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Blockchain: Using and Securing Cryptocurrencies Logo aicpa

  Free |   AICPA |   01 Oct 2018 |   Computer Science |   AICPA Store
Who Will Benefit
  • CPAs
  • Public accounting leaders, managers and staff
  • CFOs
  • Controllers
  • Finance leaders
  • Management accountants
  • Non-IT finance professionals
Key Topics
  • Security of cryptocurrency
  • Security attributes of wallets
  • Differences between physical and digital security
  • Multisig wallets
  • Authentication and password managers
Learning Objectives
  • Articulate the importance of cryptocurrency security for accountants and auditors and identify the security attributes of the various wallet types.
  • Distinguish between physical security and digital security.
  • Summarize the benefits and features of multisignature wallets and identify the ways two-factor authentication (2FA) and password managers are used for cryptocurrency security.

Continue your move into the future by deepening your understanding of wallets — the fundamental security concept for cryptocurrencies and the aspect of this new technology that is most important for accounting and finance professionals. Dive into the relationship that exists between physical and digital security. Increase your adeptness with password managers, the web-based tools for storing and encrypting data.

This self-study online course is part of the Blockchain Fundamentals for Accounting and Finance Professionals Certificate program. You must purchase the bundle to earn the certificate. To learn more about the certificate and purchase the bundle, click here.

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Topics covered:
  • Management accounting: Technical: Risk management & internal control: Cybersecurity, Foundational
  • Management accounting: Technical: Accounting information systems: Accounting information systems and digital technologies, Foundational