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2021-11-02 WAATP Signature Monthly Meeting - Tips for Cybersecurity Webinar
Tuesday, November 02, 2021, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM PDT
Category: Events

WAATP Signature Monthly Meeting - Tips for Cybersecurity Webinar

Presented by Washington Association of Accounting and Tax Professionals 

Tuesday, November 2nd, 2021 Webinar


Event schedule: 

  • Beginning of Webinar: 11:00 am
  • Tips for Cybersecurity Webinar : 11:05 am - 12:00 pm
  • Round Table Discussion 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm



Speaker: Brad Stutz, AMS Technology

Speaker Bios: 

Brad Stutz has been providing IT support for over 30 years.  Starting with providing construction companies with accounting software, Brad has built a business that now supports over 1,500 Computers and 80 Servers.  Brad has lived in the Puyallup area for over 40 years and has raised 6 children and has 3 grandchildren.  He has a love for the outdoors and has climbed many of the peaks in the area and enjoys spending time on the lake, backpacking and exploring new areas.  His passion is helping people and solving problems.


CPE Credits: 1 credit depending on your credentials  



This powerful one hour presentation will cover the IRS recommended/mandated requirements for tax professionals for protecting taxpayer/client information and to ensure data and system protections are in place.  The offices of tax professionals are top targets for hacking and all tax professionals must know how to comply with the IRS requirements. A Guide to Protecting Your Business and Solving the Mystery of Compliance


Learning Objectives:

  1. Learn about the risks to your business and the new ways hackers are exploiting small business
  2. What is Ransomware and why they are targeting Tax Prepares and CPA Firms
  3. Review Best Practices to keep your Business safe
  4. How to get your business compliant with Publication 4557
  5. Why a “Written Data Security Plan” is important and how to write one 
  6. Learn how to get and keep your business compliant with the latest IRS regulations
  7. Learn ways to make your data more accessible without compromising safety
  8. Get a Free Publication 4557 Assessment worksheet that you can grade your business with


Want to chat with a like minded community of professionals?  Please join us for a round table of discussions  to bounce your remaining tax season questions off your peers. Share, learn, socialize and ask questions!

If you would like to ask Brad questions ahead of time please send them to [email protected]


Registration fee: 

WAATP members, $0 

Non-members, $15 

Join WAATP today to receive a discount. 




Fees and Schedule - This WAATP Internet-Live webcast will begin and end promptly at stated time. 

 Cancellation and Refund Policy: Registration fees will be refunded in full for up to 3 days in advance of the seminar. Registrations may be transferred 1-3 days prior to the seminar date. NO REFUNDS/TRANSFERS WILL BE ISSUED AFTER THE SEMINAR MATERIALS AND WEBINAR LINK HAS BEEN SENT AND THE SEMINAR BEGINS. NO EXCEPTIONS

Contact: [email protected] or 509-993-2307