K2's IRS Data Security Requirements for Public Accounting Firms - On Demand (2 Hours)

K2's IRS Data Security Requirements for Public Accounting Firms - On Demand (2 Hours)

  • $79.00

Course Description

Public accounting firms – no matter the size – face specific security requirements imposed by the IRS. Yet, many firms remain unaware of these requirements and are not complying with these mandates. Consequently, these firms face potential fines and run an enhanced risk of breaching sensitive client data.

In this session, you will learn about the specific security requirements public accounting firms face and how – and why – you should champion compliance in your firm. Participate in this session to reduce your firm’s risk and improve client service.

Major Topics

  • Security requirements imposed by the IRS and other authorities
  • Risks associated with non-compliance
  • Tools that public accounting firms can and should use to reduce risk

      Learning Objectives

      Upon completing this course, you should be able to:

      • Identify the data security requirements imposed by the IRS
      • List security tools and techniques that can help firms comply with security mandates for public accounting firms
      • Differentiate between various fines and other disciplinary actions imposed for non-compliance

            Course Information

            Recommended CPE Credit: 2 hours Information Technology  

            Instructional delivery method: Group-live Internet

            Prerequisites: Fundamental knowledge of security risks and concepts

            Program level: Intermediate

            Advance preparation: None

            Who should attend: Accountants in public accounting firms seeking to minimize security risks and comply with IRS mandates

            Instructional Delivery Method: QAS on-demand learning, including review and final exam questions. To earn credit, participants must pass the final exam with a score of 70% or better within one year of registering for this course. Participants may attempt take the final exam up to 10 times.