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September Luncheon: Social Engineering - How Fraudsters are Getting to Your Organization

  • September 11, 2018
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • HESS Club 5430 Westheimer Rd, Houston TX 77056


  • Members Seat - Only current active members of the Houston Chapter may register a members seat.
  • Registration for non-members.
  • You must be a student chapter member to register at this rate.
  • Same Day Walk-In Pricing Open to All.

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Presentation: Social Engineering - How Fraudsters are Getting to Your Organization

Speaker: David Kirtland, CFE, CIA, CRMA, Manager, AXIA Partners

David Kirtland, CIA, CRMA, CFE, is a manager in the compliance consulting practice for AXIA Partners, a Houston-area consulting firm that specializes in helping mid-market, private and public companies with their financial and IT needs. His areas of expertise include accounting systems and internal controls, fraud education, fraud prevention, project management, performance improvement, and process efficiency identification. David holds certifications from the Institute of Internal Auditors as a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) and Certified in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA), and he is a Certified Fraud Examiner. 

David graduated from the University of Houston with  BBA in Accounting and Marketing and an MS in Accountancy and is currently the Vice President of the Houston Chapter of Certified Fraud Examiners.

Presentation Description:

In today’s business environment, companies are under constant attack from individuals trying to gain access to a resources. They attempt to exploit their target organizations through many different techniques that are seemingly innocuous but can have very serious consequences. This course is designed to inform organizations of the various schemes potential fraudsters use to gain access to organizations and helps attendees connect the dots between “harmless” information and fraudsters taking advantage of them.

CPE Credits: 1.0 CPE Hours


11:30AM  Registration & Lunch Begins 
11:50AM Chapter Announcements 
12:00PM Speaker Presentation 
1:00PM  Closing & Dismissal 

Learning Objectives:

  • To understand what types of information can be used to take advantage of an organization
  • To understand what tools are available for fraudsters to gain access to information
  • To learn how to better protect yourself and your organization from social engineering

Event Policies:

If you have registered and/or paid for an event and you need to cancel, you MUST email events@houstonacfe.org no later than 5 days prior to the event to request a refund and/or cancel your registration.      

For more information regarding refund, complaint and/or program cancellation policies, please visit the Terms & Conditions section of the website, or email us at events@houstonacfe.org.    

Additional Information:

Delivery Method: Group-Live
Prerequisites: Working Knowledge of Fraud and Fraud Schemes
Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge and Applications [Fraud]
Who Should Attend?:  Anti-fraud professionals, Auditors, Accountants, Attorneys, Investigators, Law Enforcement, Educators, Students
Advanced Preparation: None
Program Level: Intermediate

NASBA Sponsor No. 125230

The Houston Area Chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have the final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.learningmarket.org.

Houston Area ACFE Chapter
PO Box 22853
Houston, Texas 77227-2853

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