BK Tech: Internet & Data Security for CPAs, Their Clients, and Other Professionals | A1140716


Date :
July 28, 2016 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location :
Facility :
Marriott Bakersfield at the Convention Center
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CPE Credits :
CPE 2.00
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Cybercrime costs businesses and non-profits billions of dollars annually in theft, fraud, embezzlement and other losses. While breaches of high-profile targets like Sony, Anthem, Target and JPMorgan Chase make the news, it’s small and medium-sized organizations that are most at risk. Statistics show that 30% of cybercrime victims are small organizations and that 60% of them go out-of-business within 6 months of being attacked. Other statistics show that as many as 80% of these crimes did not need to happen. 
Join us for a special presentation with our featured speaker, Dr. Stan Stahl, and learn how to combat the growing problem of cyber threats. Dr. Stahl is a pioneer in the field of information security, having entered the field in 1980.  Earlier in his career he secured teleconferencing at the White House, databases inside Cheyenne Mountain and the communications network controlling our nuclear weapons arsenal. An important presentation not to be missed!


•Learn the reasons why we are so vulnerable to cyber attacks
•Gain knowledge of the six key information security management strategies
•Understand why having a firewall and antivirus are not enough

Major Subjects:

Internet and Data Security including determining your and your clients' vurlnerability to cyber attack and the six key ways to manage your information security

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Misc. Information:

Registration Opens: 2:45 PM
Members: $40; Nonmembers: $60
This is a virtual live course and not a webcast; although the presentation will be streamed through Skype, only to those who physically attend will receive credits.
Following presentation, you may attend our mixer at Craft Tap House on Truxtun Ave for $20. Separate registration required here.
Level of Difficulty:
Field of Interest:
Business Management and Organization
Designed For:
CPAs, bankers, attorneys, financial planners, professional staff and professionals in information technology


Dr Stan Stahl
Dr. Stan Stahl is President of Citadel Information Group, an information security management services firm delivering Information Peace of Mind® to business and the not-for-profit community. Stan is also President of Secure The Village, a non-profit providing executives the knowledge and relationships they need to meet today’s cyber crime, cyber privacy and information security challenges. A pioneer in the field of information security, Stan began his career securing teleconferencing at the White House, databases inside Cheyenne Mountain and the communications network controlling our nuclear weapons arsenal. Stan serves on the Board of Directors of the Content Delivery & Security Association; Governor Brown’s California Cybersecurity Task Force; the Board of Advisors of CyberCalifornia; the Industry Advisory Board of the Information Technology Program at the Viterbi School of Engineering at USC; and the Advisory Board of UCLA Extension’s Emergency Management & Homeland Security and Enterprise Risk Management Programs. Stan received his Ph.D. degree from The University of Michigan. A frequent speaker on cybersecurity, Stan is regularly quoted in the media on cybercrime, cyber privacy and information security. In addition to his passion for cybersecurity, Stan is passionate about the 36 words in America’s Declaration of Independence: We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men [and women] are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness and how the Blessings of Liberty grow in proportion to the extent we live these words. Stan’s writings on this subject can be found on his website www.agnosticpatriot.org.
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