What is NSAC's Cooperative Learning Network?
A NSAC Cooperative Learning Network is a live, interactive 60-minute conference presented over the telephone and over the Internet. You can attend from any location that has telephone and Internet access. You pay just one registration fee for as many participants as you wish at each call/log-in location.

Note that high-speed Internet access is not mandatory – the system works with dial-up but you must have separate connections for the audio and video portions. You may use cell phones for the audio if you have only one connection.

Who presents at one of these sessions?
Your Cooperative Learning Network will have one or more speakers who are recognized experts on the topic. Conferences typically include a Q&A session; you can ask questions by phone or instant messaging options.

CPE Credits
The National Society of Accountants for Cooperatives (NSAC) is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.learningmarket.org.

Delivery Method: Group-Live.

CLN Policies
Refunds for CLNs are not provided. Registrants if unable to participate will be provided credit for a future CLN or may opt to be sent a copy of the CLN PODCast following the event. Note PODCasts are not eligible for CPE credit.

For more information regarding refund, complaint and/or CLN cancellation policies, please contact our offices at (937) 222-6707 or info@nsacoop.org.

What does my registration include?
Your registration includes long-distance charges for the audio portion and log-in to the video presentation. All handouts and presentation files are downloadable and may be printed out or saved to the participant's computer once they are logged in to the session meeting room. Sessions include one CPE Certificate of Attendance. Certificates for additional participants are $10.00 each.

Why NSAC Cooperative Learning Networks?

Fast.
No wasted time. Get right to the heart of the matter in a 60-minute session designed to easily fit into your busy schedule.

Convenient.
No airlines. No travel. No time out of the office. Listen and follow along from the comfort and convenience of your desk or conference room.

Easy.
A telephone and computer are all the equipment you need. Just dial in and log-in to the system. That's it.

Ideal for multiple attendees.
Use a speakerphone and projector and invite as many people as you want to participate - at no extra cost to you.

Affordable.
NSAC Cooperative Learning Networks are a fraction of the cost of travel and attendance fees for other high-priced conferences or seminars.

Cooperative Learning Network

Cyber Security
Date: Tuesday, June 02, 2015
Time: 12:00 PM ET / 11:00 AM CT / 10:00 AM MT / 09:00 AM PT [Prevailing Time]
Presenter(s): Mark Eich, Principal, CliftonLarsonAllen
Objective: To describe the cyber security threat landscape, discuss regulatory efforts to address the threat and provide insight on how manufacturers and distributors can effectively address the emerging threat.
Field of Study: Computer Science
Program Level: Basic
CPE Credit: 1 Credit Hour
Delivery Method: Group-Live

No advanced preparation or prerequisites are required for this course.

Course Description
This one hour session onCyber Security is designed for business owners, CEOs, CFOs, controllers, finance managers and other decision makers. The presentation will demonstrate how hackers have learned to profit from they activities. While breaches at large companies like Target and Home Depot dominate the news, cyber security is a significant issue for the small business and coop as well. Virtualy every industry segment is affected; indeed any business that stores personal or business business financial information on the network or conducts online cash management is a potential target. Payment fraud targeting wire transfers, automatic clearing house payments and credit cards is increasing at an alarming rate. Historically, hacking has been a high risk issue only for banks, but attacker are now targeting all businesses in an effort to access bank funds via online payment methods. This CLN will describe the threat landscape, discuss regulatory efforts to address the threat, and provide insight on how manufacturers and distributors can effectively address this emerging threat.

Discussion topics:
• What is cyber crime?
• Payment fraud trends and tactics hackers are using
• How and why hackers are targeting you
• Overview of recent cyber crime litigation issues
• Common information security weaknesses
• Solutions to help minimize risk

Presenter Bio(s)
Mark Eich is Principal in charge of the Information Security Services Group at CliftonLarsonAllen. He has over 27 years experience in auditing and technology consulting. In this position, he has actively led many IT audits and security assessments for clients in a range of industries and with a diversity of operating environments. He leads a team of technology and industry specialists in an efficient approach to provide security analyses that are balanced with business needs. Information security assessments include network penetration services, internal network security assessments, incident response and electronic forensics services, IT audits and SSAE 16 (formerly SAS70), information security policies and procedures assessment/consulting and PCI compliance.

A PODCast of this workshop is now availble. Click here to order/view.

Additional Information

For more information regarding this series or administrative policies such as complaint and refund, please contact the NSAC National offices, 136 S. Keowee St., Dayton, OH 45402, 937-222-6707, email: info@nsacoop.org