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This webcast focuses on demystifying the blockchain technology by helping you understand the foundational constructs, benefits and opportunities of blockchain technology. You will be prepared to weigh the risks and challenges as you consider implementing this technology within your organization or your clients’ organization.

This webcast is part of the three-part Blockchain Fundamentals for Accounting and Finance Professionals Certificate webcast program. You must purchase the bundle to earn the certificate. Learn more about the certificate and purchase the bundle here.

Learning Objectives

When you complete this webcast, you will be able to:

  • Identify the fundamentals of money/currency and its evolution from pre-cryptocurrency to digital/crypto-assets.
  • Distinguish between blockchains and cryptocurrency and ownership.
  • Identify the core components of blockchain technology.
  • Distinguish between proof of work, proof of stake, and mining.
  • Identify the custody, responsibility, and control continuum.
  • Recall the importance of cryptocurrency security for accountants and auditors.
  • Identify the security attributes of the various wallet types.
  • Recognize the distinction between physical security and digital security.
  • Recall the benefits and features of multi-sig wallets.
  • Identify the ways two-factor authentication (2FA) and password managers are used for cryptocurrency security.

Topics Discussed

  • Evolution of cryptocurrency
  • Core components of blockchain technology
  • Proof of work, proof of stake and mining
  • Custody, responsibility and control continuum
  • Cryptocurrency security
  • Security attributes for various wallets
  • Contrasting physical and digital security
  • Authentication and password managers from cryptocurrency security

Who Will Benefit

  • Non-IT finance professionals, CFOs, controllers, management accountants, public accountants, partners, staff, managers and internal auditors

Important Information on Your CPE Credit

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5 - 9

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10 - 20

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21 +

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Included in:Blockchain Fundamentals for Accounting and Finance Professionals Certificate

This certificate will expose you to the concepts related to real-world literacy on blockchain and crypto assets technology, structure and functionality, the knowledge needed to anticipate potential benefits and risks, and how to translate into relevant business application and value. Learn more...


Speaker Bio

Amy Vetter, CPA, CITP, CGMA

Amy Vetter, CPA, CITP, CGMA is the CEO of The B3 Method Institute and authored the book Integrative Advisory Services: Expanding Your Accounting Services Beyond the Cloud, published by Wiley. She is a transformative keynote speaker on the mindful use of technology and business transformation. Amy has been named one of the “Most Powerful Women in Accounting” by the AICPA and CPA Practice Advisor and has been recognized as a Top 100 Most Influential Person by Accounting Today multiple times. Amy shares her accounting and business insights as a regular contributor to AICPA’s Journal of Accountancy, Accounting Today, CPA Practice Advisor as well as Inc.com and Entrepreneur.com. Learn more at www.amyvetter.com.

Kirk Phillips, CPA, CMA, CFE, CPB

Kirk is author of The Ultimate Bitcoin Business Guide For Entrepreneurs and Business Advisors and was the first CPA to accept bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. He's a contributor to Bitcoin Magazine. As a speaker and continuing education crypto lecturer for CPAs and attorneys, he's a recognized thought leader on crypto security, strategy, accounting and taxation. Kirk is a cryptocurrency, blockchain and ICO advisor, investor and evangelist who weaves risk management into business processes. He is Digital Currency Council Certified, a Certified Bitcoin Professional and holds a certificate for the Introduction to Digital Currencies Course by the University of Nicosia.

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