Cyber Best Practices and Risk Management for Accountants

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This course is 2.00 credits
Field of Study
Firm Management
Course Level
Basic
Vendor
BPN, Inc ACPEN

Registration Fees

MSCPA-AICPA Member
$79.00
MSCPA Member
$79.00
AICPA Member
$109.00
Non-Member
$109.00
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Thursday, Mar 8, 2018
9:00am – 11:00am

Information Technology (IT) plays an ever increasing role in the operation of every organization, but advances in technology sometimes come with hidden costs, this can come from malfunction, inadvertent errors, mischief, manipulation and/or fraud. This Course teaches how everyone must comprehend and understand the cyber risks involved in their organization, and how to implement strategies and training to minimize cyber risk perils.

Information Technology (IT) plays an ever increasing role in the operation of every organization, but advances in technology sometimes come with hidden costs, this can come from malfunction, inadvertent errors, mischief, manipulation and/or fraud. This Course teaches how everyone must comprehend and understand the cyber risks involved in their organization, and how to implement strategies and training to minimize cyber risk perils.

Designed For

The Course provides elemental cyber risk information relevant to all *owners, *directors and *employees of businesses in financial service and accountancy organizations. Cyber risks are endemic, increasing and already present in every organizational environment. This primer provides knowledge and guidance to help individuals, businesses and organizations develop their own cyber risk awareness and mitigation strategies.

Course Objectives

*identify

*measure

*monitor

*control

*avoid cyber risks for financial service firms and accountants

*elements required to develop enterprise cyber risk awareness protocols

*employee training

*IT management

*statutory compliance

*disaster planning

Major Subjects

*Technology Risk Assessment

*Risk Identification

*Risk Cost Measurement

*Top ways to avoid a Data Breach

*Cyber risks associated with deliberate or inadvertent

*Acts of employees

*Acts of vendors

*Cloud

*Communication and other IT related issues

Prerequisites

None

The start date for this course has passed. Registration is no longer available.