Accountex USA | August 22 – 23, 2018 | Hynes Convention Center | Boston, MA
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Accountex Podcasts provide you with quick insights into accounting technology trends and best practices – in a format you can use while commuting, working out or walking your dog.
Each of the speakers highlighted in this podcast series will present at Accountex August 22-23, 2018 in Boston, MA.
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Accountex Podcasts are designed to provide you with quick insights into accounting technology trends and best practices – in a format you can use while commuting, working out or walking your dog.
Over 15 years in information security space; began career with military and National Security Agency cyberintelligence groups including two intelligence-related missions to Iraq; chief security office for Fortune 1000 company; founder of security firm with over 140 employees; thought leader and expert in cybersecurity field frequently on national news; best-selling author on cybersecurity. Dave’s firm works with three of the Fortune 500 and 60% to 70% of the Fortune 1000 companies as well as small to medium-size businesses.
With technology embedded in everything we do, hackers and fraudsters have more avenues than ever to launch attacks. Today, spam and antivirus software are no longer enough. Dave Kennedy outlines steps you can take to avoid phishing scams, mitigate exposure to malicious code, and spot suspicious emails and “communications in the middle” fraud. Your computer is a direct conduit into your company’s data — and that of your customers. Learn how implementing 2-factor authentication and other procedures can protect your firm.
Accounting firms are special targets for cyber hackers due to their very valuable data on vendors, customers, and how and where money is spent — data that can be sold on the black market or used in blackmail attempts. Ransomware and other attacks on smaller accounting firms are significantly on the rise. Operating in the cloud does not exempt accounting firms from the need to conduct vendor due diligence. Dave Kennedy outlines the steps small accounting firms can take to protect customer and financial data.
Preview of Dave Kennedy’s keynote address at Accountex 2018 in Boston, August 22-23. What are the latest developments and challenges in the data security arena and what steps should you implement to protect your firm and your customers’ data? As a trusted advisor, learn how to address your clients’ security concerns through penetration tests and other cost-effective procedures — while gaining a competitive advantage by being known for implementing the latest data security best practices at your own firm.
Microsoft Certified Trainer Jeff Lenning shares practical applications for the “Get & Transform” tool in Excel, like how to use as an alternative to VLOOKUP list comparisons, an automated way to flatten and format data, a method for un-pivoting summarized data, an easy solution for merging several CSV export files into one, and more.
In this podcast, Joanne DelBalso discusses what it takes to create brand-building videos, including the equipment you’ll need, the SEO secrets of YouTube videos, and how to capitalize on latest trends of the mobile live streaming apps of Facebook, Instagram, and more.