Accountants One provides a wealth of resources that allow both hiring managers and job seekers to hone their technical and leadership skills. We also have been known to throw a darn good party. Stay up to date with the Accountants One event calendar and sign up for future events
SAVE THE DATES
Please mark your calendars for these upcoming events.
August 15 LOL Happy Hour
September 12 Technical A&A CPE
October 17 Special Edition Hop Stop Happy Hour
November 14 The Search for the South’s Funniest Accountant
The “Data Defense- First Line Detection is Bottom- Line Protection” CPE hosted by Accountants One and Proliant was a great success. We hope you gained valuable key takeaways and enjoyed hearing from Atlanta experts. Accountants One provides a wealth of resources that allow both hiring managers and job seekers to hone their technical and leadership skills.
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Data Defense-First-Line Detection is Bottom-Line Protection
Thursday, September 13th, 2018
7:30 – 10:00 AM
Roam Dunwoody – next to LA Fitness
1155 Mount Vernon Hwy NE, Suite 800, Atlanta, GA 30338
Today, you must do more than change a password to safeguard your data. Data breaches are all too common and can be much more severe impacting everything from your networks to your end users and ultimately your bottom line. Stay ahead of the curve in securing your data at this educating CPE surrounding issues of data privacy. Atlanta experts will discuss data privacy at a high level including data breach prevention, new laws, client data, as well as compliance.
Asim Fareeduddin is Vice President, IT Security & Regulatory Controls Assurance for RELX. Asim has 17 years of experience in privacy, information security and audit. Asim’s experience includes building and executing audit programs, managing regulatory and injunctive relief compliance, HIPAA/HITECH, EU Data Privacy laws, SSAE-16, SOX audits, application and network security reviews, privacy and regulatory compliance with data privacy laws, and online privacy protection. Asim also has extensive experience in co-sourcing with external auditors as a value-added partner. Prior to RELX, Asim worked in “Big Four” IT audit/security. Asim earned his B.S. and Masters Degrees in Accounting with a Concentration in Information Systems from the University of Florida. He also holds the following professional certifications: Certified Information Privacy Professional, Certified Public Accountant, Certified Information Systems Auditor and Certified Information Security Manager. He is affiliated with FS-ISAC, IAPP, IIA, ISACA and speaks Hindi, Spanish, and Urdu.
Gus Turcios, Director of IT at Proliant, Inc.
Carolyn Holcomb, Cybersecurity & Privacy Partner at PwC
Bess Hinson, Senior Associate & Chair, Cybersecurity & Privacy Practice at Morris, Manning, & Martin, LLP
Jon Powell, Director, Risk Advisory and Compliance Services at Moore Colson CPAs and Advisors
Anna Orr, Recruiter at Accountants One
7:30 – 8:00 AM
Networking and Registration
8:00 – 9:00 AM
Keynote Presentation – Asim Fareeduddin on “Data Defense-First-Line Detection is Bottom-Line Protection”
9:00 – 10:00 AM
Panel Q&A – Engage with Atlanta experts in cybersecurity and have your specific questions asked. We encourage you submit questions and topics that you’d like covered in advance. If time remains, we will open the floor to questions from the audience.
Take advantage of this opportunity to ear 2 FREE HOURS of CPE. Due to limited seating and a strong response, please register as soon as possible!
This CPE course meets the CISA/CISM, CPA, CIPP, and education time for HRCI.
We host happy hours on the second Tuesday of the month — unless a holiday, severe weather, or a zombie apocalypse strikes Atlanta.
We will always keep you in the loop regarding the location though usually at bars and breweries, we have been known to change it up a few times.
Timing is everything. That’s why we keep it consistent: 6 – 8 PM (come late or come early)!
Many people ask if this happy hour is a recruiting event and we have an answer for you. No! This is not a sales or recruiting event in any fashion. Accountants One simply hosts happy hours so that you, the Accounting and Finance professional, can gain valuable networking experience and meet some great individuals. Expanding your network and building relationships is what it’s all about.
For the August meet-up, we will be taking the A1 Happy Hour O.T.P., Roswell to be exact. Come hangout with your CPA, Tax, Audit, and Accountants One friends at one of Roswell’s best-kept secret breweries. Variant Brewing Company is a quaint warehouse inspired brewery just walking distance from Roswell’s busy Canton Street district.
Please come enjoy a complimentary tasting on us. Variant’s brewmaster, Matt Curling, says it best, “The best way to get to know someone is to have a beer with them. We want to share in your experience – come have a beer with us.” Those are our sentiments exactly.
Please RSVP if you plan to attend. Friends and colleagues are always welcome!
Lori Kaczynski is VP, Internal Audit and Chief Audit Executive for Graphic Packaging International. She is responsible for the Internal Audit function and ensuring internal controls have been designed, implemented and are being executed effectively. She also guides and supports the company in managing risk and develops control enhancements to improve performance.
Lori is committed to developing and accelerating the advancement of women in business previously serving as Chair of a Women’s Resource Group, currently as a member of the Atlanta’s Women’s Employee Resource Group, and volunteering her time to initiate mentoring programs and serve as a mentor.
Lori has many years of experience in a variety of industries and roles in the areas of external auditing, internal auditing, leadership, controlling, transaction and technical accounting, financial reporting, analysis, compliance and ethics, enterprise wide risk management, and cash management. She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration with a major in Accounting from Kennesaw State University (KSU) and currently serves as Vice-Chair of the KSU Accounting Department Academic Advisory Council, as a member of the Internal Audit Center Advisory Board, and on the Board of the KSU Athletics Association Board.
She is the CFO/Treasurer and former Vice President of Membership for the Institute of Internal Auditors Atlanta Chapter. The Chapter hosts 38 events each year to further the professional practice of internal auditing. She is a board member and serves on the Finance Committee for Sheltering Arms, Georgia’s largest nonprofit early education and child care organization focused on high‐quality early education, child care and comprehensive family support services to more than 3,600 children and their families annually at 16 metropolitan Atlanta locations. She is Treasurer and board member for the Smith-Gilbert Gardens Foundation funding the Gardens mission of conservation and education. She also sits on the Advisory Board for Rausch Advisory Services, a professional services firm.
Lori serves her professional community as a speaker and panelist at numerous events including the following examples: Global IIA Conferences, Atlanta Chapter IIA Conferences, EY Quarterly Chief Audit Executive Roundtable, KSU MAcc Keynote Speaker, ACFE Global Fraud Conference, National Association of Environmental Management, Compliance Officer Roundtables, American Society for Quality, Audit TV, and KSU classrooms. She also authored or was interviewed for articles in the Atlanta Business Chronicle Internal Audit insert.
She was born in Northern Canada and spent her early years focused on Speed Skating successfully winning 6 Canadian National Championships and one North American Championship.
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