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Cybersecurity Fundamentals for Finance and Accounting Professionals Certificate - Webcast
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Delivery type:
Video Webcast
NASBA FIELD OF STUDY
Information Technology
LEVEL
Basic
CPE CREDITS
Video Webcast: 15.5
This 3-part webcast introduces key terms related to cybersecurity, the impact of digital transformation on business and how it relates to cybersecurity, and major areas of technology that are disrupting organizations.
Dec. 19 - 21 series:

Terminology, Transformation, & Threat Landscape

12/19/2018
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM ET
5

Cybersecurity Frameworks

12/20/2018
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM ET
5

Risk Management Program & The Business of Cybersecurity

12/21/2018
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM ET
5.5
Jan. 15 - 17 series:

Terminology, Transformation, & Threat Landscape

1/15/2019
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM ET
5

Cybersecurity Frameworks

1/16/2019
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM ET
5

Risk Management Program & The Business of Cybersecurity

1/17/2019
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM ET
5.5
Mar. 26 - 28 series:

Terminology, Transformation, & Threat Landscape

3/26/2019
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM ET
5

Cybersecurity Frameworks

3/27/2019
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM ET
5

Risk Management Program & The Business of Cybersecurity

3/28/2019
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM ET
5.5

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Product details

Develop your fluency in cybersecurity.

Who Will Benefit

Finance professionals without IT or tech experience:

    • CFOs and controllers 
    • Public and management accountants
    • Partners, staff, managers and internal auditors

Key Topics

  • Cybersecurity terminology and digital transformation
  • Attacks and the security mind-set
  • Data breaches and privacy
  • Cybersecurity frameworks including NIST CSF
  • Cybersecurity risk management program and the related description criteria
  • The benefits of investing in cybersecurity
  • Cybersecurity service offerings

Learning Objectives

  • Recall key terms related to cybersecurity.
  • Recognize the impact of digital transformation on business and what it takes to have a security mind-set.
  • Recognize the threat landscape and the importance of security to various technologies.
  • Recognize how a data breach occurs and the organizational impact when privacy is compromised.
  • Identify which security framework or frameworks would be most appropriate for your organization or client.
  • Identify the five functions described in the core of the NIST CSF.
  • Recognize the definition and purpose of a cybersecurity risk management program.
  • Recognize the importance of the cybersecurity description criteria within a cybersecurity risk management program.
  • Identify the overall potential opportunities and risks to the organization or client related to cybersecurity. .

According to CSO, an online resource dedicated to security and risk management, cybercrime damage costs are expected to hit $6 trillion annually by 2021. And cybersecurity spending will exceed $1 trillion from 2017 to 2021.

Organizations are under increasing pressure to demonstrate that they are managing threats, and that they have effective processes and controls in place to detect, respond to, mitigate, and recover from cybersecurity events.

What is your role in cybersecurity?

You’re in the position to look at cybersecurity from a risk management and finance point of view. That means you must speak intelligently on the subject internally and externally. You need to know and ask the appropriate questions. You have to apply the security mind-set to your daily work. And you should understand the potential risks and opportunities for your organization or clients as they develop or evaluate their cybersecurity risk management program.

The benefit of expert insights

Led by Chris Romeo, a cybersecurity expert, the webcasts cover the importance and impact of cybersecurity risks on your organization or firm.

Using aspects of the AICPA's new cybersecurity risk management reporting framework, this program will help you build a foundation toward becoming a strategic business partner. It will help you to:

  • Make sound strategic decisions related to investments in cybersecurity.
  • Understand what your part is in cybersecurity risk as an accounting or finance professional.
  • Convey the value of a cybersecurity risk management program.
  • Identify cybersecurity risk management opportunities to hand off to cybersecurity specialists.

How to earn your certificate

This interactive learning program is a three-part webcast series. To earn your certificate, purchase a series bundle that works with your schedule and attend all three webcasts.

Learn more about all of the cybersecurity certificates.

Digital badges: Your professional distinction

After you complete the three-part webcast series, you will be awarded with a certificate in the form of a digital badge.

Proudly display it anywhere on the internet – a personal blog, a social site like LinkedIn, Facebook or Twitter, Open Badges, a bio page on a company website or your email signature.

 

Group registration savings

Create learning retreats for your team!

Register 5 or more participants and receive significant savings. For more information, call 800.634.6780 (Option 1) or email aicpalearning@aicpa.org.

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Speaker bio

Chris Romeo, CSSLP, CISSP
CEO, Co-Founder at Security Journey

Chris Romeo is the Co-Founder, CEO, & Principal Consultant at Security Journey. He was the Chief Security Advocate at Cisco Systems for five years, where he guided Cisco's Secure Development Lifecycle (CSDL), empowering engineers to "build security in" to all products at Cisco. He led the creation of Cisco's internal, end-to-end application security awareness program launched in 2012, which continues to impact more than 30,000 employees. Chris has twenty years of experience in security, holding positions across application security, penetration testing, and incident response. Chris is a sought-after conference speaker, with experience speaking at the RSA Conference, ISC2 Security Congress, AppSec USA, and many others. Chris holds the CISSP and CSSLP certifications and is fond of saying "We are all security people".

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CREDIT INFO
CPE credits
Video Webcast
: 15.5
NASBA Field of Study
Information Technology
Level
Basic
Prerequisites
None
ADVANCE PREPARATION
None
Delivery Method
Group Internet Based
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