Webcast: Surgent's Ransom, Cyber-Spying, and Subterfuge: Securing Your Data (XSSEDA18)
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One day you get a call: “We have ceased all the information on your servers. It’ll cost you $100,000 to get it back. If you do not pay, we will notify all your clients that we easily stole their info from you and that we sold it on the Dark Web.” You try to get on your computer – you can’t. No one in your whole CPA office can. Not even the stamp machine is working. Now what?

5/21/2018
When: 05/21/2018
12:00 PM until 2:00 PM
Where: Webcast
SURGENT
SEDA-2018-01-WEBNR-141-01
Louisiana
United States
Presenter: Mary Trapani


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Acronym XSSEDA18
CPE 2 hours
Vendor Surgent
Category
Management
Level Basic
Prerequisite None
Adv Prep None
Yellow Book? No
Registration Fees
Members* $89
CPA Non-Members $114

*The member rate applies to LCPA members, other state CPA 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
One day you get a call: “We have ceased all the information on your servers. It’ll cost you $100,000 to get it back. If you do not pay, we will notify all your clients that we easily stole their info from you and that we sold it on the Dark Web.” You try to get on your computer – you can’t. No one in your whole CPA office can. Not even the stamp machine is working. Now what? Companies big and small are clamoring to lock down their clouds and servers in an effort to insulate themselves, their employees and their clients from the bad guys. But was it in time? Was it enough? Or, after all that time, effort and money, is there someone on the inside who just handed over the keys to your kingdom? In this programs, we will dare to assay into the abyss of cyber security. Personal and corporate. Everything from warning signs to glossary terms to possible outcomes. Let’s explore the latest information, ideas and strategies surrounding cyber security and identity theft together. It’s about to get very personal and totally global!

Objectives

  • Learn the warning signs and dangers of having permeable networks – computer and human
  • Obtain an understanding of how to begin the process of securing your networks – – computer and human

Major Topics

  • What you need to know before you make a preemptive move
  • How to prepare your company
  • How to prepare yourself as the leader of your company or practice
  • What about your home life? Preparing individuals and your family
  • How to prepare your employees and your clients
  • Precautions – from the practical to the extreme

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