2009 Governmental Professional Development Conference

On October 14-16, 2009, the Hawaii Chapters of the Association of Government Accountants and the American Society of Military Comptrollers jointly sponsored the 2009 Governmental Professional Development Conference.  Three sessions from this onference were recorded by the Hawaii Office of the Auditor and are now offered as NLPES webcasts.

The following audio sessions are available. 

Recovery Act Update and Reporting Requirements 

Speakers Marcia B. Buchanan (U.S. Government Accountability Office), John W. Cox (Grant Thornton LLP), John Radford (State of Oregon Controller) and Charles Cook (American Society of Military Comptrollers) offers an update to the Recovery Act and its reporting requirements.

Identity Theft 

Bruce E. Sullivan, retired after over 30 years with the U.S. Department of Defense and now with Visa Inc., provides details on how identity thieves obtain personal information and describes methods for reducing the potential for becoming an identity theft victim.

Network Security

Arnold Laanui (Federal Bureau of Investigation) offers his perspective on identity theft. He also provides a threat assessment strategy to help recognize how identity thieves use open source information and explains how identity thieves obtain data from unsuspecting victims.