Cyber security in the accounting field

  • Accountant
  • CPA (CA)
  • CGFM
  • CIA
  • CMA
  • CPA (US)
  • CA - ICAEW
  • ACCA
  • FPAC
  • CA - Ireland
  • CA - Scotland
  • CPA - Ireland
  • CWS

Published: February, 2022

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Course Description


  • Introduction
    1 mins
  • IRS requirement to have a data security plan
    8 mins
  • Red flag - Wi Fi has an identifying name
    12 mins
  • 92 percent of the infections come from phishing
    13 mins
  • Helping out accountants
    19 mins
  • Don’t click on just anything
    23 mins

Course Description

In this podcast, Christopher Rivera, Director of Client relations, Entigrity Offshore Staffing, takes the conversation forward on Building Kickass Offshore Team with Andrew Lassise, AICPA, Cybersecurity Certified.

They discuss on following key subjects:

  • IRS requirement to have a data security plan 
  • Potential Red Flag – Wi-Fi has an identifying name
  • 92 percent of the infections come from phishing
  • Helping out accountants

Learning Objectives

  • To identify the IRS requirements to have a data security plan
  • To recognize the red flags of having an identifying name of the Wi-Fi 
  • To explore the root cause of major infections
  • To identify how accountants can get help

Recommended For

  • This Podcast is recommended for CPAs, Accounting, and Finance Professionals who want to explore more cybersecurity in the accounting field.

Who Should Attend?

  • Accountant
  • Accounting Firm
  • Accounting Managers
  • Accounting Practice Owners
  • CPA (Industry)
  • CPA - Mid Size Firm
  • CPA - Small Firm
  • CPA in Business
  • Entrepreneurial CPA
  • Young CPA

Course Qualification

Webinar Qualifies For

  • 0.5 CPD Credit for Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA Canada)
  • 0.5 CPE Credit of Information Technology for Certified Public Accountants (CPA-US)
  • 0.5 CE Credit for Certified Fiduciary & Investment Risk Specialist (CFIRS)
  • 0.5 CE Credit for Certified Wealth Strategist (CWS)
  • 0.5 General Credit for Accountant/Bookeeper
  • 0.5 CPE Credit for Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM)
  • 0.5 CPD Credit for Certified Information Technology Professionals (CITP)
  • 0.5 CPE Credit for Certified Internal Auditors (CIA)
  • 0.5 CPE Credit for Certified Management Accountants (CMA)
  • 0.5 CPD Credit for CA - ICAEW
  • 0.5 CPD Credit for Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
  • 0.5 CRE Credit for Certified Corporate FP&A Professional (FPAC)
  • 0.5 CPD Credit for Chartered Accountants - Ireland (CAI)
  • 0.5 CPD Credit for Chartered Accountants - Scotland
  • 0.5 CPD Credit for CPA - Ireland

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Expert Speaker

Andrew Lassise

Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Tech4Accountants

Andrew Lassise (pronounced La-Cease) is a serial entrepreneur and has helped build and scale several 6, 7, and 8 figure IT businesses. He is the chief orchestrator of Tech4Accountants, an IT company that specializes in IT and cyber security for accountants.

When he's not saving the world from hackers & malware, he enjoys traveling, cooking, and spending time with his wife, Emma, and two sons, Jack & Colby.

About Company


Tech4Accountants was formed with goals of giving enterprise level security to the small accounting firm without costing the enterprise price tag. In 2020 & 2021were listed as an Accounting Today Top 100 VARS, The Manifest's Top 100 Cyber Security Companies, and have technicians that all hold certifications with the AICPA in cyber security.


Chris Rivera

Director of Client Relations, Practice Protect

Christopher Rivera is the Director of Client Relations at Entigrity Solutions LLC. He is an expert at leading and managing teams actively from the front. His expertise in sales, training, coaching, mentoring and influencing, combined with his competitive nature make him a strong leader. Chris has traveled through the length and width of the country and has spoken with more than five thousand CPAs, understanding their challenges and limitations in practice, workflow management, team building, recruitment & retention, etc. On these grounds, he can now easily provide well analyzed opinions and solutions that can be immensely helpful to the professionals. 
Chris has also represented Entigrity at a number of major accounting conferences and networking events, speaking to audiences, explaining the traits of offshore hiring and remote working. He is a frequent presenter of webinars on platforms like myCPE. Besides everything, Chris also hosts his very own series of live podcasts “Entigrity Live with Chris Rivera” where he interviews thoughts leaders from accounting domain and highlights their insights on the latest trends in accounting industry. 

Chris Specializes in: 
  • Remote Working & Offshore Staffing
  • Practice Management & Development
  • Adapting Cloud Accounting 
  • Effective Content Development & Marketing
Chris’ past expert presentations include:

  • Building approach to Accounting firms’ growth
  • Building >60% net margin client accounting services business
  • Advisory practice for accounting firms
  • New approach to ‘Work Less-Make More’ for CPA firms

About Company

Practice Protect

Practice Protect is the #1 accounting-specific cyber security platform that makes it quick & easy to secure and control client data, wherever your people work.


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Ratings and Review


25 Ratings



Very Good









Jessica Carlos, CIA

Jun 9th, 2022

funny and informative


Muhammad Usman Ahmad

Jun 26th, 2022


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