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Data Protection CPE Training Course



Course Title: Data Protection
Course Version: 2.0
Video Lessons: 20
Subject: Taxation
Online  (Single Course): $50 |   
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CPE Credits: CPAs (2) Verify | Enrolled Agents and OTRPs (2)

Course Description

This course will examine methods that tax practitioners can take in order to protect sensitive taxpayer data. We will explore the IRS Security Summit, IRS Publication 4557, and IRS Publication 5199. Ultimately, the goal of this course is to educate practitioners about how they can assist in the fight against tax-related identity theft.

Watch, listen and learn as your expert instructor guides you through each lesson step-by-step. During this media-rich learning experience, you will see and hear each lesson just as if your instructor were there with you. Reinforce your learning with the text of our course transcript.

We have incorporated years of classroom training experience and teaching techniques to develop an easy-to-use course that you can customize to meet your personal learning needs. Simply launch the easy-to-use interface, click to start a video lesson or open the transcript and you are on your way to mastering data protection.


Course Syllabus & Sample Lessons

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CHAPTER 1- Taxpayer Data and Identity Theft
Lesson 1.1- Chapter One Learning Objectives and Key Terms
Lesson 1.2- Taxpayer Identity Theft: What are the Risks?
Lesson 1.3- Warning Signs of Client Identity Theft  free
Lesson 1.4- FTC Recommendations after a Security Breach
Lesson 1.5- About IRS Victim Assistance
Lesson 1.6- About IRS Publication 4557
Lesson 1.7- Security Checklists 1-3 from IRS Publication 4557
Lesson 1.8- Security Checklists 4-7 from IRS Publication 4557
CHAPTER 2- Preventative Measures Against Data Theft
Lesson 2.1- Chapter Two Learning Objectives and Key Terms
Lesson 2.2- The IRS Security Summit
Lesson 2.3- Protecting Online Computers and Devices
Lesson 2.4- Avoiding Phishing Scams and Malware
Lesson 2.5- Healthy Security Review Habits
Lesson 2.6- Protecting Passwords
Lesson 2.7- Protecting Networks
Lesson 2.8- Protecting Tax Records
Lesson 2.9- Computer Security Scans
Lesson 2.10- Protecting Your PTIN
Lesson 2.11- Further Reading and Conclusion

Data Protection CPE Training Course Overview

Course includes all video lessons and the instructor’s course transcript, a practice exam with evaluative feedback (find out why your answers are right or wrong), your final exam submission, and a course certificate of completion. The Data Protection CPE training course qualifies for continuing education credit for CPAs (Certified Public Accountants) in certain states, Enrolled Agents (EAs) and Other Tax Return Preparers (OTRPs) nation-wide.

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TeachUcomp, Inc. is an Approved Continuing Education Provider for Enrolled Agents (EAs) and Other Tax Return Preparers (OTRPs) nation-wide. We have entered into an agreement with the Office of Professional Responsibility, Internal Revenue Service, to meet the requirements of 31 Code of Federal Regulations, section 10.6 (g), covering maintenance of attendance records, retention of program outlines, qualifications of instructors, and length of class hours. This agreement does not constitute an endorsement by the Office of Professional Responsibility as to the quality of the program or its contribution to the professional competence of the enrolled individual.