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K2'S Tales Of True Tech Crimes Ripped From The Headlines

01.26.23 10:00AM – 01.26.23 11:40AM





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We’re all familiar with the headlines describing how criminals use new and creative approaches to commit their crimes. But what you may not know is that these same criminal elements also target accounting professionals. Unfortunately, accountants are one of the most targeted groups on the Internet!

In this session, you will learn how high-profile failures occurred due to control malfunctions. In turn, hackers gained full reign over entire networks that contained sensitive information such as financial data stored online. Attend this session so you can be more effective at preventing crimes such as theft, malware, ransomware, phishing, and hacking.

  • Common security weaknesses which occur with hardware and software at home and in the office
  • Malware, ransomware, data breach, and incident response tips
  • Internal control failures resulting in the theft of assets, or unauthorized data manipulation
  • List at least three major security incidents reported in the headlines in the last year and explain at least one primary control design or operation flaws that allowed the hack to occur
  • Select the correct definitions from a list of standard security terms such as attack surface, vulnerability, exploit, social engineering, phishing, malware, heuristics, biometrics, and multi-factor authentication
  • List at least three best practices learned because of reviewing the incidents cited in the case studies
Designed For
Business professionals who are seeking to stay abreast of major technology developments
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