This course defines information security, describe the numerous types of threats that exist today and define how to protect your computer systems and networks to keep client data safe.

Learning Objectives
  • Discover and define identity theft and identify how identity theft happens.
  • Recognize how CPAs and Tax Professionals are being targeted by cybercriminals.
  • Recognize the importance of encrypting client data.
  • Identify the importance of creating internal controls and a security plan to protect client data.
  • Recognize the actions that must be taken in the event of a breach of sensitive client identity data.
Last updated/reviewed: August 23, 2023
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5
Anonymous Author
This is a must have course to get a better understanding of safeguards and why these safeguards are important. The instructor does a great job explaining way to better protect your information and he covers the large recent data breaches in the USA.

4
Anonymous Author
This course provides an understanding of identify theft, how it can occur, and what can be done to try and prevent identity theft.

5
Anonymous Author
Good primer for general best practices. There are additional steps that can be taken but I think these are some good basic steps.

5
Anonymous Author
great course on information security - basic safeguards for practitioners

5
Anonymous Author
This is a good reminder of basic safeguards for any practice. Thanks!

Prerequisites
Course Complexity: Foundational

No advanced preparation or prerequisites are required for this course.

Education Provider Information
Company: Illumeo, Inc., 75 East Santa Clara St., Suite 1215, San Jose, CA 95113
Contact: For more information regarding this course, including complaint and cancellation policies, please contact our offices at (408) 400- 3993 or send an e-mail to .
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Course Syllabus
INTRODUCTION AND OVERVIEW
  Introduction to Information Security: Basic Safeguards for Practitioners 20232:37
  Overview of Identity Theft21:24
  Six Basic Safeguards for Practitioners Part 115:12
  Six Basic Safeguards for Practitioners Part 2 and Conclusion10:02
CONTINUOUS PLAY
  Information Security: Basic Safeguards for Practitioners 202349:15
SUPPORTING MATERIALS
  Slides: 2023 Information Security: Basic Safeguards for PractitionersPDF
  2023 Information Security: Basic Safeguards for Practitioners Glossary/IndexPDF
REVIEW AND TEST
  REVIEW QUESTIONSquiz
 FINAL EXAMexam