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CPE Self-Study
The Business of Cybersecurity
NASBA FIELD OF STUDY
Information Technology
LEVEL
Basic
CPE CREDITS
Online: 2.5
Covers the financial and operational implications of investing in cybersecurity.

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Think strategically.

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

  • Cybersecurity products and services
  • Financial impact of cybersecurity and lack thereof
  • Available cybersecurity qualifications and certifications
  • Departments within the cybersecurity organization

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the overall potential opportunities to the organisation or client related to cybersecurity.
  • Identify the overall potential risks to the organisation or client related to cybersecurity.
  • Recognise the value proposition of cybersecurity services.

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. What are the financial and other implications of cybersecurity to your organization or clients? What cybersecurity services are available to your organization or what can you offer your clients? Develop your fluency and gain the confidence to think strategically about the business of cybersecurity.

This self-study CPE course covers the financial and operational implications of investing in cybersecurity, and considerations in building a cybersecurity program. Familiarize yourself with services available for your organization or that you may consider offering to clients, including the new AICPA SOC for Cybersecurity examination. Help protect your organization and clients 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).

Publisher

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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