Professional Ethics: What CPAs need to know today about evolving privacy risks (2.0hrs)

What CPAS need to know today about evolving privacy and ethical risks (2 hrs Verifiable Ethics CPE/CPD )

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Learning objectives:

This on-demand course will introduce key privacy considerations, including ethical responsibilities for practitioners to effectively manage the day-to-day privacy risks they face including:

  • A review of a CPA’s ethical responsibilities with respect to client data
  • Data breach mitigation techniques
  • Improving client and employee confidence
  • Increased understanding of the emerging trends and requirements in the privacy space
We will define private information and confidential information and illustrate through case studies, the differences and obligations associated with each.
This engaging on-demand course will provide effective strategies to mitigate data breach risks and improve processes to maintain privacy compliance.

The learning objectives of this course include:

  1. Understanding why CPAs and CPA firms should be interested in learning more about privacy
  2. Defining privacy
  3. Understanding the difference between privacy and confidentiality
  4. Defining personal information
  5. Identifying what CPAs take for granted in collecting personal information
  6. Identifying safeguards to protecting personal information
  7. Defining data breaches
  8. Identifying privacy best practices

2.0 hrs of verifiable Ethics CPD (Certificate will be provided upon course completion)

Additional information

  1. Program pre-requisites: There are no prerequisites for this course
  2. Advance preparation: None
  3. Delivery method: E-learning
  4. CPD/CPE credits: Participants will earn 2.0 professional development credits (hours)
  5. Verifiable Ethics course: 2.0hrs.

Your Instructor

Garth Sheriff and Jenelle Ambrose
Garth Sheriff and Jenelle Ambrose

Garth Sheriff

Garth Sheriff, CPA, CA, CIA is the founder of Sheriff Consulting which specializes in the delivery of professional and leadership skills webinars and online courses. The mission of Sheriff Consulting is to create a learning environment that is both engaging and impactful to your professional development. Garth has also received training and worked as a professional actor. He is a member of the Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists and a graduate in improv from The Second City.

Jenelle Ambrose

Jenelle Ambrose is a legal and compliance leader with expertise in anticipating, understanding and managing risk. She has had progressive experience in private practice and in-house in such diverse areas as: privacy, regulatory compliance, risk management, and policy matters. In particular, she has been responsible for managing the privacy compliance functions for the organizations she’s worked with. She obtained her J.D. from Dalhousie Schulich School of Law and was called to the Ontario Bar in 2012 and admitted to the New York bar in 2015. Before joining Grant Thornton LLP, Jenelle practiced for five years in the financial services and risk management groups at a Bay Street law firm.

Frequently Asked Questions

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