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K2’s A Scary Ride Through the Dark Web


Total Credits: 2 including 2 Information Technology - Technical

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ACPEN Industry Institute |  Industry
Faculty:
Thomas G. Stephens Jr., CPA.CITP, CGMA
Course Levels:
Intermediate
Duration:
2 Hours
License:
Access for 30 day(s) after program date.

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Description

You have heard of the Dark Web, but have you experienced it? If not, buckle up for a scary ride through the underbelly of the Internet. Here many illicit and illegal activities occur every day, potentially affecting our personal and organizational security. In this session, you will experience first-hand the Dark Web and all that it entails - both positive and negative. Upon completing this session, you will understand why it is essential to secure your information so that you do not become yet another victim of the Dark Web.

Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives
  • Differentiate the Dark Web from the ordinary Internet and from the “Deep Web”
  • Identify the steps necessary to securely connect to and navigate the Dark Web
  • List examples of useful sites and uses of the Dark Web
  • Provide illustrations of how the Dark Web is used to facilitate potentially illegal activities, including those such as selling hacked data and identity theft

Major Subjects
  • The origin of the Dark Web and the Deep Web and their relationship to the “ordinary” Internet
  • How to connect to and browse the Dark Web
  • Security risks associated with accessing the Dark Web
  • Potentially useful sites and applications on the Dark Web

Course Materials

Faculty

Thomas G. Stephens Jr., CPA.CITP, CGMA's Profile

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Shareholder

K2 Enterprises


Tommy Stephens received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree (Major in Accounting) from Auburn University in 1985. In 1992, he earned a Master of Science degree (Major in Finance) from Georgia State University in Atlanta. Presently, Tommy is a Certified Public Accountant, a Certified Information Technology Professional, and a Chartered Global Management Accountant.

During his professional career, Tommy has gained valuable experience in a variety of positions, including:

  • Working as an auditor and technology consultant for an Atlanta-based public accounting firm;
  • Leading an Internal Audit staff and managing a Cost Accounting team for a Fortune 500 company;
  • Serving as a Chief Financial Officer for an international engineering organization; and
  • Founding and managing his public accounting firm that provides accounting, tax, and consulting services to individuals and a variety of small and emerging businesses.

In 1995, Tommy began authoring and presenting continuing professional education courses to accounting and finance professionals. In 2003, he affiliated with K2 Enterprises, and in 2007, he joined the firm as a partner. To date, he has lectured internationally on subjects such as internal controls for small businesses, technology strategies, computer hardware and software applications, tax strategies and compliance, and financial accounting standards and applications. Over the past twenty-five years, Tommy has presented over 2,700 educational sessions to over 70,000 participants throughout the United States and Canada.

Presently, Tommy resides in Woodstock, Georgia, where he enjoys an active personal life with his wife. His hobbies include snow skiing, fishing, running, and other outdoor activities. Tommy maintains professional memberships with the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants. Additionally, he is a past member of the Institute of Internal Auditors.


Dates

Mon, Aug 02, 2021 - 10:00am to 11:50am EDT
Fri, Aug 20, 2021 - 02:00pm to 03:50pm EDT
Wed, Sep 01, 2021 - 10:00am to 11:50am EDT
Mon, Sep 20, 2021 - 02:00pm to 03:50pm EDT
Fri, Oct 01, 2021 - 10:00am to 11:50am EDT
Wed, Oct 20, 2021 - 02:00pm to 03:50pm EDT
Mon, Nov 01, 2021 - 10:00am to 11:50am EDT
Sat, Nov 20, 2021 - 02:00pm to 03:50pm EST
Wed, Dec 01, 2021 - 10:00am to 11:50am EST
Mon, Dec 20, 2021 - 02:00pm to 03:50pm EST
Mon, Jan 10, 2022 - 10:00am to 11:50am EST
Thu, Jan 27, 2022 - 02:00pm to 03:50pm EST
Mon, Feb 14, 2022 - 10:00am to 11:50am EST
Thu, Feb 24, 2022 - 02:00pm to 03:50pm EST
Mon, Mar 14, 2022 - 10:00am to 11:50am EDT
Thu, Mar 24, 2022 - 02:00pm to 03:50pm EDT
Mon, Apr 11, 2022 - 10:00am to 11:50am EDT
Thu, Apr 28, 2022 - 02:00pm to 03:50pm EDT
Mon, May 09, 2022 - 10:00am to 11:50am EDT
Thu, May 26, 2022 - 02:00pm to 03:50pm EDT
Mon, Jun 13, 2022 - 10:00am to 11:50am EDT
Thu, Jun 23, 2022 - 02:00pm to 03:50pm EDT

Additional Info

Basic Course Information

Original Recording Date 2021
Date Added to Catalog 6/28/2021
Prerequisites

Fundamental knowledge of computer applications 

 


Advanced Preparation None
Designed For Business professionals who desire to learn more about the Dark Web, why it exists, and the positive and negative attributes associated with it
Course Developer K2 Enterprises
Yellow Book No

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