Security is arguably the most important concern for accounting professionals today. Cyber attacks are not only on the rise, but scammers are now targeting smaller firms as well as the big guys. It only takes one breach to set off a chain of events that can ruin your business overnight.
Most breaches happen when email is used as the primary method of communication with clients. Come and learn the various methods that cybercriminals are using today to gather usernames and passwords and “walk in the front door” of your firm. Once in, they have access to all your client's sensitive information and can ruin their financial lives as well as yours.
Luckily, there are things you can do to protect yourself. In this webinar, Chris Farrell, CPA, and Brian Johnson, Chief Security Officer of Armorblox, will discuss key trends and actionable items to protect your firm and your clients moving forward.
Chris has spent his career working both as an accountant and with accountants. Chris started at Arthur Andersen and served as a public-company CFO prior to Liscio. For the last decade, Chris has worked with accountants to improve business operations, efficiencies and profits.
Brian brings more than 20 years of experience in leadership, founding, and building to his role as Co-founder and General Partner at Crucyble. Previously, Brian was CISO at Lending Club (LC) and has held leadership positions at Netflix (NFLX) and ForeScout (FSCT). Brian has helped design, build and secure systems for the US Department of Defense, Global Finance, and Technology companies at scale. He has enjoyed speaking on innovation and maturing security organizations at the RSA Conference and National Press Club. Brian is regularly asked to speak at security conferences, as well as, brief Board of Directors and Executive Management teams. Brian has worked with Federal Agencies and Policy Advisors to influence actionable change in national security policy. Brian is an active advisor and mentor to several startups and founders in Silicon Valley.
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