Webinar Details
Course Description

Join Nolan Garrett, CEO of TorchLight, for a grand tour of cybersecurity considerations for accounting firms. In this webinar, we will address the revised FTC Safeguards Rule and the impact on accounting firms. Hear how firms are keeping passwords safe, addressing phishing scams, and managing data retention requirements. You will come away with an understanding of what goes into testing and assessing your environment. We will also take a current look at cyber liability insurance and compliance.  

Learning Objectives
  • Understand the revised FTC Safeguards Rule and impact on accounting firms
  • Identify what goes into testing and assessing an IT environment
  • Recognize what phishing entails and how to react
  • Learn tips to keep passwords safe from bad actors
  • Discover current trends in cyber liability insurance and compliance
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Who Should Attend

CPAs and other accounting/finance professionals who work with other clients and businesses. 

Advanced Preparation


Presenter Details
  • Nolan Garrett
    • Guest Speaker, CEO of TorchLight

    As an accomplished CEO with over 15 years of experience in cybersecurity and IT consulting, I have dedicated my career to helping organizations achieve secure, efficient, and forward-thinking IT environments. Specializing in working with small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) as well as enterprise-level organizations, my passion lies in empowering companies to manage their cybersecurity risks, respond effectively to incidents, and drive digital transformation.

    Under my leadership, my company has earned a reputation for delivering tailored solutions that address the unique challenges faced by each client, ensuring they can operate with confidence in today's rapidly evolving digital landscape. I pride myself on building strong, lo... Read more

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Date & Time
Thursday, June 13, 2024

12:00 PM EDT (see additional timezones)

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