The Importance of Security for Digital Information WEBAST

Tuesday, December 14 10:30am - 2:00pm PST

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4.0 Credits

Member Price $149.00

Non-Member Price $199.00

Overview

Businesses contend with growing digital content. This data must be secured, its integrity remaining intact, with availability to those who need it. Discuss the importance of securing corporate electronic data and available storage methods. Discover methods to achieve high-security standards for content stored in fixed locations, on mobile devices, and in the cloud. Learn innovative strategies to secure digital information.

Highlights

Securing individual documents. Protecting information resident in the Cloud. Securing data stored on or accessed by mobile devices.

Prerequisites

None.

Designed For

Accounting and financial professionals.

Objectives

List some of the security risks that affect electronic information. Develop vetting and selection processes for cloud storage providers. Understand the steps to effectively set up and control cloud storage. List ways to add security to individual electronic documents as well as to storage areas that must be controlled. Explain what is meant by mobile device management and how it can help protect organizational data.

Preparation

None.

Notice

None.

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Karl Egnatoff

Karl Egnatoff is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) based in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. He has worked as a consultant, trainer and programmer related to financial and business technology projects for the past 20 years. Prior to this, Karl worked in public accounting as well as in private sector accounting for a period of approximately six years. He has been teaching group live and web-based continuing education for the past 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 Myrtle Beach, South Carolina and have been married for twenty-four years. They have two grown sons, Jordan and Steven.

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Non-Member Price $199.00

Member Price $149.00