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Thursday, November 19, 2020 Webcast

Cybersecurity Disruption - What CPAs Need to Know (X2-17076)

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT

Webcast


2.0 CPE Credits in SK

OVERVIEW

This session covers the topic of cybersecurity, but goes beyond the basics and often discussed tips and tactics for CPAs and other practitioners. This course examines how cybersecurity will, and already is, changing the cybersecurity conversation.

DESIGNED FOR

CPAs, accountants, and IT professionals

BENEFITS

After attending this session, attendees will be able to:

  • Document and explain how emerging technology tools are changing and disrupting the cybersecurity conversation for accountants as well as clients.
  • Assess possible pain points, gaps, and areas of weakness that are arising as emerging technologies become increasingly mainstream.
  • Have the ability to explain and articulate the implications of both technology and regulation on the cybersecurity policies already in place to safeguard and secure confidential and identifiable information.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The content of this course will cover several of the most important trends and topics driving change in the cybersecurity conversation. As blockchain platforms, robotic process automation, artificial intelligence, and cryptocurrencies become increasingly mainstream.  The implications for cybersecurity policies and procedures are profound. 
  • This session provides attendees with the terminology, concepts, strategies, and applications that will enable them to deliver value to clients seeking cybersecurity solutions now and moving forward. 

COURSE LEVEL

Intermediate

PREREQUISITES

None

ADVANCE PREPARATION

None

INSTRUCTOR

Sean Stein Smith

Sean D. Stein Smith, CPA, CFE, CGMA, CMA, DBA

Assistant Professor

Lehman College

Sean is an expert and sought-after speaker, focusing on the intersection of financial services, blockchain and cryptocurrencies. He is a regular contributor to IBM’s Blockchain Unleashed website, analyzing applications for blockchain technology on business at large, as well as being a regular expert guest on China Global TV Network discussing blockchain and related applications. Sean is a member of the Advisory Board for the Wall Street Blockchain Alliance, which coordinates with the AICPA in developing standards and reporting frameworks in this emerging area. Sean continuously works with, and consults for, the AICPA and several professional training organizations in the creation and delivery of blockchain and cryptocurrency related content. He is currently under contract to publish two books focusing on blockchain applications for financial services and other industry sectors. Sean is the host of the NJCPA TechTalk Podcast and is a past leader of the NJCPA Emerging Technologies Interest Group.

PRICING

$69.00 - Member

$79.00 - Nonmember

$0.00 - Student Member

$0.00 - CPA Candidate Member

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