May 18, 2021
3:40 pm - 4:35 pm

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North Carolina Association of CPAs Not-for-Profit Conference 2021

The NCACPA Not-for-Profit Accounting Conference the only state-wide conference focused specifically on addressing the unique needs of the nonprofit accounting sector. This conference will discuss current trends, changes, and tools nonprofit accounting professionals need to best serve their organizations. GRF’s risk management experts will lead an interactive discussion on the cybersecurity challenges associated with the pandemic and the latest methods to protect nonprofit organizations from virtual threats.

Ways COVID-19 is Reshaping Cybersecurity, Privacy and Fraud Risk for Nonprofits

May 18, 2021 | 3:40 – 4:35

Cybersecurity and privacy concerns have become major issues for businesses and nonprofits looking to protect their information from outside parties. As time spent working from home as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic continues for many workers, these concerns have only intensified.

Join our risk and cybersecurity experts for an interactive discussion on the constantly changing cyber landscape and the latest methods to protect your organization from virtual threats. This session covers online threats specific to C-Suites, methods to evaluate if your organization is taking privacy seriously and best practices for successful privacy risk management.

Key takeaways:

  • Understand the cybersecurity & fraud landscape and how you should be protecting your organization from threats
  • Emerging cybersecurity concerns as a result of the pandemic and work-from-home virtual environments
  • Overview of regulatory environment
  • Understand why data privacy is a critical concern to C-Suites


Melissa Musser, CPA, CIA, CITP, CISA

Partner and Director, Risk & Advisory Services

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Mac Lillard, CPA, CFE, CISA, CRISC, CITP, PCIP | Audit, Risk & Advisory Services Manager

Mac Lillard, CPA, CFE, CISA, CRISC, CITP, PCIP  is an Audit & Risk Advisory Services Manager with GRF CPAs & Advisors. He performs a variety of client services, helping organizations to streamline processes and increase efficiency, improve internal controls, implement enterprise risk management to assist in the risk assessment and strategic planning processes, and enhance their cybersecurity posture. Additionally, he sits on committees for multiple nonprofit organizations in order to volunteer his time and expertise to help local charities improve their operations. He has been with the firm since graduating from Clemson University in 2014.


Darren Hulem, CISA, Security+, PCIP | Senior IT and Risk Analyst

Darren Hulem has more than six years of experience in technology infrastructure, providing supervision, architecture, deployment and upgrading of company computer network systems including hardware, software, servers and mobile devices. As a certified IT professional, he performs both on and off-site testing and set-up as well as monitoring existing technology to determine future network needs. He interacts with staff and management to ensure the efficient application of upgrades and implementation of overall system improvements.