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Protecting Against Emerging Cyber Risks

Protecting Against Emerging Cyber Risks
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Overview
Delivered via
Online
CPE
2 Credits

Description

The rapid and ongoing expansion of technology in the modern business environment has simultaneously empowered and complicated the efforts of fraud examiners around the world.

In this course, you will discover emerging technological trends and their potential impacts, both negative and positive, on the investigative process.

Key Takeaways: 

  • Tips for creating data security policies
  • Sources of cyber risks
  • Insights on emerging technological fraud schemes
  • Measures for reducing exposure to malware
  • Recommendations for mitigating Internet of Things (IoT) security and privacy concerns

Prerequisites

 Basic familiarity with computer technology and associated fraud threats

You Will Learn How To:

Recognize the impact of emerging technological trends, such as BYOD, the cloud and the Internet of Things

Ascertain the consequences of developing cyber threats, including ransomware and DDoS attacks

Choose the appropriate actions needed to protect systems from emerging threats

Recognize emerging technological fraud schemes

Determine factors that contribute to rising fraud schemes, such as the deep web and anonymous payment methods

Table of Contents

Part I Legal Elements of Fraud Claims
Lesson 1 The Emerging Fraud Ecosystem
Lesson 2 Sources of Cyber Risks
Lesson 3 Malware-Related Threats
Lesson 4 Bring Your Own Device
Lesson 5 Securing the Cloud
Lesson 6 Shadow IT
Lesson 7 Social Media
Lesson 8 The Deep Web
Lesson 9 Virtual Currencies
Lesson 10 The Internet of Things

CPE Information

CPE Credit: 2
NASBA Information: Specialized Knowledge
Advanced Preparation: None
Last Updated: December 2021
Delivery Method: QAS Self-Study

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System Requirements:

  • Internet access: High-speed connection recommended
  • Speakers required for video sound

The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, Inc. is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org/

 

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