Cybersecurity threats are escalating, unnerving boards of
directors, managers, investors and other stakeholders of organizations of all
sizes — whether public or private. 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.
Cybersecurity yields potential business
opportunities for a firm to better serve its clients.
As trusted business advisors, practitioners can provide advisory services that help
companies spot cybersecurity weaknesses, identify potential risks and offer
advice on how to safeguard information and systems. Learn how
you can help your clients navigate threats by becoming a trusted business
advisor for their organizations' cybersecurity risk management
- Cybersecurity risk management program overview
- Cybersecurity advisory service opportunities
- Cybersecurity examination services versus advisory services
- Cybersecurity frameworks, including the AICPA cybersecurity risk
management program reporting framework
- Drivers for cybersecurity advisory needs
- Gap analysis and risk assessment
- Common cybersecurity advisory services, such as SOC for Cybersecurity
readiness assessments and penetration testing
- Tools to effectively perform advisory services including qualifications
and certifications, backgrounds and expertise, and other resources you would
need to market and deliver in a quality manner
- Articulate the nature and types of cybersecurity
advisory services that can be performed.
- Identify key considerations of each of those advisory services.
- Recognize what one would need to effectively perform advisory
Who Will It Benefit?
Practitioners who are interested in providing cybersecurity advisory
services and want to build their competencies in and understanding of these types
of services. Likely participants may already have SOC for service
organizations practices and are looking to expand into cybersecurity. Participants must have
either IT expertise or access to IT professionals who possess the skills to
perform this work.
CPAs in public accounting firms who are providing
non-consulting and advisory services for clients of the firms (e.g., tax or
A&A services) and need to be able to intelligently convey the value of a cybersecurity risk
management program to their clients (to then hand off to the cybersecurity
specialist within the firm).
Management accountants and internal auditors who want to
understand the types of services available to their organizations related to the
management of cybersecurity risks.
- Field of Study: Information Technology
- Level: Basic
- CPE Credit: 15.5
$799.00 - Member Price
$999.00 - Non Member Price
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