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Thursday, January 26, 2023 Live Webcast

Tales Of True Tech Crimes Ripped From The Headlines (X4-4029725)

10:00 AM - 11:04 AM EST
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1.0 CPE Credits in SK

OVERVIEW

We’re all familiar with the headlines describing how criminals use new and creative approaches to commit their crimes. But what you may not know is that these same criminal elements also target accounting professionals. Unfortunately, accountants are one of the most targeted groups on the Internet! In this session, you will learn how high-profile failures occurred due to control malfunctions. In turn, hackers gained full reign over entire networks that contained sensitive information such as financial data stored online. Attend this session so you can be more effective at preventing crimes such as theft, malware, ransomware, phishing, and hacking.

DESIGNED FOR

Business professionals who are seeking to stay abreast of major technology developments

BENEFITS

List at least three major security incidents reported in the headlines in the last year and explain at least one primary control design or operation flaws that allowed the hack to occur Select the correct definitions from a list of standard security terms such as attack surface, vulnerability, exploit, social engineering, phishing, malware, heuristics, biometrics, and multi-factor authentication List at least three best practices learned because of reviewing the incidents cited in the case studies

HIGHLIGHTS

  • List at least three major security incidents reported in the headlines in the last year and explain at least one primary control design or operation flaws that allowed the hack to occur
  • Select the correct definitions from a list of standard security terms such as attack surface, vulnerability, exploit, social engineering, phishing, malware, heuristics, biometrics, and multi-factor authentication
  • List at least three best practices learned because of reviewing the incidents cited in the case studies

COURSE LEVEL

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ADDITIONAL NOTES

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INSTRUCTOR

Brian Tankersley

Brian F. Tankersley, CPA, CITP, CGMA

Brian F. Tankersley, CPA, CITP

Brian F. Tankersley, CPA.CITP, CGMA Director of Strategic Relationships, K2 Enterprises Farragut, Tennessee brian@k2e.com Brian Tankersley is a consultant who advises US firms and companies on accounting technology issues. Mr. Tankersley is a frequent speaker at continuing education courses for K2 Enterprises, and publishes a nationally recognized blog on accounting and technology (www.cpatechblog.com). He has also served as the technology editor for a major accounting industry publication. Mr. Tankersley has over 20 years of professional experience, including accounting, auditing, technology, and education, and has been with K2 Enterprises since 2005. Tankersley has been recognized seven times as one of the “Top 25 Thought Leaders in Public Accounting Technology” by Cygnus Business Media. Tankersley is also one of the authors of the Accounting Firm Operations and Technology Survey, which has been published annually for the last three years. Brian has made presentations in 46 of the 50 US states and has served as a guest speaker for many professional accounting organizations across Canada. He received the Outstanding Discussion Leader Award from the Tennessee Society of CPAs in 2009 and 2013, and was recognized for writing the Article of the Year for the Tennessee CPA Journal in 2011. Brian has presented sessions at many national conferences, including AICPA TECH+/Practitioners Conference, The Sleeter Group’s Solutions Conference, Sage Insights, CCH Connections, and Thomson Reuters Synergy User Conference. Brian is a certified public accountant (Tennessee), a certified information technology professional (CITP), and a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA). He holds bachelor’s degrees in both Accounting and Finance, cum laude, from the University of Tennessee. Tankersley also maintains numerous vendor software certifications, and is a member of the Tennessee Society of CPAs and the American Institute of CPAs. Brian and his family make their home in Farragut, Tennessee.