June 24, 2020


4 Total CPE Credits


Top 10 Technology Risks and Trends Every CPA Should Know

  • Instructor

    Marc Hamilton

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss current trends in information technology applications
  • Explain how to best manage information technology-related risks that CPA firms face when providing professional services to clients
  • Explain how auditors are leveraging technology on their engagements
  • Describe the nonattest and attest service options available to assist clients with cybersecurity risk management

Major Topics

  • Discuss importance of securing client data
  • Describe how to avoid malware and other security threats
  • Explore recent SEC cybersecurity guidance
  • Discuss risks from the use of audit software
  • Explain threats to independence resulting from hosting the client's data
  • Explore how data analytics are being applied in audits
  • Explain the trends and risks related to blockchain
  • Describe migrating data to a cloud-based environment
  • Explore the recent Cybersecurity Risk Management Framework
  • Discuss attest service options related to a client's cybersecurity risk management program

CPE Credits Available

Total CPE
Accounting & Auditing

Things to Know About This Course

Course Level

  • Basic

Professional Area of Focus

  • A & A



Advanced Preparation


Intended Audience

CPAs in either public or private practice with accounting, financial reporting or attest responsibilities


Surgent McCoy CPE

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