Published: October, 2021
The COVID pandemic has changed the way of the business and the business execution. However, perpetrators have tried to make the best of this situation. Business email compromise has been one of the most utilized approaches by the perpetrators.
Business email compromise attacks are a form of cyber-crime. It uses email fraud to attack the commercial, government, and non-profit organizations to achieve a specific outcome that negatively impacts the target organization. It is designed to impersonate senior executives and trick employees, customers, or vendors into wiring payment for goods or services to alternate bank accounts. Business Email Compromise has increased almost 50% since the beginning of the pandemic. Because of the shifts in workplace location and reassignment of duties, organizations are incredibly vulnerable.
Simple social engineering, spear-phishing, phishing, and other Man-in-the-Middle attacks are getting large dollar amounts incredibly quickly.
This Auditing Online CPE webinar covers the following key topics:
This online CPE webinar provides an opportunity for you to understand how these types of fraud are happening and learn some valuable tactics for protecting your business.
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MY-CPE LLC (Sponsor Id#: 143597) is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.NASBARegistry.org.
Senior Investigator, Dawson Forensic Group
Smith has worked as a Certified Fraud Examiner for over 7 years. As an associate and Senior Investigator at DFG, he serves in all aspect of the forensic service offerings, along with an additional focus on data forensics, research, technical writing, cyber investigation, and anti-fraud program education. He is also working to expand the mission of DFG in the field of education through Continuing Education services and the production of training videos. He is a 2008 graduate of Southern Nazarene University. He is a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and holds a certificate as a certified fraud examiner.
Dawson Forensic Group was founded by our president Steve Dawson CPA, CFE upon his retirement from a distinguished 26 year career as a partner in one of the nations top 400 public accounting firms, serving as a financial statement auditor, forensic examiner, and nationally-recognized public speaker/trainer.
As a certified public accountant (CPA) and a certified fraud examiner (CFE), Mr. Dawson recognized the need for a single-purposed company devoted to fraud prevention, detection, and education. As a result, he established Dawson Forensic Group to combat small business fraud through forensic auditing, litigation support, accounting records reconstruction, internal control design consulting, and anti-fraud training services.
The company has continued to expand in staff and levels of service due to the increasing need for small businesses to accomplish the necessary goals of establishing sound internal controls and developing effective anti-fraud programs
Jan 16th, 2022
Fantastic info about VEC, BEC, vishing, phishing, and all sorts of fraud a company can face via an engaging instructor.