Computer and Data Security Basics for the CPA
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.

Course Publication Date: July 26, 2023

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active self study membership or all access membership or can be purchased for $10.00!

Author:Mill Creek Publishing
Course No:TECH-CPSEC-2743
Recommended CPE:1.00
Delivery Method:QAS Self Study
Level of Knowledge:Overview
Advanced Preparation:None
Recommended Field of Study:Information Technology
Learning Objectives
  • Recognize importance of computer and data security techniques.
  • Recognize and understand how different social engineering techniques can breach computer and data security.
  • Recognize methods to prevent social engineering fraud schemes.

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