All items tagged with: cybersecurity

Cyber-Attacks Increase 80%: Dr. Michael Geist Addresses the Risks at DAC

Posted: July 17, 2018 By : Knowledge Bureau Staff Writers
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , Financial Literacy, knowledge bureau, Evelyn Jacks, distinguished advisor conference, financial education, privacy, Real Wealth Manager, cybersecurity, Finance Department, Trump, artifical intelligence, cyber breaches, data security, Michael Geist, privacy laws, Zuckerberg, Kremlin, election hacking, Deloitte, conferences, Putin

Cyber-security has been the subject of daily political news on the world stage, but it hits close to home, too. In 2017, the Federal Conduct Authority (FCA) in the U.K. reported that cyber-attacks in the financial sector increased by 80 percent. Managing this critical risk is the subject of a riveting keynote at this fall’s Distinguished Advisor Conference (DAC) in Quebec City by esteemed columnist and Internet and E-Commerce Law Research Chair, Dr. Michael Geist.

New Phishing Scam Targets Tax Preparers

Posted: August 18, 2017 VIA: Knowledge Bureau
Posted in: Breaking News, CRA News, Strategic Thinking , tax preparation, Personal Tax, phishing, fraud, cybersecurity, tax software, tax preparer, Introduction to Personal Tax Preparation

Tax pros beware — fraudsters have developed a sophisticated new email scam designed to steal your tax software usernames and passwords.