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Governmental Entities and Cyber Frauds

  • Accountant
  • CRMA
  • CPA/CFF
  • CFE
  • CGAP
  • CGFM
  • CISA
  • CPA/CITP
  • CIA
  • CPA (US)
  • IAP
  • QIAL
  • MAFF
  • ITCA
  • CFIRS
  • CWS

Published: December, 2021

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  • Course Description
  • Course Qualification
  • Presenter
  • FAQ

Course Description

Overview

  • Cyber Security Awarness
    9 mins
  • State Government Computer Issues
    26 mins
  • Investigating Cyber Crimes
    36 mins
  • Federal Reserve Board
    51 mins
  • Denial of Service Attacks
    70 mins
  • COSO Requirements for IT
    82 mins

Course Description

Computer interconnectivity has produced enormous benefits but has also enabled criminal activity that exploits this interconnectivity for financial gain and other malicious purposes, such as Internet fraud, child exploitation, identity theft, and terrorism. Efforts to address cybercrime include activities associated with protecting networks and information, detecting criminal activity, investigating crime, and prosecuting criminals. 

GAO's objectives were to

  • Determine the impact of cybercrime on our nation's economy and security.
  • Describe key federal entities, as well as nonfederal and private sector entities, responsible for addressing cybercrime.
  • Determine challenges being faced in addressing cybercrime.


To accomplish these objectives, GAO analyzed multiple reports, studies, and surveys and held interviews with public and private officials.

Cyber fraud with government entities is the most serious misconduct. A cybercrime against the government is also regarded as Cyber Terrorism. Government cyber fraud involves the hacking of websites, military websites, or the distribution of government propaganda.

This online CPE course is designed for individuals who would like to obtain a basic understanding of how cyber fraud affects governmental entities. We will discuss various types of cyber frauds and the methods criminals use to attack government IT systems. Examples of real-world cases will be provided to help develop an understanding of the risk governments faces from cyber fraud. We will review internal controls that can help to prevent and cyber fraud in governmental entities. 

Major topics covered in this online CPE webinar:

  • Basic understanding of how cyber fraud affects governmental entities.
  • Discuss various types of cyber frauds and the methods criminals use to attack government IT systems.
  • Examples of real-world cases will be provided.
  • Review internal controls that can help to prevent and cyber fraud in governmental entities.

Learning Objectives

  • To identify cyber frauds that could affect governments.
  • To describe various types of cyber frauds and the methods criminals use to attack government IT systems.
  • To recognize risks governments face from cyber fraud.
  • To identify and apply internal controls that can help to prevent and cyber fraud in governmental entities.
  • To identify the steps in the framework for improving critical infrastructure cyber security.
  • To differentiate CIS Critical Security Controls relate to having an inventory of authorized and unauthorized devices.
  • To identify the steps in the NIST Cyber Security Framework.
  • To identify cyber security best practices.

Recommended For

  • This Online CPE course would be appropriate for, CPAs, CFEs, CFOs, CMAs, directors, department managers, auditors, bookkeepers, staff accountants and others working with governmental entities.
  • This Online CPE course is recommended for CIAs, CRMAs, and all the titles governed by IIA.

Who Should Attend?

  • Accounting and audit managers/practitioners
  • Assistant Controllers
  • Auditors
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • CPA (Industry)
  • CPA - Mid Size Firm
  • CPA - Small Firm
  • Fraud & Forensic Auditor
  • Fraud Analyst
  • Fraud Examiner
  • Fraud Investigator
  • Fraud Professionals
  • Young CPA

Course Qualification

Webinar Qualifies For

  • 2 CPE Credit of Accounting & Auditing (Govt.) for Internal Audit Practitioner (IAP)
  • 2 CPE Credit of Auditing (Govt.) for Certified Public Accountants (CPA-US)
  • 2 CPE Credit of Accounting & Auditing (Govt.) for Certified Internal Auditors (CIA)
  • 2 CPE Credit of Accounting & Auditing (Govt.) for Certified Government Auditing Professional (CGAP)
  • 2 CPE Credit of Auditing for Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
  • 2 CPE Credit of Accounting & Auditing (Govt.) for Certification in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA)
  • 2 CPE Credit of Accounting & Auditing (Govt.) for Qualification in Internal Audit Leadership (QIAL)
  • 2 CE Credit for Certified Fiduciary & Investment Risk Specialist (CFIRS)
  • 2 CE Credit for Certified Wealth Strategist (CWS)
  • 2 General Credit of Auditing (Govt.) for Accountant/Bookkeeper/Tax Professionals
  • 2 CPE Credit of Accounting & Auditing (Govt.) for Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM)
  • 2 CPD Credit of Cybersecurity for Certified Information Technology Professionals (CITP)
  • 2 CPE Credit of Risk-Based Audit Planning for Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
  • 2 CPE Credit for Information Technology Certified Associate (ITCA)
  • 2 CPD Credit of Cybersecurity for Certified Financial Forensics (CFF)
  • 2 CPE Credit of Auditing for Master Analyst In Financial Forensics (MAFF)

Additional details

  • Course Level :
    Basic
  • Credits :
    2
  • Instructional Method :
    QAS Self Study
  • Pre-requisites :
    None
  • Advance Preparation :
    None

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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

4.5

52 Ratings

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KJ

Kevin Jensen, CPA (US)

Dec 6th, 2021

Good speaker. Knows this topic very well.

JY

Jessica York, CPA Student

Dec 6th, 2021

Great class - very informative.

AB

Ahmed Bah, CFE

Jun 6th, 2022

Very knowledgeable instructor.

AJ

Ahmed Jeewa, CPA (US)

Aug 17th, 2022

Insightful course

TW

Torpey White,, CISA, CPA/CITP, CPA (US), CGEIT, CDPSE

Jun 6th, 2022

Good general information on IT risks.

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