Data security has become a top priority for individuals and businesses alike. As accountants and bookkeepers handle sensitive financial information, it is imperative that they adhere to regulatory requirements to protect their clients’ data. One such regulation that accountants need to be well-versed in is the FTC Safeguards Rule.
To shed light on this crucial topic, we are excited to announce an upcoming webinar featuring Sam Schuemacher and Mandy Sullivan, two go-to experts on the emerging regulatory changes. Join them as they delve into the intricacies of the FTC Safeguards Rule and provide essential guidance on compliance for accountants and bookkeepers.
The FTC Safeguards Rule, implemented by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), is designed to safeguard consumers’ personal information held by financial institutions. While the rule primarily focuses on banks and other financial institutions, it also applies to professionals like accountants who handle sensitive client data.
During the webinar, Sam and Mandy will break down the eight requirements outlined by the FTC Safeguards Rule. These requirements serve as a roadmap for accountants and bookkeepers to establish and maintain a comprehensive data security program. Some of the key areas they will cover include:
By participating in this webinar, accountants and bookkeepers will gain a comprehensive understanding of the FTC Safeguards Rule and its implications for their professional practice. The knowledge and guidance provided by Sam and Mandy will empower attendees to implement robust data security measures, ultimately protecting their clients’ confidential information and maintaining trust in their services.
Don’t miss out on this invaluable opportunity to enhance your understanding of the FTC Safeguards Rule and ensure compliance as an accountant or bookkeeper. Join us on August 30th at 1 PM CST for an engaging and informative session with Sam and Mandy.
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