Don’t Let Your Vendor Make You a Headline

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1.0 Credits

In this digital age, outsourcing and partnering with specialty vendors can offer organizations a vast array of options for products and services around the globe and around the clock. But is your vendor exposing you to security risks? This session will highlight the need for appropriate vetting of vendors and the key areas your organization should review. Topics will include the importance of security with cloud vendors, remote access risks, evaluating security reports (e.g., SOC reports), disaster recovery considerations, and more.


  • Explain the importance of vendor reviews and cloud vendor security
  • Identify remote access risks
  • Evaluate security reports
  • Assess disaster recovery considerations

Major Topics

  • Vendor due diligence
  • Risk management
  • Outsourcing
  • Cloud vendors

Designed For

CPAs and accounting professionals in all areas of practice


Attendees should have some knowledge of the unrelated business arena.  Suggested: a review of IRS Publication 598.

Advanced Preparation

Suggested: a review of IRS Publication 598.

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