December 21, 2023

Coffee Talk: Four Pillars of Security: What can you do to protect your Accounting Firm

With CPA cybersecurity being more important than ever, it is vital that your firm understands the Four Pillars of Security and maintains a high-level security posture. Today's episode dives into these pillars and how to best use them to avoid falling victim to a cyber attack.

In this episode of Coffee Talk, Cetrom's Christopher Stark hosts Cameron Buriani of CrowdStrike to discuss what CPA Firms need to know about Four Pillars of Security: What Can You Do to Protect Your Accounting Firm?


In this video, Cameron tackles the following hot questions affecting CPA Firms today:

  • Why is patch management so critical, even during tax season (security updates, vulnerabilities, etc.)
  • What is the 'least privilege model', and how does it minimize risk? (No local admins, restricted access, etc.)
  • What is next-gen anti-virus, and how does it detect and combat threats? Why should firms invest?
  • Why should firms enroll in cybersecurity training/continued awareness, including what to look for?

Subscribe to Cetrom's Coffee Talk services for the latest tips and best practices from the experts.

Learn more about Cetrom: https://www.cetrom.net/
Check out CrowdStrike: https://www.crowdstrike.com/ 



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