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5 things you can do now to make your firm more cyber secure

  • Accountant
  • CPA (CA)
  • CFE
  • CISA
  • CPA/CITP
  • CIA
  • CMA
  • CPA (US)
  • IAP
  • QIAL
  • CFIRS
  • CWS
  • Course Description
  • Course Qualification
  • Presenter
  • FAQ

Course Description

Course Description

“Anytime, anywhere” has become the mantra of today’s enterprise workforce. Employees in remote and home offices and on the road stay productive using applications in the cloud, collaboration tools, and personal devices tied into their corporate network. But as IT stretches to reach a far-flung workforce, it is exposed to more risks.

In this CPE webinar, Darren Root and Roman Kepczyk will explain why the key to keeping your firm secure is to arm your team with knowledge.

When it comes to Cybersecurity in accounting firms, it takes a village…or at least a concerted effort by your entire team. Nonetheless, with the right approach and forward-thinking organizations can defend themselves.

Join this online CPE course as they discuss five areas you can focus on to create a culture of good habits that will keep your firm secure.

Learning Objectives

  • To identify the latest security threats that could cripple your firm and your clients.
  • To know how you can stay on top of the rapidly evolving threats.
  • To review how to make your firm more secure with these five simple changes.

Recommended For

  • This CPE course is recommended for CPAs, internal auditors, CIAs, external auditors, managers, CFEs, CFFs, MAFFs. CMAs, CFOs and others interested in getting insights about cyber security. 
  • This CPD course is good for Canadian CPAs, Information system auditors and other IT professionals. 
  • This CPE webinar will be fruitful for CITP, CISA, and other qualifications certified by ISACA who desire to get better insights on cyber security.

Who Should Attend?

  • California Registered Tax Professional
  • Certified Management Accountant (CMA)
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • CFO/Controller
  • CPA (Industry)
  • CPA - Large Firm
  • CPA - Mid Size Firm
  • CPA - Small Firm
  • Others

Course Qualification

Webinar Qualifies For

  • 1 CPD Credit for Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA Canada)
  • 1 CPE Credit for Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
  • 1 CPE Credit for Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
  • 1 CPD Credit for Certified Information Technology Professionals (CITP)
  • 1 CPE Credit 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 CPE Credit for Internal Audit Practitioner (IAP)
  • 1 CPE Credit for Qualification in Internal Audit Leadership (QIAL)
  • 1 CE Credit for Certified Fiduciary & Investment Risk Specialist (CFIRS)
  • 1 CE Credit for Certified Wealth Strategist (CWS)
  • 1 General Credit for Accountant/Bookeeper

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

Darren Root, CPA, CITP, CGMA

Chief Strategist, Rootworks

Darren Root, serves as Chief Strategist at Rootworks and leads the company’s bureau of thought leaders to produce timely, relevant and education-based content geared to move the profession forward. Having managed his own CPA firm for more than 30 years, Darren’s vast accounting experience is rivaled only by his passion to help firm owners modernize and transform their practices into thriving, sustainable enterprises. As such, Darren works to continually publish content that educates and informs the profession in all areas of firm operations, industry trends and legislative updates. Over the years, Darren has earned numerous awards as an influencer and continues to augment the profession’s broad knowledge base with books, articles, podcasts and shows. His many accolades and accomplishments include:

  • Top 100 Most Influential People award (10 consecutive years and counting)
  • Top 25 Thought Leader award
  • Author of The Intentional Accountant
  • Co-author of The E-Myth Accountant
  • Creator of the Better Every Day with Darren Root podcast
  • Creator of What’s Next & When show

About Company

Rootworks

www.rootworks.com

Rootworks, a company of Right Networks, is the profession’s premier firm-improvement organization, serving small to mid-sized accounting firms across the country. Rootworks provides the tools, resources and guidance that enable firm owners to create a proactive, high-performing and sustainable modern firm—and all with a single subscription. Learn more at rootworks.com.

About Presenter

Roman Kepczyk, CPA, CITP, LSS BB

Director of Firm Technology Strategy, Right Networks

Roman Kepczyk is Director of Firm Technology Strategy for Right Networks and a long time trusted technology consultant to the accounting profession.  He has partnered with more than 400 CPA firms to effectively utilize their information technology and accounting applications by optimizing their tax, assurance, and administrative production workflows.  In addition to being a CPA.CITP, and CGMA, Roman is certified as a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt which he utilizes to transform accounting firms in his consulting practice.  Roman has been recognized as one of Accounting Today’s Most Influential People in Accounting fifteen times, a CPA Practice Advisor Top Thought Leader each of the past ten years, and one of INSIDE Public Accounting’s Most Recommended Consultants to the Accounting Profession sixteen years.  Roman is a prolific author and speaker to the accounting profession helping firms transform their practices. 

About Company

Right Networks

www.rightnetworks.com

Right Networks is the preeminent accounting platform bringing together best-in-class accounting technology, data sharing and collaboration, productivity tools and world class guidance and support to make you more productive and more profitable.

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Ratings and Review

4.4

64 Ratings

Excellent

32

Very Good

28

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4

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RK

Ronda Karney, CPA (US)

Mar 17th, 2022

I'm retired which is why I don't need help with my firm. Great webinar even for home security.

KM

Kelsey Mah, CIA

Mar 18th, 2022

Great webinar!

JATE

Jose Antonio Tamara Espot

Mar 17th, 2022

Great session

AA

Annalisa Agosto, CCSA, CIA

Mar 17th, 2022

Good webinar in terms of contents and timing. Really appreciated also the quick questions among a chapter and the following one

PE

Priscilla East, Accountant, CPA (US)

Mar 17th, 2022

Overall okay. This is an important and relevant topic, but the overall webinar felt like a sales pitch, my least favorite type of CPE course.

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