The nearly daily reports about breaches in computer security demonstrate the need for strong controls. As a CPA and broker in sensitive information, it's critical that you understand the technology risks associated with computing and remote access and how to combat them; how to create policies to keep information secure, especially in this age of mobile devices; areas where breaches are likely; and other internal control issues.
Identify technology risks that come with computing and remote access.
Recognize methods to compensate for security risks.
Select foundational policies to help secure your technology infrastructure.
Risks associated with technology assets.
Areas where breaches are likely.
Internal controls related to remote access.
CPAs and financial professionals who are concerned about security as it relates to technology.
Basic knowledge of computer applications.
Advanced Prep: None
Speaker: Karl Egnatoff, CPA
Field of Study: Info Tech
CPE Credit: 2 hours
Meet the Speaker:
Karl Egnatoff is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) based in the Charleston, West Virginia area. He has worked as a consultant, trainer and programmer related to financial and business technology projects for the past 17 years. Prior to this, Karl worked in public accounting as well as in private sector accounting for a period of approximately six years. In addition to being a CPA, he is also a Certified Information Technology Professional (CITP). Karl is a member of the West Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the Information Technology Section of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He has also achieved a number of technology certifications including Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP), Certified Software Engineer (CSE) and Certified Integration Developer (CID). During the course of his career, Mr. Egnatoff has owned and operated a number of successful businesses. All of these were business technology entities that provided consulting and training services. The experience he garnered while with these organizations serves him now as he teaches continuing professional education in association with K2 Enterprises. Karl graduated from Marshall University with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree. During his time in college he participated in division I Cross County competing on the varsity squad. He was also on Marshall’s Track team. Karl and his wife Lana live in Milton, West Virginia and have been married for twenty-two years. They have two sons, Jordan age 20, Steven age 18.