K2's Case Studies in Fraud and Technology Controls - Virtual Experience

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  • Date/Time
    • May 17, 2024
    • Sign In: 7:30am (MT)
    • Program: 8:00am - 3:30pm (MT)
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  • Location
    • Your Computer
      Your Space
      ISCPA / K2 Webinar, ID 00000
  • Credits
    • 8.00
  • Credit Type(s)
    • Auditing (8.00)
  • Prerequisites
    • Fundamental understanding of internal controls

  • Vendor
    • K2 Enterprises
  • Level
    • Intermediate
  • Fields of Study
    • Information Technology
  • Message
    • Virtual Experience


Fraud continues to plague businesses at epidemic levels, and technology control failures are a significant reason fraud occurs. Using a case study approach, in this session, you will learn about the pervasiveness of fraud, the control failures contributing to fraud, and what you can do to mitigate fraud risk.

A specific focus of this course is applying information technology general controls and information technology application controls. In this course, you will examine numerous reported fraud cases and identify the general and application control failures that contributed to each fraud. By learning through these real-world case studies, you will be positioned better to reduce fraud risk.

Designed For

  • CPAs and other accounting auditing, and business professionals who are seeking to reduce fraud risk


  • The fraud epidemic continues, creating billions in losses every year. Participate in this session to learn how most frauds occur and what controls you can and should implement to reduce fraud risks. 
  • Define information technology general controls and information technology application controls and distinguish between the two
  • List examples of critical information technology controls
  • Recognize control failures and weaknesses that can lead to fraud
  • List recommendations for improving internal controls in an organization


  • Key fraud risks impacting businesses today
  • Examples of fraud and the monetary impact on victims
  • How to create, implement, and assess technology-based internal controls to reduce the probability of becoming a fraud victim

Advanced Prep

  • None

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Registration is closed. Please contact ISCPA at 208-344-6261 or email cpe@idcpa.org if you have any questions.


Brian Tankersley

Brian Tankersley is a consultant who advises US firms and companies on accounting technology issues. Mr. Tankersley is a frequent speaker at continuing education courses for K2 Enterprises, and publishes a nationally recognized blog on accounting and technology (www.cpatechblog.com). He has also served as the technology editor for a major accounting industry publication. Mr. Tankersley has over 25 years of professional experience, including accounting, auditing, technology, and education, and has been with K2 Enterprises since 2005.

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