Event Detail

Fraud Risks Especially in the Cybersecurity Arena

Dates: You will receive credit for the sessions you attend

Session 1: Monday, August 7 from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Session 2: Wednesday, August 16 from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Session 3: Wednesday, August 23 from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Session 4: Wednesday, August 30 from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm


CPE Credit: CPE Units: Eight (8) Available. You will receive credit for the sessions that you attend.


Cost: $100 Members / $150 Nonmembers


We will discuss Fraud Risks in general, risk assessment and delve into the current cybersecurity risks [e.g. ransomware, man-in-the-middle attacks, spear phishing] and what procedures and protocols need to be in place to raise awareness. We will specifically discuss the social engineering aspect of cybersecurity which is used to gain easy access to your systems because it uses your own employees!


Speaker: Mr. Steve Blake, CPA, CFE, CICA
Steve Blake came to South Carolina in May, 1983. He is an honor graduate of Southern College with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting. He is a member of the Special Review Committee of the Government Finance Officers Association, for which he reviews comprehensive annual financial reports for the Certificate of Achievement Program. Steve has extensive experience with audits of State and local governmental entities, agencies of State and local government, non-profit entities, colleges and universities, federal and state grant programs. Steve is also a member of the Government Finance Officers Association of South Carolina and the South Carolina Association of CPA’s. Steve works with governmental and non-profit clients in providing attestation and training services. Besides being a CPA Steve holds the following additional certifications: Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified Internal Control Auditor and Chartered Global Management Accountant.