Course Summary

Duration1 hour

PresenterRichard Jackson

Course Overview

“The solution to cybercrime in Accountancy does not rely on computer science, it will be solved by applying human science. People, your employees, are the key – and through education, awareness and knowledge you can dramatically reduce your cyber security risk.”

This online CPD Course will cover the following topics:

  • Human Science & Cyber Crime
  • The Human Firewall
  • Social Engineering Triggers
  • Trust is Vulnerability
  • Heuristic vs Critical Thinking
  • How your Employees can keep your practice Secure

CPD Course Facilitators

Richard Jackson – Pulse Cyber Security

Richard is the Head of Operations at Pulse Cyber Security & is their Senior Info-Sec Consultant. With a wealth of experience working with accountancy practices of all sizes & demographics, Richard is ideally placed to support the accountancy sector with cyber security compliance.

Along with being a Certified EU GDPR Practitioner, Richard also holds the CISMP cyber security qualification. This ensures a strong balance of knowledge across both GDPR & information security.


Des O’Neill – Co-Founder and Managing Director, OmniPro

Having worked for a number of years in practice, Des O’Neill co-founded OmniPro to develop tools, techniques, products and services, empowering accountants to achieve their best. Over 15 years, he has grown the company to a multi-million-euro turnover business and established OmniPro as Ireland’s largest independent provider of CPD for accountants.

Des speaks regularly, at national and international fora, on practice development, auditing, accounting, company law and regulation. He is passionate about bringing innovation to the profession and empowering accountants to achieve what they want in their careers and practice.