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Cybersecurity for Bookkeepers


Cost Free
CPE Credits 1.5 hours
CE Credits 0.0 hours
Subject Area Information Technology
Course Level Basic
Instructional Method Group Internet Based
Prerequisites None
Advanced Preparation None
Course Description

As we continue to work more collaboratively in the cloud, cybersecurity is a growing concern for those entrusted with sensitive financial information. As a bookkeeper, you are especially at risk. Attend this high-demand webinar to learn how you can protect yourself and your clients online.

You’ll learn:

  • What is involved in cybersecurity and why bookkeepers are a specific target for cyber-criminals.

  • In what particular areas are bookkeepers at high risk and where do we have the most liability when handling clients’ sensitive information, especially in a virtual environment.

  • What are the tools and actions we can take right now to prevent against identity theft, fraud, defacement, or unauthorized access into websites, computers, mobile devices and online logins and databases.

Walk away from this session with 3 Key Ways to protect yourself (and your clients) against cyber-crime and hackers who can destroy your reputation and literally put you out of business.


Gabrielle Fontaine, PB, ASBC is a freelance Professional Bookkeeper and Advanced Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor at BookkeepingDirect, which is a 100% virtual bookkeeping service firm since 2003. She is also an Accredited Small Business Consultant. Gabrielle founded the popular blog, The Freelance Bookkeeper, in 2008, as a result of numerous requests from fellow bookkeepers who wanted to work totally via the Internet. The Freelance Bookkeeper (TFB) provides practice building tips and training programs for startup bookkeeping firms and virtual bookkeepers around the globe. Gabrielle regularly publishes articles, runs live webinars, and online training programs, and is a guest speaker on podcasts and industry conferences in the professional bookkeeping space. She also frequently shares tips and leads bookkeeper discussions on social media. In her work with small business clients and fellow bookkeepers alike, Gabrielle loves tinkering with online apps and business processes to create workflows that increase efficiency, as well as innovate on ways for bookkeepers to add value and market their services online. Gabrielle was nominated as a Top 100 ProAdvisor in 2015 and 2016, as well as for the Rule Breaker Awards. She is also a proud member of the Profit First Professionals family.

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Founded in 2008, SmartVault is striving to give people a better life at work. So in your business, you can spend less time and money filing, retrieving, copying and sharing files and more time growing your businesses and making money.