Computer fraud is an increasing problem throughout the world. With technology expanding at rapid speed, hackers, fraudsters, and even foreign governments have found ways to exploit this technology for their gain. This has created the need for improved internal controls and technology designed to keep computer crooks at bay. This course will teach you the most common techniques that criminals use to attack your organization electronically, giving you tools and techniques to combat this growing threat. Protecting your financial affairs and intellectual property is essential - and this course will teach you everything you need to know to ensure your safety.
Computer Fraud, Attacks and Abuse. Preventing and Detecting Computer Fraud and Abuse.
CPAs, controllers, accountants, financing professionals, business owners, and managers.
Recognize the reasons why organizations fail to adequately protect data and identify natural and political disasters, software errors and equipment, malfunctions, unintentional acts, and intentional acts of fraud and abuse. Cite the most common types of fraud and analyze the components of the fraud triangle. Identify computer fraud, current trends in computer fraud, and classifications of computer fraud using the data processing model. Recognize the common techniques used to commit computer fraud. Recall the various social engineering tricks used to commit computer fraud. Cite the various types of malware attacks. Identify how internal controls increase the difficulty for committing fraud and the features of the three control frameworks that help companies to develop their internal control systems. Cite specific ways for an organization to mitigate fraud and implement methods that will reduce or recover fraud losses.
Marshall Romney, Marshall B Romney & Assoc
Marshall Romney, CPA, is a Professor of Accounting at Brigham Young University. He holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree from BYU and PhD from the University of Texas at Austin. He was an auditor with a national CPA firm. Marshall has published many articles and manuscripts in academic and professional journals and is the coauthor of eight books. He is the recipient of numerous research grants for CPA firms, the Institute of Internal Auditors, and the American Accounting Association. Marshall has presented papers at professional conferences and has given many speeches and radio and television interviews on the topic of fraud and white-collar crime. He has also developed computer training courses for CPA firms, IBM, the FBI, and several universities. Marshall is a member and past president of the Information Systems/Management Advisory Systems section of the American Accounting Association. He was an advisor to the National Commission on Fraudulent Financial Reporting.
Non-Member Price $200.00
Member Price $174.00