Ensuring Business Continuity by Securing Your Remote Workforce

Date: Thursday, July 09, 2020
Time: 11:00 AM ET / 10:00 AM CT / 09:00 AM MT / 08:00 AM PT [Prevailing Time]
Presenter(s): Christopher Stark, President & CEO, Cetrom
Objective: This session will address the current cyber threats and countermeasures that CPA firms should be taking to secure their data while educating participants on how to secure their remote workforce and plan for the future.
Field of Study: Business Management & Organization
Program Level: Basic
CPE Credit: 1 Credit Hour

No advanced preparation or prerequisites are required for this course.
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Course Description
All CPA firms, regardless of their telecommuting preparedness, now face new data and cybersecurity threats that have emerged due to the en masse shift to a remote work environment. With COVID-19, the focus has been on prevention, social distancing, and tracking its spread. What hasn’t been addressed as comprehensively is how businesses should combat the cyber threats that are emerging and plan for the future as these threats continue to grow and evolve. How can you better prepare your team for the next crisis?

During this 60-minute MAPCast, Cetrom will address the current cyber threats and countermeasures that CPA firms should be taking to secure their data, help educate and secure their remote workforce and plan for the future. Participants will learn about the new workforce, as it looks today, COVID-19 emerging cybersecurity threats, steps to help keep your data and networks secure, how to plan for the future and ensuring for business continuity.

Presenter Bio(s)
Christopher Stark founded Cetrom in 2001. The true visionary behind the company, Christopher built the company and its solutions with customers’ business needs and goals in mind. He developed Cetrom’s cloud model during a time when it was a very different way to manage technology. One of Christopher’s passions is to continuously find more ways to build upon the company’s strong customer service foundation, which is why providing the best and most secure service to customers will always be Cetrom’s number one goal. Over the last 18+ years, Christopher has cemented Cetrom’s status as a leading provider of secure and custom cloud solutions with success that can be attributed to his personal resolve, ongoing commitment to maintaining excellent customer service, and a best-in-class technology infrastructure. With a 99.99 percent up-time guarantee, the company’s history, and around-the-clock, senior-level IT support, Christopher ensures that companies—whether staffed by two or two thousand—have access to enterprise-class technology at a price they can afford. Backed by over 25 years of experience in all facets of the IT industry, and holding some of the industry’s most prestigious technical certifications, Christopher keeps his finger on the pulse of the IT industry and eyes toward the future. He is a father and self-proclaimed computer geek who enjoys flying planes, playing golf and racing cars in his spare time. A Washington, D.C., native, Christopher still resides in the metropolitan area today.

Cost
$25.00 for CPAFMA Members / $40.00 for Non-Members / Free for PAFMs

Delivery System

  • All programs will be delivered using Zoom. Participants must call the toll-free conference phone number to access the audio portion of the presentation. Participants’ phone lines are automatically muted upon connection to the call.
  • All participants should have Internet access and be in a private setting. For more than one participant per participant location, a quiet conference room with a large monitor/screen and speaker phone is suggested.
  • There will be assistance available to assist with procedural, downloading or connection issues 5 minutes prior to the start of the presentation.