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Cybercrime: How to Protect Yourself and Your Business Against the Latest Threats

  • ACCT/BK
  • CPA (CA)
  • CRMA
  • CFF
  • CISA
  • CPA/CITP
  • CIA
  • CMA
  • CPA (US)
  • IAP
  • ORTP
  • QIAL
  • Maryland Tax Prep.
  • CFIRS
  • CWS
  • Course Description
  • Course Qualification
  • Presenter
  • FAQ

Course Description

Course Description

In this practical CPE webinar, you will learn from a former FBI agent and security expert Jeff Lanza how cybercrime occurs and what countermeasures businesses can take to combat the innovations of criminals. You will receive tools and strategies to recognize and prevent the latest cybercrimes from victimizing your business. The learning objective for this presentation is to empower you as a business owner, operator, or employee with behavior recommendations to avert cybercrime.

As recent data breaches indicate, businesses of all types, sizes, and all locations are at real risk of a cyber attack at any given moment. The speaker uses real-life examples of the latest hacks, security breaches, and computer scams to demonstrate how cybercrime occurs and what countermeasures we can take to combat the innovations of criminals. 

This online CPE webinar covers following key topics:

  • Online tricks
  • Social engineering, phishing, and spoofing
  • Email hijacking and account takeovers
  • Creating and managing strong passwords
  • Bank account takeovers and wire transfer fraud
  • Utilize practices to keep your mobile devices secure.


In this online webinar, the speaker will provide proven approaches to recognize and prevent the latest cybercrimes.

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Learning Objectives

  • To empower business owners, operators and employees with tools to prevent cybercrime
  • To recommend behavior to prevent cybercrime.
  • To recognize and stop cybercrime before it occurs.

Recommended For

  • This CPE course is recommended for CPAs, CITPs, CFFs, CMAs, Top Management Professionals engaged in protecting their organization from cyber crimes or are engaged in advising clients about the latest threats and preventive measures for the same.
  • This CPE course is insightful for CRMAs, CIAs, and all the titles governed by IIA.

Who Should Attend?

  • Accounting and audit managers/practitioners
  • Accounting Firm
  • Auditors
  • Certified Information Technology Professionals
  • Certified Management Accountant (CMA)
  • Cloud Accountants
  • CPA (Industry)
  • CPA - Mid Size Firm
  • CPA - Small Firm
  • Cybersecurity Pros
  • Forensic Auditor
  • Fraud & Forensic Auditor
  • IT Managers
  • Maryland Tax Preparers
  • Risk Managers
  • Senior Accountant
  • Young CPA

Course Qualification

Webinar Qualifies For

  • 2 CPE Credit for Qualification in Internal Audit Leadership (QIAL)
  • 2 CPE Credit for Internal Audit Practitioner (IAP)
  • 2 CPD Credit for Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA Canada)
  • 2 CPE Credit of Information Technology for Certified Public Accountants (CPA-US)
  • 2 CPE Credit for Certified Management Accountants (CMA)
  • 2 CPE Credit for Certified Internal Auditors (CIA)
  • 2 CPD Credit for Certified Information Technology Professionals (CITP)
  • 2 CPE Credit for Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
  • 2 CPD Credit for Certified Financial Forensics (CFF)
  • 2 CPE Credit for Certification in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA)
  • 2 CE Credit for Oregon Registered Tax Preparers (ORTP) (Approval No. GEHNZ-T-00372-21-O)
  • 2 CE Credit for Maryland Tax Preparer (MRTP) (Approval No. GEHNZ-T-00372-21-O)
  • 2 CE Credit for Certified Fiduciary & Investment Risk Specialist (CFIRS)
  • 2 CE Credit for Certified Wealth Strategist (CWS)
  • 2 General Credit for Accountant/Bookkeeper (ACCT./BK)

Additional details

  • Course Level :
    Basic
  • Credits :
    2
  • Instructional Method :
    Group Internet Based
  • Pre-requisites :
    None
  • Advance Preparation :
    None

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Presenter

About Presenter

Jeff Lanza

President, Communication Dyn

Jeff was an FBI Special Agent for over 20 years, during which he investigated cybercrime, organized crime, human trafficking, and terrorism. Jeff has lectured at Harvard and Princeton Universities and written two highly reviewed books. He is featured in a Netflix documentary about the FBI and he often appears on national television news programs where he talks about the growing threat of cybercrime.

A bullet point introduction

  • An FBI Special Agent for over 20 years
  • Investigated cybercrime, fraud, organized crime, human trafficking and terrorism.
  • Appears regularly on CNBC’s Closing Bell and Power Lunch, the Fox News Channel and has appeared on Larry King Live, the Today Show and Good Morning America. 
  • Has lectured at Princeton University and Harvard University
  • A published author of a two critically acclaimed books.
  • Has consulted for Oscar winning movie director Ang Lee.
  • Has presented around the globe and in 49 U.S. States.
  • Serves as a certified Kansas City Barbecue judge.

More information about Jeff:

Jeff was chosen as the best speaker in the 50-year history of Kansas City’s prestigious Plaza Club. He is a professional speaker who has provided over one thousand presentations on the topics of cybercrime, leadership, crisis communication, ethics, identity theft, body language and more. His clients include 20th Century Fox Entertainment, UBS, Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley, Nationwide, Citigroup, The Young Presidents Organization, American Century, Hallmark, H & R Block, Hess Oil, Standard and Poor’s, Financial Executives International, U.S. Bank, Wells Fargo and others. He developed and presented a program on identity theft prevention which was used to educate a nationwide audience of Citigroup employees. His program on the topic of leadership integrity has been certified for education credits across the United States. Jeff was the  2017 International Keynote Speaker for a cyber security road show in Australia, during which he spoke to businesses about cyber crime prevention. Jeff was head of operations security for the Kansas City FBI and a graduate of the world-renowned John E. Reid School of Interviewing and Interrogation. He is a certified FBI instructor and has trained numerous government agencies and corporate clients on how to interpret and project body language for more effective interpersonal communication. In addition to his latest book on the topic of cyber security, Jeff authored speeches for FBI executives and has been published in The Kansas City Star, Ingram’s Magazine and on the FBI National Web site. Jeff consulted for academy award winning director Ang Lee during the production of “Ride with the Devil”, and he has provided regular consulting services for television and movie production in Hollywood at Steele Films and Granfalloon Productions. Jeff was a major contributor and appeared on camera in a recent episode of The History Channel’s, “America’s Book of Secrets”. He was featured in the companion documentary to the major theatrical release “Runner - Runner”, which stars Ben Affleck and Justin Timberlake. Jeff has been featured in television commercials on the topic of fraud prevention. Jeff was recruited by the FBI from Xerox Corporation, where he was a Computer Systems Analyst. He has an undergraduate degree in Criminal Justice from the University of New Haven (Connecticut) and a Masters Degree in Business Administration from the University of Texas. 

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Ratings and Review

4.8

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Alecia Mathis

Jan 26th, 2022

Very relevant material and presentation. Instructor was great.

JLS

John L Suter, CPA (US)

Jul 20th, 2021

One of the best seminars I've attended.

NE

Nancy Enlow, CPA (US)

May 28th, 2021

Excellent webinar!!

CG

Cameron Gwinn

Sep 17th, 2021

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Cybercrime: How to Protect Yourself and Your Business Against the Latest Threats

$20

2 Credits

Subject Area

Information Technology

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