Increased Cyber-Security and Fraud Risks Due to COVID-19
Description: With the COVID-19 crisis, many organizations were forced to rapidly shift to a remote workforce. These rapid changes altered business processes and network infrastructure demands increasing the risk of fraud and security breaches. Join Sikich experts Jim Sullivan and Jeremy Mares on June 11th at 11:30am to discuss the many risks posed to your organization’s business processes and information security posture.
• The increased opportunities for fraudsters in the evolving workforce dynamic
• Key areas of security concern with a remote workforce.
• Fraud and cyber security risks with employees using home networks.
• The risks of letting employees use their own devices from home.
• Adapting and monitoring internal controls to reduce fraud risk.
• How do you make sure any outsourced technology functions are secure.
Jeremy Mares is a Manager with the Sikich Cybersecurity practice. He has over 20 years of business-to-business sale and marketing experience. Jeremy’s primary focus is in developing new client relationships to assist those clients in understanding their security and compliance goals and needs in order develop creative, targeted solutions to help them achieve them. Jeremy works across each for the Cybersecurity practice’s service lines, including forensics and incident response, penetration testing and security and compliance assessments to provide a full range of solutions to Sikich clients.
James M. Sullivan, JD, CFE, CIG, is a managing director in Sikich’s forensic and valuation services area. In this role, Jim conducts investigations of alleged fraud, evaluates systems and procedures for control weaknesses, and recommends appropriate controls to prevent fraud.