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Combating Cybercrime and How to Protect Your Business

Total Credits: 1 including 1 Information Technology - Technical

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Partner Produced |  Accounting and Auditing
William Bluford
Course Levels:
1 Hour
Product Setting: Expires 30 day(s) after program date.



Most people don’t realize they are not automatically safe from today’s cyber threats and scams.  Your business and clients must have the proper tools and processes in place to safeguard their email, documents, photos and other sensitive and confidential data from ransomware, threats and accidents. 

This Cybersecurity presentation discusses why everyone is at risk from cyber threats, understanding ransomware and phishing scams and how to protect your business and yourself from these threats.  Real-life cases of ransomware and phishing will be presented, providing you with anecdotes and steps to better protect yourself against these ever-growing threats.

Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives
  • Attendees will learn how to prevent and mitigate user risk and understand the role they play in helping to combat information security breaches.

Major Subjects
  • Phishing awareness
  • Password security
  • Privacy issues
  • Compliance
  • Insider threats
  • CEO/wire fraud

Course Materials


William Bluford Related Seminars and Products

William Bluford is Vice President of Huntington Technology, a trusted managed service provider (MSP), and has held various roles with the company since its inception in 2001. He has a proven ability to solve complex technical and business problems by working collaboratively with business and technology staff. William is an expert at managing a complete Information Technology (IT) framework including network, server, and telecom infrastructure. At Huntington Technology, William’s career has been focused on management and technical skills. William is responsible for working directly with Huntington Technology’s clients to ensure their business and operational needs are being adequately supported through both processes and technologies.

William has over two decades of experience working with small to medium sized businesses (SMBs) as a technology expert and has broad industry experience including medical, legal, finance and startup. His involvement in these industries has helped him develop the cybersecurity and compliance procedures that Huntington Technology uses to protect its clients against the latest threats. William is an accomplished speaker and has been asked to present at various business and industry events to discuss the latest trends in technology, cybersecurity, disaster recovery, business continuity and data protection and backup.

William has been involved in Detroit’s technology community for over 20 years and holds a Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems from Oakland University and has several IT certifications.


Thu, Apr 18, 2024 - 01:30pm to 02:28pm EDT

Additional Info

Basic Course Information


Basic awareness of email, web surfing and the internet.

Advanced Preparation

Please take this quick survey regarding cybercrime: MICPA – Combating Cybercrime – Quick Survey

Designed For

Owners, executives and working professionals.

Original Recording Date


Yellow Book


Course Developer


Date Added to Catalog


Additional Information

Complaint Resolution Policy

Please contact Anne Taylor for any complaints., (972-377-8199).

Official Registry Statement

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Instructional Delivery Method

Group Internet Based

Course Registration Requirements

Online Registration

Refund/Cancellation Policy

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