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New Cyber Frauds & Cybersecurity Internal Controls (Post Pandemic)

  • AFSP
  • CPA (CA)
  • CFF
  • CGFM
  • CIA
  • CMA
  • CPA (US)
  • EA
  • MAFF

Published: October, 2020

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  • Course Description
  • Course Qualification
  • Presenter
  • Faq

Course Description

Overview

  • Cybersecurity Risks
    2 mins
  • COVID-19 Frauds
    15 mins
  • Investment Scams
    38 mins
  • COVID-19 BUSINESS RISK FRAUDES
    46 mins
  • RANSIOMWARE ATTACKS EMAIL
    63 mins
  • Cybersecurity Internal Controls
    77 mins

Course Description

Businesses today are constantly facing new risks, and it can be challenging to keep up with the changes in technology and best practices for protecting your business. With the onset of the COVID-19 virus and the shutdown of the worldwide economy what new risks exist for businesses. The criminals came up with new scams within days of the virus outbreak.

One of the most effective ways to ensure your organization is taking the correct steps to mitigate risks is to develop a set of internal controls that ensure your processes, policies, and procedures are designed to protect your valuable corporate assets and keep your company secure and intact. Internal controls help your employees carry out their jobs in a way that protects your organization, your clients, and your bottom line.

Highlights of the webinar :

  • Learn how criminals are trying to take advantage of the virus to line their pockets with ill-gotten gains.
  • What cyber-security measures should companies be using to protect their IT infrastructure and data 
  • Best security practices when employees are working from home and can’t come into the office.
  • Best security practices for people who are IT experts on cyber-security risks and internal controls.

We will cover the material in a plain language, nontechnical manner. We will cover what you need to know, but not how to write the computer programs or code. This course would be appropriate for CPAs, CFEs, CMA, CIAs, CFFs, MAFF, CGMAs, CFOs, CEOs, business owners, business managers, internal auditors, external auditors, corporate accountants, government accountants and risk management personnel.

Learning Objectives

  • To recognize new cyber fraud threats related to COVID-19 pandemic
  • To recall internal controls to protect a company when employees work from home
  • To identify best practice for people who are IT experts on cyber-security risks and internal controls.
  • To recognize cyber-security measures companies should be using to protect their IT infrastructure and data

Recommended For

  • This Online CE/CPD webinar is recommended for CPAs, CFEs, CMA, CIAs, CFFs, MAFF, CGMAs, CFOs, CEOs, business owners, business managers, internal auditors, external auditors, corporate accountants, government accountants, risk management personnel, and Other Accounting and Tax Professionals who desire to support their clients with improved internal controls

    Who Should Attend?

    • Accounting and audit managers/practitioners
    • Bookkeeper
    • Certified Practicing Accountant
    • Certified Public Accountant
    • CPA (Industry)
    • CPA - Mid Size Firm
    • CPA - Small Firm
    • Cybersecurity Pros
    • Entrepreneurial Accountant
    • IT Managers
    • Staff of Accounting Firm
    • Tax Accountant (Industry)
    • Tax Attorney
    • Tax Director (Industry)
    • Tax Firm
    • Tax Managers
    • Tax Practitioners
    • Tax Preparer
    • Tax Professionals
    • Young CPA

    Course Qualification

    Webinar Qualifies For

    • 2 CE Credit of Information Technology for Enrolled Agents (EA) (Approval No. GEHNZ-T-00270-20-S)
    • 2 CPD Credit for Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA Canada)
    • 2 CPE Credit of Taxes for Certified Public Accountants (CPA-US)
    • 2 CPE Credit for Certified Management Accountants (CMA)
    • 2 CPE Credit of Accounting & Auditing for Certified Internal Auditors (CIA)
    • 2 CPE Credit for Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM)
    • 2 CPD Credit for Certified Financial Forensics (CFF)
    • 2 CE Credit of Taxes for Annual Filing Season Program (AFSP)
    • 2 CPE Credit for Master Analyst In Financial Forensics (MAFF)

    Presenter

    About Presenter

    Dr. Robert Minniti

    President Minniti CPA LLC

    Dr. Minniti is the President and Owner of Minniti CPA, LLC. Dr. Minniti is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Forensic Accountant, Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified Valuation Analyst, Certified in Financial Forensics, Master Analyst in Financial Forensics, Chartered Global Management Accountant, and is a licensed private investigator in the state of Arizona. Dr. Minniti received his doctoral degree in business administration from Walden University, received his MBA degree and Graduate Certificate in Accounting from DeVry University’s Keller Graduate School of Management, and received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree from the University of Phoenix. Dr. Minniti taught graduate and undergraduate courses in forensic accounting at DeVry University, Grand Canyon University, Kaplan University, Northwestern University, and the University of Phoenix.

    He designed graduate and undergraduate courses for Grand Canyon University, Northwestern University, and Anthem College. He is a writer and public speaker. He has experience in forensic accounting, fraud examinations, financial audits, internal audits, compliance audits, real estate valuations, business valuations, internal control development, business continuation planning, risk management, financial forecasting, and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance work. Dr. Minniti is an instructor teaching continuing professional education classes for the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Compliance Online, CPE Link/CCH . AccountingEd, Global Compliance Panel, Clear Law Institute, CPE Solutions, Canopy CPE, The Institute of Management Accountants, the National Association of Valuators and Analysts, the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, the Institute of Internal Auditors, and various state CPA Societies.

    About Company

    Minniti CPA LLC

    www.minniticpallc.com

    MINNITI CPA LLC is seeking professional, hard-working, licensed CPAs with at least four years of experience.

    The Firm demands independence, integrity, objectivity, competence and due care from all of its personnel in the conduct of its engagements. Our Firm is structured to provide leadership in achieving high quality professional performance while maintaining the concept of individual responsibility. Policies and procedures have been established providing assurance that professional engagements are properly planned and executed. Decisions are based on the substance of issues, not on form.

    Our policies and procedures designate Partners of the Firm for consultation on significant ethical, technical and industry questions. The policies and procedures are designed to assure that clients receive the best professional services we can provide. We continually keep in mind the public interest. We expect our Partners and Associates to identify and resolve all important engagement issues.

    The job requires high level tax preparation skills, superior tax research and problem solving abilities, broad software knowledge, and excellent written and oral communication skills. We have a team approach to provide high quality client service for tax compliance, planning, financial statements, and general business consulting.

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    Ratings and Review

    4.4

    72 Ratings

    Excellent

    34

    Very Good

    31

    Average

    7

    Poor

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    BB

    Brooke Blake, CPA (US)

    Dec 28th, 2020

    Useful information was interestingly presented. Excellent presentation. Great presenter. I will recommend MyCPE.

    JS

    John Svab, CIA, CPA (US)

    Dec 21st, 2021

    very good

    HK

    Himanshu Khiara, CIA

    Dec 3rd, 2021

    Best platform for completing CPE credits

    CJT

    Christine Joy Tan, CIA

    Nov 21st, 2021

    excellent!

    MZ

    Matthew Zlotkowski, CIA

    Oct 2nd, 2021

    good course