Phishing, Vishing, & Smishing: Protecting Your Organization from Frauds

  • Accountant
  • CPA/CFF
  • CFE
  • CGFM
  • CISA
  • CPA/CITP
  • CIA
  • CMA
  • CPA (US)
  • MAFF
  • ITCA
  • CTP
  • FPAC
  • CFIRS
  • CWS

Published: March, 2022

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  • Course Description
  • Course Qualification
  • Presenter
  • FAQ

Course Description

Overview

  • The elements of fraud
    12 mins
  • Examples of Phishing
    19 mins
  • What is Vishing
    46 mins
  • Denial of service attacks
    54 mins
  • Data breaches
    73 mins
  • Information & communication
    86 mins

Course Description

Cybercriminals evolve with time. They keep coming up with innovative techniques to penetrate networks and execute the intended fraud. Accordingly, phishing, vishing, and smishing have evolved as three prominent cybersecurity threats.

Bad actors are continuously in pursuit of networks and users through emails (phishing), vishing (voice and phishing), and smishing (cell phone messages). A single successful attack can lead to a widespread impact. And also, on the other hand, since the use of mobile phones and computers has become integral to almost every work routine, employers must take the required steps to increase cybersecurity awareness among their employees.

As well developed as the internal controls over our IT systems it is often the human element that allows criminals to commit online frauds against our businesses. This CPE course is designed to show how criminals use employees to commit data breaches or to place malware on an organization’s computers. Real world examples will be presented to the audience.

In this CPE webinar we will discuss awareness training and internal controls to help prevent these types of fraud by focusing on the following major topics:

  • Organizational Frauds
  • Phishing, Vishing & Smishing
  • Cyber Fraud Issues, Internal Controls for Cyber Fraud Prevention & Detection

Learning Objectives

  • To identify phishing, vishing, & smishing frauds.
  • To identify common cyber fraud schemes.
  • To recognize how to develop internal controls to prevent phishing, vishing, & smishing frauds.

Recommended For

  • This CPE course is recommended for CPAs, internal auditors, CIAs, external auditors, managers, CFEs, CFFs, MAFFs. CMAs, CFOs and others interested in getting insights about cyber security.
  • This CPD course is good for Canadian CPAs, Information system auditors and other IT professionals.
  • This CPE webinar will be fruitful for CITP, CISA, and other qualifications certified by ISACA who desire to get better insights on cyber security.

Who Should Attend?

  • Accountant
  • Accounting and audit managers/practitioners
  • Accounting Firm
  • Auditors
  • Certified Information Technology Professionals
  • Certified Management Accountant (CMA)
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • CPA (Industry)
  • CPA - Mid Size Firm
  • CPA - Small Firm
  • Cybersecurity Pros
  • Forensic Auditor
  • Fraud & Forensic Auditor
  • Information Reporting Officers
  • IT Managers
  • Security personnel
  • Young CPA

Course Qualification

Webinar Qualifies For

  • 2 CPE Credit for Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
  • 2 CPD Credit of Cybersecurity for Certified Information Technology Professionals (CITP)
  • 2 CPE Credit of Fraud risks for Certified Internal Auditors (CIA)
  • 2 CPE Credit of System controls and security measures for Certified Management Accountants (CMA)
  • 2 CPE Credit of Information Technology for Certified Public Accountants (CPA-US)
  • 2 CPE Credit of Computer and Internet Fraud for Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
  • 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 Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM)
  • 2 CRE Credit for Certified Corporate FP&A Professional (FPAC)
  • 2 CPE Credit for Information Technology Certified Associate (ITCA)
  • 2 CPD Credit of Fraud prevention, detection and response for Certified Financial Forensics (CFF)
  • 2 CPE Credit for Master Analyst In Financial Forensics (MAFF)
  • 2 CRE Credit for Certified Treasury Professional (CTP)

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

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Ellen Chambers, CPA (US)

Jul 15th, 2022

I like this instructor. He is clear and engaging.

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