Webcast: Information Security Update (CASITU16)
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When: 07/21/2016
1:00 PM until 3:00 PM
Where: Webcast
United States
Presenter: David M. Cieslak

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CPE2 hours
Prerequisite Experience working with computers for daily tasks. Familiarity with use of passwords, antivirus software, applying product patches and performing backups. Awareness of security policies and controls.
Adv PrepNone
Who should attend CPAs and business professionals who want to learn more about safeguarding critical business data.
CPA Non-Members $94

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Cybercrime is a growing threat that's causing companies to lose billions of dollars annually—and new and emerging threats are forcing businesses to explore and implement increasingly sophisticated and responsive countermeasures. We'll take a look at the latest security threats related to keeping data in the cloud and mobile devices; why antivirus is failing; the latest scams; social media concerns; and how technological advances and proper strategies help address and mitigate risks.


  • Identify how to guard against the most common scams and threats.
  • Recognize steps to ensure systems and data are protected.
  • Determine security policies and monitoring procedures.
  • Identify security practices that do and don't work.


  • Data and mobile device security.
  • Antivirus.
  • Latest scams/threats.
  • Social media concerns.