May 26th Dinner Meeting: The Cybercrime Game – How Are You Playing?

We live in a world where conversations are held and relationships are built using social media.  We share our thoughts, life experiences, dreams and other personal information with our “friends” using this platform.   In the past several months, our media was dominated by highly publicized breaches.  The Cybercrime game has just begun.   The extent, complexity, pervasiveness and perverseness of this crime will continue to grow at an exponential rate.

How is this Cybercrime game being played to commit fraud?  How are the rules changing?  Who has the upper hand?   Who should be afraid?  Can the auditors help?  Is there a solution?  How are you playing?  Who will win?

Peter Yien most recently served as the Global Lead IT External Audit Partner at Deloitte for one of the largest Canadian banks.  Peter brings over 15 years of external audit and 6 years of industry experience and has consulted or audited highly complex global computing environments.  Peter led the Electronic Commerce initiatives while he was at McDonald’s Canada.  In addition, he played the role of IT Controller and Hudson’s Bay Company and Global Director of Financial Systems and Process improvement at Geac Computer Corporation.  Peter brings a unique combination of consulting, external audit and progressively senior management roles from industry and public accounting.

Peter is a CPA, CA, CISA, CRISC, LPA and CPA (Illinois).

Also, Peter is active within our communities.  Peter was recently elected as the Vice-Chair for the Covenant House Toronto (CHT).  Previously, he served CHT’s Treasurer and Finance Committee Chair and have received several financial reporting excellence awards presented by the Queen’s School of Business and CPA Ontario.  Peter served as the past Deloitte’s National chair and the GTA chair leading their UW campaigns helping to raise approximately 10 million dollars.

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