Collaboration Corner is an ongoing peer-to-peer member drop-in session where you can connect with other CPB Canada members to raise issues and address bookkeeping topics of interest. 2-3 experienced members will host each session.

CPB Canada encourages both experienced members and new members to use this platform to create community and ongoing support around a range of bookkeeping and related practice matters.

BC Victoria - Regional Meeting - Safeguarding Your Numbers: Cybersecurity Essentials for Bookkeepers - In Person

February 12, 2024

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM PST


In an era where digital data is king, bookkeepers are increasingly becoming targets for cyber threats. This presentation will delve into the vital aspects of cybersecurity that every bookkeeper must be aware of. We'll cover common cyber threats, practical strategies to protect sensitive financial data, and how to create a culture of security within your organization. Expect a session filled with real-world examples and actionable tips to enhance your cybersecurity posture.


Presenter: Francis Baklinski

Representing Priority 1 Computer Service, a leading provider of IT services and computer repair in Victoria, BC, Francis brings a wealth of experience in cybersecurity. The team at Priority 1 is dedicated to empowering businesses with robust cybersecurity solutions, tailoring our services to meet the unique challenges faced by each client. With a strong focus on protecting organizations from digital threats, we pride ourselves on ensuring the safety and security of our clients’ digital assets.


When: February 12, 2024, from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Where: White Spot Langford, 941 Langford Pkwy, Langford, BC, V9B 0A5

Contact: Colleen Hogarth CPB FCPB  - Email:  Richard Games CPA CA - 


Please note: Meeting spaces may have a minimum registrant requirement. Out of respect for the regional network chairs who arrange these meetings and the fees required to run them, if you register and are unable to attend, please email your cancellation notice to, so the event space and RNC can be notified accordingly.