Webcast: K2's Information Security - A Practical Approach (XKISA17)
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Information security is no longer optional - it's the law! This session covers security tools and processes from A to Z - from encrypting hard disks and flash drives to protecting data on laptops, mobile phones and other portable devices. Tools for securing documents, email, and text messaging and those for protecting desktop computers, servers, and your network will also be covered. And it's more than just a slide show. Many of the security tools covered will be demonstrated during the session.

 Export to Your Calendar 9/8/2017
When: 09/08/2017
12:00 PM until 2:00 PM
Where: Webcast
K2 Enterprises
United States
Presenter: Mac McClelland


Online registration is available until: 9/6/2017
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Acronym XKISA17
CPE 2 hours
Vendor K2 Enterprises
Category
Management
Level Intermediate
Prerequisite Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and PCs.
Adv Prep None
Yellow Book? No
Designed for Accountants and finance professionals who want to create a more document secure environment.
Registration
Member $79
CPA Non-Member $104

The Member rate applies to LCPA members, other state society members, and non-CPA staff of LCPA members. To register online, use the ‘Register’ button above. To register by phone, call the LCPA Member Service Center at 800.288.5272 or 504.464.1040, Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm.

Course Description

Information security is no longer optional - it's the law! This session covers security tools and processes from A to Z - from encrypting hard disks and flash drives to protecting data on laptops, mobile phones and other portable devices. Tools for securing documents, email, and text messaging and those for protecting desktop computers, servers, and your network will also be covered. And it's more than just a slide show. Many of the security tools covered will be demonstrated during the session.

Objectives

Upon completing this course, you should be able to:

  • List several laws or regulations that impose a duty on accountants to maintain information securely
  • Describe the general process of encrypting data
  • Identify several methods of securing email and/or document attachments
  • Explain why a password management application facilitates the use of strong passwords
  • Improve Excel workbook and worksheet security

Topics

  • Overview of security laws and regulations affecting businesses
  • Using encryption to protect data on laptops and other portable devices
  • Creating, maintaining, and using secure passwords with Password Manager applications
  • Protecting Excel workbooks and worksheets
  • Protecting email and document attachments
  • Securing remote access and file transfers