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CPE Self-Study
The Business of Cybersecurity
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NASBA FIELD OF STUDY
Information Technology
LEVEL
Basic
CPE CREDITS
Online: 2.5
Covers mitigation of losses considerations, such as technology products, insurance, and outsourcing.

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Who Will Benefit?

  • Finance professionals
  • CFOs and business managers
  • Controllers and internal auditors
  • Management and public accountants

Key Topics

  • Cybersecurity insurance
  • Outsourcing cybersecurity-related services
  • Technology products
  • Understanding the entity
  • Value of cybersecurity investments
  • Cybersecurity organizational chart

Learning Objectives

  • Identify considerations in mitigating losses from cyberattacks and breaches.
  • Recognize the operational implications of cybersecurity.
  • Recognize the financial implications of cybersecurity and of not managing cybersecurity risks.

How will this product help you with the work on your desk?

  • You will obtain an understanding of internal and external solutions for risk mitigation and and understanding of operational and financial implications of cybersecurity to enable you to make recommendations to your clients or organization to improve cybersecurity posture.

This course is part of the Cybersecurity Fundamentals for Finance and Accounting Professionals Certificate program. You must purchase the full program to earn the certificate. Learn more.

Think strategically about cybersecurity. Know what services and products are available to improve your cyber resilience.

Cybersecurity risk management is complex. There are operational and financial considerations in managing this risk. Fortunately, a number of products and services are available to help. Find out what they are and how you can use them to strengthen your organization's or client's cybersecurity risk management program.

You can help clients and organizations by making valuable recommendations on products and services that they can use within their cybersecurity risk management programs. As part of this, you need to be able to speak intelligently about the operational and financial implications of cybersecurity as you communicate with clients and collaborate within your organization.

This CPE self study module covers mitigation of losses considerations, such as technology products, insurance, and outsourcing. It also covers the operational and financial implications of cybersecurity.

This knowledge is indispensable as cybersecurity becomes more prevalent, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Author(s)

Joyce Shen

Joyce is currently the investment director and operating partner at Tenfore Holding leading enterprise software and big data investments. Outside Tenfore, Joyce is a faculty of data science at UC Berkeley. Joyce was previously the global managing director of emerging technologies and venture investments in the CTO office at Thomson Reuters where she built and led global emerging tech partnerships program and the emerging technology venture fund. During her tenure, she led new product innovations in fintech, IoT, and emerging data solutions, established the global blockchain program, and made eleven early-stage investments.

Before Thomson Reuters, Joyce was the founding global CFO of IBM Cloud Platform managing $1B P&L. She also spent several years in IBM Corporate Development leading acquisitions and divestitures exceeding $6B in total transaction value.

Joyce received her undergraduate and masters degrees from the University of Chicago.

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American Institute of CPAs

The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) is the world’s largest member association representing the CPA profession, with more than 418,000 members in 143 countries, and a history of serving the public interest since 1887. AICPA members represent many areas of practice, including business and industry, public practice, government, education and consulting.

The AICPA sets ethical standards for the profession and U.S. auditing standards for private companies, nonprofit organizations, federal, state and local governments. It develops and grades the Uniform CPA Examination, and offers specialized credentials for qualified professionals who concentrate on personal financial planning; forensic accounting; business valuation; and information management and technology assurance. With The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), it offers the Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) designation, which sets the global benchmark for quality and recognition in management accounting.

The AICPA and CIMA also make up the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (the Association), which represents public and management accounting globally, advocating on behalf the public interest and advancing the quality, competency and employability of CPAs, CGMAs and other accounting and finance professionals worldwide.

The AICPA maintains offices in New York, Washington, DC, Durham, NC, and Ewing, NJ.

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CREDIT INFO
CPE credits
Online
: 2.5
NASBA Field of Study
Information Technology
Level
Basic
Prerequisites
None
ADVANCE PREPARATION
None
Delivery Method
QAS Self-Study
Course acronym
CSFD6
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