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Join us for the IIA - Spring Fraud Conference!

Date: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Time:  Registration and breakfast begin at 8am 
with the first session beginning at 8:30am
LocationColumbia Tower Club - Seattle
CPE Credit: 8 hours
Program OverviewThe 6th Annual Spring Fraud Conference promises you outstanding content and invaluable tools to bring back to your audit department. Learn from the innovative work of your peers and the perspectives of national leaders on the latest trends and techniques for identifying and combating fraud.

Current Topics and Speakers:

Psychology of Fraud - Toby Groves
This presentation will delve into the causes of fraud and the complex issues surrounding individual and group behavior that provides a framework for understanding. Together, we will examine the latest research into the psychology that surrounds fraud, including the details of how it begins, why it continues, and why so many well meaning people cooperate.

Other discussion points:
  • ​Judgment and critical thinking skills
  • Professional skepticism
  • Subconscious influences on structured activities
  • Logical and rational thinking skills
  • Behavioral accounting - experience vs. judgment
Prevention of Data Breach in the Retail Industry - Jeff Sanchez (Protiviti)

Data attacks at major retailers are becoming a common occurrence. Cyber-attacks are more sophisticated and malware developers continue to find new ways to steal data. In response, retailers need to revisit their assumptions and update their arsenal to effectively detect and disrupt cyber-attacks.

Other discussion points:

  • The current security issues facing retailers
  • The newest breach methods
  • How to tell if you have already been breached
  • Effective practices for keeping your system and data secure
Conference Sponsored By:
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Additional Information
If you are interested in being a conference sponsor, please contact Lindsay Raymond at​

IIA Members: $145 
Non-IIA Members: $175
Register today! ​​

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