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The Importance of Security for Digital Information

When
Aug. 19
8:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Where
Hershey Lodge
Hershey - Map it

CPE Credits
4-A&A

Details

 Pricing

PICPA Member: $149 | Nonmember: $199

CLE Credit Add-On: $50


 More Information

Course No.
760100
Level
Basic
Prerequisites
None
Note
This session is taught via the use of case studies adapted from real-world examples.

Description

This session will be taught using examples and case studies that help show methodologies and tools that are beneficial to those working to secure electronic content. It features information on the following topics:

  • Securing individual documents
  • Protecting information resident in the Cloud
  • Securing data stored on or accessed by mobile devices

This course is part of the Hershey Education Summit on Aug. 19-22.

Highlights

Once participants have completed this session they should be able to:

  • List some of the security risks that affect electronic information
  • Develop vetting and selection processes for cloud storage providers
  • Understand the steps to effectively set up and control cloud storage
  • List ways to add security to individual electronic documents as well as to storage areas that must be controlled
  • Explain what is meant by mobile device management and how it can help protect organization data


Speaker(s)

Karl Egnatoff, CPA.CITP

Member, Phoenix Beach, LLC

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

karl@phoenixbeach.com

Karl Egnatoff is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) currently living in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. During the past 22 years Mr. Egnatoff has worked as a consultant, trainer and as a software engineer while engaged on projects for business organization of all types. Prior to this, Karl worked in public accounting as well as in private sector accounting for a period of approximately six years. Before partnering with Pat Garverick to form Phoenix Beach in 2015, Karl presented and created material in association with other quality CPE organizations for approximately seven years. In addition to being a CPA, he is also a Certified Information Technology Professional (CITP).

During the course of his career, Mr. Egnatoff has owned and operated a number of successful businesses. All of these provided services to other organizations in the business community.  The experience he garnered while serving these organizations helps him now as he writes and presents continuing professional education through Phoenix Beach.

Mr. Egnatoff is a member of the West Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the Information Technology Section of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He has also achieved a number of technology certifications including Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP), Certified Software Engineer (CSE) and Certified Integration Developer (CID).

Karl graduated from Marshall University with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree. During his time in college, he participated in division I Cross County competing on the varsity squad. He was also on Marshall’s Track team. Karl and his wife Lana have been married for twenty-seven years. They have two grown sons, Jordan and Steven.

 

 


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