Mobile Edition

Introduction to Blockchain (AIIB03)

Date:Tuesday, September 24, 2019
Time:11:00AM - 4:00 PM
(Registration at 10:30AM)
Facility:Webcast or Webinar, Online
CPE Credit:5.0 Technical Business
Instructor: Amy E. Vetter, CPA.CITP
Course Level:Basic
Early Bird Price:$199.00 FICPA Members, $249.00 Non-Members


This webcast focuses on demystifying the blockchain technology by helping you understand the foundational constructs, benefits and opportunities of blockchain technology. You will be prepared to weigh the risks and challenges as you consider implementing this technology within your organization or your clients' organization.


When you complete this webcast, you will be able to:

 Identify the fundamentals of money/currency and its evolution from pre-cryptocurrency to digital/crypto-assets.

 Distinguish between blockchains and cryptocurrency and ownership.

 Identify the core components of blockchain technology.

 Distinguish between proof of work, proof of stake, and mining.

 Identify the custody, responsibility, and control continuum.

 Recall the importance of cryptocurrency security for accountants and auditors.

 Identify the security attributes of the various wallet types.

 Recognize the distinction between physical security and digital security.

 Recall the benefits and features of multi-sig wallets.

 Identify the ways two-factor authentication (2FA) and password managers are used for cryptocurrency security.

Major Topics:

Topics Discussed

 Evolution of cryptocurrency

 Core components of blockchain technology

 Proof of work, proof of stake and mining

 Custody, responsibility and control continuum

 Cryptocurrency security

 Security attributes for various wallets

 Contrasting physical and digital security

 Authentication and password managers from cryptocurrency security

Who Should Attend:
Non-IT finance professionals, CFOs, controllers, management accountants, public accountants, partners, staff, managers and internal auditors


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