Until recently, a percentage of organizations discounted the risk related to external fraud attempts. Most were only concerned with protecting physical assets such as inventory or fixed assets. However, because of the many highly publicized corporate hacking events, such as the ones that affected the Colonial Pipeline and JBS Meats, more attention is being paid to external fraud risk of all types. In this course, we look at what is included in a definition of external fraud and then delve into specific control issues that can give rise to increased risk. We then discuss measures that organizations can employ to help reduce exposure to external attacks.
Types of external fraud. Considerations as organizations work to reduce fraud risk. External fraud and known parties. External fraud unknown perpetrators.
Accounting and other business professionals that would benefit by understanding how pervasive external fraud can be and wish to work to mitigate the risk associated with it.
Recognize external fraud. Identify control issues that can give rise to external fraud occurrences. Recall ways to reduce external fraud risk.
Karl Egnatoff, Taymes, LLC
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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