE

Jun 1st, 2022

A very knowledgeable presenter.

MGD

Mc Glenn Dagooc, CIA

May 31st, 2022

Great insights.

DC

Devin Cavanaugh, CPA (US)

May 31st, 2022

relevant topic

5 Steps to Protect Your Firm from Catastrophic Cyber Attacks

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