Dollar Tree (Day Two) – Top 10 Technology Risks and Trends Every CPA Should Know AND Make It Happen – A Disciplined Approach To Getting Things Done


The first part of this course will cover:

The use of technology by businesses of all types, including CPA Firms, has exploded in recent years. This has created the need for proactive and robust cybersecurity risk management practices.  This course will explore the most common technology risks and trends that every CPA should know to better advise and serve clients.  This includes maximizing the use of technology on audit and other professional services.

The second part of this course will cover:

Successful organizations will continuously create operational and strategic plans to make itself better. Disciplined organizations will find a way to make the important things happen. This course will provide proven best practices for any organization to close the gap between “where you are” and “where you want to be.”

Learning Objectives
  • Discuss current trends in information technology applications
  • Explore how to best manage information technology-related risks that CPA firms face when providing professional services to clients
  • Explain how auditors are leveraging technology on their engagements
  • Describe the nonattest and attest service options available to assist clients with cybersecurity risk management
Major Topics
  1. Discuss importance of securing client data
  2. Describe how to avoid malware and other security threats
  3. Explore recent SEC cybersecurity guidance
  4. Discuss risks from the use of audit software
  5. Explain threats to independence resulting from hosting the client’s data
  6. Explore how data analytics are being applied in audits
  7. Explain the trends and risks related to blockchain
  8. Describe migrating data to a cloud-based environment
  9. Explore the recent Cybersecurity Risk Management Framework
  10. Discuss attest service options related to a client’s cybersecurity risk management program
Business Learning Institute
Course Level
Professional Area of Focus
Accounting & Auditing
CPE Field of Study
Business Management & Organization
Who Should Attend

CPAs in either public or private practice with accounting, financial reporting, or attest responsibilities

Jennifer Louis


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Apr 21, 2021
12:30 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
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Dollar Tree (Day Two) – Top 10 Technology Risks and Trends Every CPA Should Know AND Make It Happen – A Disciplined Approach To Getting Things Done

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