WFH And Cybersecurity: What Everyone Needs To Know

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

Published: July, 2021

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Course Description


  • What will you learn today?
    4 mins
  • WFH and loT
    12 mins
  • Facts you should know
    21 mins
  • Principles of Information Security
    48 mins
  • Top 3 WFH Risks
    55 mins
  • Secure your Home Network
    74 mins

Course Description

This CPE webinar for CPAs seeks to provide awareness of the cybersecurity risks of working from home. Due to the circumstances associated with COVID-19, many of us are working from home. In fact, many organizations are planning on maintaining many of these temporary measures in the long term.

This online Cybersecurity CPE webinar discusses the following key points:

  • The principles of information security should be known for every employee working from home. 
  • The essential knowledge that is needed to review your security program for flexible work arrangements. 
  • Establishing key insights for employees with a working understanding of the risks associated with WFH so that they can have a better understanding of the threat landscape and corporate cyber resilience. They are as follows:
  • Is it safe to use a personal device when WFH?
  • How should wireless mobile devices be managed by the employer, and does it raise privacy concerns for employees?
  • How should employees connect to access information assets held by the employer?
  • Are there better Wi-Fi connections than others, and why?
  • What is MFA, and what are the best practices for passwords nowadays?
  • What are some of the cyber-attacks which employees may have to face when WFH, such as social engineering, phishing, and ransomware attacks?
  • Can encryption and router security improve WFH security?
  • How can employees become cyber warriors?

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Learning Objectives

  • To explore the roles of employees in corporate security
  • To identify the risks to become an efficient cyber-warrior
  • To improve WFH practices for SMEs.

Recommended For

This online CPE webinar for CPAs is aimed to provide guidance to business owners and cybersecurity staff on how to resolve cybersecurity issues with respect to employees working from home.

Who Should Attend?

  • Accountant
  • Accounting and audit managers/practitioners
  • Accounting Managers
  • Accounting Practice Owners
  • Assistant Controllers
  • Auditors
  • Bookkeeper
  • CEO
  • Certified Management Accountant (CMA)
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Certified Valuation Analysts
  • CFO/Controller
  • Chartered Professional Accountant
  • Chief Accounting Officer
  • CPA - Mid Size Firm
  • CPA - Small Firm
  • CPA in Business
  • Cybersecurity Pros
  • Enrolled Agent
  • Entrepreneurial Accountant
  • Entrepreneurial CPA
  • Estate Planners
  • Finance Pros
  • Financial Investigator
  • Financial Planner
  • Finanical Analyst
  • Forensic Accountant
  • Forensic Auditor
  • Fraud & Forensic Auditor
  • Fraud Analyst
  • Fraud Detection Specialist
  • Fraud Examiner
  • Fraud Investigator
  • Government Contractor
  • IT Managers
  • Others
  • Young CPA

Course Qualification

Webinar Qualifies For

  • 2 CPE Credit of Information Technology for Certified Internal Auditors (CIA)
  • 2 CPD Credit for Certified Information Technology Professionals (CITP)
  • 2 CPE Credit of Information Technology for Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
  • 2 CPE Credit of Information Technology for Certified Public Accountants (CPA-US)
  • 2 CPD Credit of Information Technology for Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA Canada)
  • 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 CPD Credit for CA - ICAEW
  • 2 CPD Credit for Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
  • 2 CPD Credit for Chartered Accountants - Ireland (CAI)
  • 2 CPD Credit for Chartered Accountants - Scotland
  • 2 CPD Credit for CPA - Ireland
  • 2 CPE Credit for Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM)
  • 2 CRE Credit for Certified Corporate FP&A Professional (FPAC)
  • 2 CPE Credit of Information systems for Certified Management Accountants (CMA)

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About Presenter

Vanessa Henri

Cybersecurity SME and Attorney, Fasken

Vanessa is specialized in cybersecurity and data governance law and teaches as an Adjunct Professor in the Master in Cybersecurity Law of St-Thomas University in Florida. She is a Certified Data Protection Officer and a Lead Implementor for ISO 27701. In 2020, she has been honored as Top 20 Women in Cybersecurity by IT World Canada. She sits in the board of directors of various non-for-profit in the filed of data governance.

About Company

Fasken is a leading international law firm with more than 700 lawyers and ten offices on four continents. Clients rely on us for practical, innovative and cost-effective legal services. We solve the most complex business challenges, providing exceptional value and putting clients at the centre of all we do.


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Ratings and Review


36 Ratings



Very Good








Carolyn Cudmore
Carolyn Cudmore, CPA (CA)

Dec 29th, 2021

Very relevant. Good suggestions


Sergio Castillo, CFE

Mar 31st, 2022


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