K2's Implementing Password Management and Data Loss Prevention Tools for Better Security Webcast | 4193884A

Date :
May 24, 2019 9:00 AM - 10:40 AM
Location :
Webcast
Facility :
Webcast Rebroadcast
Level of Difficulty :
Intermediate
Member Price :
75.00
Nonmember Price :
101.00
CPE Credits :
CPE 2.00
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Data Loss Prevention (DLP) is a means of creating and enforcing security policies in an organization. Most business professionals have yet to discover DLP and how it improves security. Discover ways to implement password management tools—a necessity when attempting to enhance personal and organizational security.

Learn the fundamentals of DLP and password management tools by working through demonstrations. Identify how you can use DLP and password management tools to enhance organizational security.

Objectives:

  • Define Data Loss Prevention and list examples of how it can enhance organizational security
  • List examples of tools and services available that support DLP
  • Identify the process for creating DLP rules in common tools, such as, Excel and Exchange Online
  • List the key characteristics of “long-and-strong” passwords
  • Differentiate between leading password management tools
  • Identify alternatives to passwords to improve authentication controls

Major Subjects:

  • Data Loss Prevention Strategy
  • Password Management
  • Authentication Controls

Advanced Prep:

None.

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Level of Difficulty:
Intermediate
Field of Interest:
Information Technology
Prerequisites:

Fundamental knowledge of computer operations

Designed For:

CPAs, accountants, finance and business professionals.

Instructors

Thomas G. Stephens, Jr, CGMA, CITP, CPA

Thomas G. Stephens, Jr. received a bachelor of business administration (accounting) from Auburn University in 1985. Upon graduation, Stephens began working for an Atlanta-based public accounting firm. After earning his designation as a CPA, Stephens worked for BellSouth Corporation in Atlanta as an internal auditor. After two years as an auditor, he was promoted to staff manager and then operations manager of the internal audit group. In 1991, he transferred to the comptrollers’ department of BellSouth and served as manager of the cost accounting organization. While working full-time at BellSouth Corporation, Stephens also attended graduate school, earning a master’s degree in finance from Georgia State University in 1992.

Stephens left BellSouth in 1994 and opened his public accounting practice in the metropolitan Atlanta area. In his practice, Stephens provided accounting, tax, and consulting services to individuals and a wide variety of small and emerging businesses. As part of his practice, he developed a successful consulting practice providing installation and support services of small business accounting software. Additionally, he began authoring and presenting continuing professional education (CPE) courses to accounting and finance professionals. In 2003, Stephens affiliated with K2 Enterprises and in 2007 he joined the firm as a partner. To date, he has lectured nationally on subjects such as internal controls for small businesses, technology strategies, computer hardware and software applications, tax strategies and compliance, and financial accounting standards and applications. Over the past 19 years, Stephens has presented in excess of 1,800 educational sessions to over 55,000 participants nationwide.

Stephens resides in Woodstock, Georgia where, in addition to his association with K2 Enterprises, he provides consulting services to small businesses and CPA firms. In addition to an active professional career, he enjoys an active personal life as well. His hobbies include snow skiing, fishing, and running. Additionally, he maintains professional memberships with the AICPA and the Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants, and is a past member of the Institute of Internal Auditors.

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