Internal Threats: Detecting and Preventing Cybercrime, Theft and Abuse
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Internal Threats: Detecting and Preventing Cybercrime, Theft and Abuse

Total Credits: 2 including 2 Behavioral Ethics

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ACPEN Industry Institute |  Ethics |  Industry
Faculty :
Gary Zeune  |  Professor Jay Kennedy, PhD  |  Professor Thomas Holt, PhD  |  Walt Pavlo
Course Level:
2 Hours
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Two professors in Criminal Justice have conducted extensive research into white-collar crime research (pressures, motivations and opportunities).  While many companies protect themselves from criminal elements outside of the company, many risks come from the company's own employees.  This discussion presents the risks, opportunities and frames the types of crimes that companies face from internal sources.


Please Note:  This course is not approved for Texas, Florida, Virginia, Washington Ethics or any other state with a state specific ethics requirement.  Contact if you have specific questions on your state.  

Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives

* Understanding the risks of insider criminal activity

* Identifying factors that contribute to opportunities for employee fraud

* The opportunity (for fraud) structures within companies

* Typical motivations for employee fraud

Major Subjects

* Fraud

* Fraud Risk Assessment

* Criminal Behavior

* Controls Used To Prevent Fraud

Course Materials


Gary Zeune Related seminars and products: 16

The Pros and the Cons

Gary Zeune has instructed Strategy Formulation and Implementation in the Executive MBA Program and Accounting and Honors Finance at The Ohio State University. He is also a member of the Education Executive Council and is past chairman of the Education Marketing and Public Relations Committees of The Ohio Society of CPAs. His other memberships include: the American Institute of CPAs, and the Regulation of Public Offerings Committee of the Ohio Division of Securities.

Prior to forming his consulting practice in 1986, Mr. Zeune was an Assistant Vice President of Corporate Finance at The Ohio Company, a Columbus, Ohio investment banking firm. He also spent more than five years in Treasury and Finance at Wendy's International, where he was responsible for mergers and acquisitions, financial and SEC reporting, and corporate finance. He was on the audit staff of Ernst & Ernst from 1973 to 1977; and taught accounting at Ohio University from 1970 to 1973, where he received his bachelors in mathematics and masters in accounting, with honors.

Walt Pavlo Related seminars and products: 10

Walt Pavlo is the president of Prisonology, an educational software supporting law firms and their clients on information about the federal prison system.  He is a contributor to where he writes on white-collar crime and is the co-author of Stolen Without A Gun, which he co-wrote with Neil Weinberg (Reporter at Bloomberg). Mr. Pavlo is a nationally recognized speaker who has been a part of training programs at the Federal Bureau of Investigation, major corporations, professional societies and top ranked MBA programs across the country.

Mr. Pavlo earned his B.S. in Industrial Engineering from West Virginia University and his MBA in Finance from Mercer University.  He is also a Journalist Law School Fellow at Loyola Law School (2014).


Professor Jay Kennedy, PhD Related seminars and products: 1

Dr. Kennedy recently completed his Ph.D. in Criminal Justice at the University of Cincinnati, where he was Graduate School Dean’s Distinguished Fellow, as well as a Yates Scholar. While at the University of Cincinnati Jay was awarded a Graduate Minority Fellowship from the American Society of Criminology, and received several research grants and awards. A graduate of the MBA program at the Carl H. Lindner College of Business, University of Cincinnati, his research focuses upon the multi-level antecedents of corporate crime, deviance within corporations, employee theft, the role business ethics plays in decision-making, product counterfeiting and intellectual property theft. Prior to attending graduate school, Jay spent just over 8 years working for a number of corporations in the metro Detroit area, including a major non-profit organization, a family-owned automotive supplier, and a Fortune 100 corporation.


Dr. Kennedy has a PhD from the University of Cincinnati as well as an MBA from there.  He also has a Masters of Science form Wayne State University and a Bachelors of Science from Eastern Michigan University.


Wed, May 10, 2017 - 10:00a to 12:00p EDT
Thu, Jun 08, 2017 - 11:00a to 01:00p EDT
Fri, Jun 16, 2017 - 12:00p to 02:00p EDT
Tue, Jul 11, 2017 - 12:00p to 02:00p EDT
Thu, Aug 10, 2017 - 01:00p to 03:00p EDT
Wed, Sep 06, 2017 - 10:00a to 12:00p EDT
Wed, Sep 13, 2017 - 12:00p to 02:00p EDT
Tue, Oct 10, 2017 - 11:00a to 01:00p EDT
Fri, Nov 10, 2017 - 12:00p to 02:00p EST
Wed, Nov 15, 2017 - 09:00a to 11:00a EST
Sat, Dec 09, 2017 - 09:00a to 11:00a EST

Additional Info

Basic Course Information

Prerequisites None
Advanced Preparation None
Original Recording Date 04/06/2016
Yellow Book No
Course Developer The Pros and the Cons
Date Added to Catalog 03/29/2016

Additional Information

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