Computer Security Basics for CPAs

Price: $9.75

CPE Credits: 1.0

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Course Number: ITCSECMC

computer security basics

Description:
In many cases, network intrusions, loss of data or even loss of funds is due to a failure to follow simple security basics.  This course overviews some effective, common-sense techniques to secure your computer or network and associated data that are both low-cost and low-tech solutions.  Tips on detecting social engineering emails and employee education to prevent loss of data and funds to social engineers is also discussed.  Table of Contents

Delivery Method: Online QAS Self Study.

Level: Overview.

Prerequisites: None

Advanced Preparation: None

Author: Joseph Helstrom, CPA

Publication:  February 2018

Format: PDF
Pages: 34

Passing Grade: 70%

Exam Policies: Exam may be retaken. Course must be completed within one year of purchase.

CPE Sponsor Info : NASBA/QAS #109234. Click here to view specific state approvals.

By the end of the course participants should be able to:

  • Recognize basic computer and data security techniques
  • Recognize social engineering techniques
  • Describe methods to prevent social engineering fraud schemes

Description:
In many cases, network intrusions, loss of data or even loss of funds is due to a failure to follow simple security basics.  This course overviews some effective, common-sense techniques to secure your computer or network and associated data that are both low-cost and low-tech solutions.  Tips on detecting social engineering emails and employee education to prevent loss of data and funds to social engineers is also discussed.  Table of Contents

Delivery Method: Online QAS Self Study.

Level: Overview.

Prerequisites: None

Advanced Preparation: None

Author: Joseph Helstrom, CPA

Publication:  February 2018

Format: PDF
Pages: 34

Passing Grade: 70%

Exam Policies: Exam may be retaken. Course must be completed within one year of purchase.

CPE Sponsor Info : NASBA/QAS #109234. Click here to view specific state approvals.

By the end of the course participants should be able to:

  • Recognize basic computer and data security techniques
  • Recognize social engineering techniques
  • Describe methods to prevent social engineering fraud schemes
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