WFH and Cybersecurity: What Everyone Needs to Know

  • Accountant
  • CPA (CA)
  • CPA/CITP
  • CPA (US)
  • ITCA
  • CFIRS
  • CWS
  • Course Description
  • Course Qualification
  • Presenter
  • FAQ

Course Description

Course Description

This CPE webinar for CPAs seeks to provide awareness of the cybersecurity risks of working from home. Due to the circumstances associated with COVID-19, many of us are working from home. In fact, many organizations are planning on maintaining many of these temporary measures in the long term.

This online Cybersecurity CPE webinar discusses the following key points:

  • The principles of information security should be known for every employee working from home. 
  • The essential knowledge that is needed to review your security program for flexible work arrangements. 
  • Establishing key insights for employees with a working understanding of the risks associated with WFH so that they can have a better understanding of the threat landscape and corporate cyber resilience. They are as follows:
  • Is it safe to use a personal device when WFH?
  • How should wireless mobile devices be managed by the employer, and does it raise privacy concerns for employees?
  • How should employees connect to access information assets held by the employer?
  • Are there better Wi-Fi connections than others, and why?
  • What is MFA, and what are the best practices for passwords nowadays?
  • What are some of the cyber-attacks which employees may have to face when WFH, such as social engineering, phishing, and ransomware attacks?
  • Can encryption and router security improve WFH security?
  • How can employees become cyber warriors?

Recommended for: 

This online CPE webinar for CPAs is aimed to provide guidance to business owners and cybersecurity staff on how to resolve cybersecurity issues with respect to employees working from home.

Learning Objectives

  • To explore the roles of employees in corporate security
  • To identify the risks to become an efficient cyber-warrior
  • To improve WFH practices for SMEs.

Who Should Attend?

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Course Qualification

Webinar Qualifies For

  • 2 CPD Credit for Certified Information Technology Professionals (CITP)
  • 2 CPE Credit of Information Technology for Certified Public Accountants (CPA-US)
  • 2 CPD Credit for Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA Canada)
  • 2 CE Credit for Certified Fiduciary & Investment Risk Specialist (CFIRS)
  • 2 CE Credit for Certified Wealth Strategist (CWS)
  • 2 General Credit for Accountant/Bookeeper
  • 2 CPE Credit for Information Technology Certified Associate (ITCA)

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

Vanessa Henri

Cybersecurity SME and Attorney, Fasken

Vanessa is specialized in cybersecurity and data governance law and teaches as an Adjunct Professor in the Master in Cybersecurity Law of St-Thomas University in Florida. She is a Certified Data Protection Officer and a Lead Implementor for ISO 27701. In 2020, she has been honored as Top 20 Women in Cybersecurity by IT World Canada. She sits in the board of directors of various non-for-profit in the filed of data governance.

About Company

Fasken is a leading international law firm with more than 700 lawyers and ten offices on four continents. Clients rely on us for practical, innovative and cost-effective legal services. We solve the most complex business challenges, providing exceptional value and putting clients at the centre of all we do.

Faq

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