How trends in cybersecurity will impact accountants

The changing scale and nature of cybercrime means every business is now a potential target – not least of which IFA member firms.

With remote-work challenges putting further strain on firms, decision-makers are realising that their traditional protections won’t hold up against a significant cyberattack. In this webinar we’ll go through the changing nature of cybercrime, cybersecurity risks for accounting firms and how you can manage recent trends.


Wed, June 23, 2021 08:30 AM - 09:30 AM GMT


About the speaker
Ed Blackman has 25 years’ experience in the development of accounting compliance and administration software. Starting his career at accountant and business adviser firm PKF in 1995, Ed eventually joined APS in 2008 after the acquisition of the Desktop Super SMSF administration platform that he architected. In 2016, Ed was appointed as Chief Technology Officer of Reckon Limited. Throughout his career, Ed has performed a wide variety of roles including Support Analyst, Programmer, Architect, Product Manager, and Development Manager. Ed's key skills include business strategy, technology alignment, information technology security, strategic planning and execution, program management, government compliance and client/vendor relationship management.


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