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CPE Self-Study
Attacks and the Security Mindset
NASBA FIELD OF STUDY
Information Technology
LEVEL
Basic
CPE CREDITS
Online: 1.5
Covers the types of attacks and attackers, the cybersecurity landscape and the security mindset.

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Product details

Develop confidence in cybersecurity.

Who Will Benefit?

Accounting and finance professionals without IT expertise around security and privacy who have a desire or need to understand cybersecurity risk for their organization or the clients they serve currently or hope to serve in the future. These professionals include:

  • CFOs and business managers
  • Controllers and internal auditors
  • Management and public accountants
  • Project managers supporting their organization's cybersecurity risk management programs

Key Topics

  • Types of attacks and attackers
  • Introduction to the concept of having a security mindset
  • The threat landscape, including threats and risks

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the different attacks and attackers.
  • Recognize what it takes to have a security mindset.
  • Recognize the threat landscape and the importance of security to various technologies.
  • Recognize the different classes of threats and risks.

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.

Cybersecurity threats are real. Are you aware of the various cyberattackers and cyberattacks? Develop your fluency and gain the confidence to have intelligent conversations with others about cyberattacks.

This self-study CPE course covers the types of attacks and attackers, the cybersecurity landscape, and the security mindset. Help protect your clients and your organization from cyber threats.

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Author(s)

Christopher J. Romeo, CISSP, CSSLP

Mr. Romeo is CEO and co-founder of Security Journey. His passion is to bring security culture change to all organizations. He is first and foremost a security culture hacker, designing security training programs and building internal security community. Mr. Romeo has twenty years of experience in security, holding positions in application security, penetration testing, incident response, and security engineering. Mr. Romeo consults with clients in building internal security community, developing large scale security culture changing training, designing product security programs, and creating secure development lifecycles.

Prior to founding Security Journey, Mr. Romeo spent ten years at Cisco Systems, where he held the title of Chief Security Advocate. He was recognized as a leader in driving the product security culture in Cisco as both a visible and relentless advocate for Cisco Secure Development Lifecycle practices and as an innovator in designing and developing educational, advocacy, and knowledge exchange programs. He established and developed the Cisco Security Ninja program, was an organizing force as well as emcee for the annual Cisco internal security conferences across the globe, and took the Security Advocate community program from 50 initial members to a mature group of 350. At his last internal security conference, a well-earned special Security Champion award was presented to Chris because of the impact of his years of contributions to CSDL.

Mr. Romeo is a frequent security conference speaker, featured at the RSA Conference (2015, 2016, 2017), ISC2 Security Congress (2014, 2015, 2016), AppSec USA (2015), AppSec EU (2016), and a host of other smaller regional security events (Converge Detroit, Raleigh Infosecon, FIRST, RVASec).

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CREDIT INFO
CPE credits
Online
: 1.5
NASBA Field of Study
Information Technology
Level
Basic
Prerequisites
None
ADVANCE PREPARATION
None
Delivery Method
QAS Self-Study
Course acronym
CFSD2
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