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Cyber Security - Part 1

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand what cybersecurity is and how it pertains to you
  • Learn about the rules, ethics, and legal requirements for safeguarding client information
  • Discover the top 5 cybersecurity risks for accountants
  • Learn about the new IRS 2FA (two-factor authentication) security measures
  • Understand the cyber risks you may have and learn more about what you can do about them

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Course Overview

Course Details
  • Level: Beginner
  • Cost: Free
  • Field of Study: Information Technology
  • Advanced Prep: None
  • Credit Type: CE & CPE
  • Credit Hours: 1
Course Description

Cybercrime, cybersecurity, phishing, malware, ransomware, the list goes on and on. “But it really doesn’t pertain to me, right? I’m too small and I really don’t have anything of value to hackers.” 

 

Are you sure that’s the case? Do you want to gamble on those odds? Do you know that you have a legal responsibility to safeguard information? What about the financial devastation that could occur by ignoring this very important issue? If you’re not sure of the answers or just want to know a little more about cybersecurity for accounting, this course will address the basics of securing your client information and protecting yourself. The reality is that almost half of all cyber-attacks are perpetrated against small businesses. And 60% of those businesses fail within six months of an attack, possibly because they lose about $7.68 million in an average attack. 

 

That’s why accounting cybersecurity is important—things happen. In this course on cybersecurity for accounting firms, you’ll gain insight into several areas: 

  • Understand what cybersecurity is and how it pertains to you 
  • Learn about the rules, ethics, and legal requirements for safeguarding client information 
  • Discover the top 5 cybersecurity risks for accountants 
  • Learn about the new IRS 2FA (two-factor authentication) security measures 
  • Understand the cyber risks you may have and learn how to avoid them 

Your clients are counting on you to protect their private financial information and keep track of their business-related finances. Your reputation can take a hit if you allow it to be compromised by hackers. Take this free course on cybersecurity and accounting both to protect your clients and your own business.


Enroll now in my free Cyber Security – Part 1 Course        

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