Friday, March 4, 2022 - 10:00 - 10:45

Cybersecurity for accounting firms

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Cybersecurity for accounting firms

Friday, March 4, 2022 - 10:00 to 10:45

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Hardly a week goes by without news of a high-profile cybersecurity breach. These attacks come at a great cost, both financially and reputationally. In the UK, the average cost of the most severe cyber security breach for a large organisation now starts at £1.46m, while smaller businesses are equally likely to suffer, with the cost of a severe breach reported at between £65,000 and £115,000.

Due to the high-value commercial data and sensitive financial information they deal with on a daily basis, accounting firms are particularly attractive to cybercriminals. In fact, PwC estimates that financial institutions are over 30% more likely to be targeted than other companies.

This episode of Tech Pulse will outline the latest cyber threats to accounting firms, offer advice on how to defend your firm against cybercriminals, how to respond if the worst happens and what basic advice to offer clients.

By attending this episode you’ll learn:

  • About the latest cyber threats to accounting firms
  • How to defend your firm
  • What to do in the event of a breach
  • How to advise clients on basic cybersecurity measures

Join us and bring your cybersecurity questions - we’ll try and answer as many as we can throughout the show.

You will earn 1 CPD point by attending this free 45-60 minute session in full

You must be registered and logged in to an AccountingWeb account to claim CPD points.

Please ensure details used to claim CPD points match those used when registering for this episode. Your certificate will be sent to you within 30 days of submitting your details.

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