Information Security - Basic Safeguards for Practitioners

SKU: 09-012-01-CPE
Credit Hours: 6
CPE Category: Information Technology
Delivery Method: Online Group/Internet based
Instructor: Andrew Clark, EA

Course Description:
All CPAs and Tax Practitioners deal with very sensitive client data. Cybercriminals are highly sophisticated, well-funded, and technologically adept at hacking computers and sealing information. CPAs and tax practitioners are some of their most highly desired targets. Cybercriminals desire the client data of all CPAs and tax practitioners. If these cybercriminals can successfully obtain the client information of CPAs and tax practitioners, they can file fraudulent tax returns for refunds or commit identify theft. As a result, all CPAs and tax practitioners must protect their client’s information by protect their computers, networks and taking some simple safety approaches. This course will define information security, describe the numerous types of threats that exist today and define how `to protect your computer systems and networks to keep client data safe.

This course will cover the following topics: