Cybersecurity Readiness Assessments


Cyber threats come in all shapes, sizes, complexity, and are ever-evolving. Attacks are causing great financial loss and serious damage to companies. It is essential for organizations to establish a baseline for identify critical components that must be incorporated into any cybersecurity risk-management approach. In this CPE course, you will learn how to keep abreast of the latest cybersecurity trends, manage risks and ensure clients have a sound risk-management program to safeguard their organization. Cybersecurity yields potential business opportunities for a firm to better serve its clients. Once a baseline has been established in the Cybersecurity Risk Management Program Essentials course, firms can take these competencies and conduct readiness assessments for their clients through consulting or advisory services.


* Cybersecurity risks to businesses and firms * Different cybersecurity controls frameworks (i.e., NIST, ISO, TSC, etc.) * Elements of a cybersecurity risk management * Internal controls and other risk-management activities


* Apply knowledge of an effective cybersecurity risk-management program to analyze a client's program and conduct a readiness assessment * Differentiate the various frameworks available (e.g., NIST, ISO, TSC, and/or hybrid) and apply which is better as well as when/how to use it * Apply tests to client's cybersecurity controls and other risk-management activities based on existing frameworks * Identify client recommendations for improvements based on readiness/assessment procedures

Who Should Attend

* Firm practitioners performing consulting or advisory services

Required Knowledge


Advanced Prep


Event Speaker(s)

Thomas Newell ( The Association of International Certified Professional Accountants, Lewisville, TX ),

Additional Event Information

Check-in for all in-person events begins one hour prior to event start time. Also, be sure to allow enough time for traffic, parking, and check-in. If you should arrive late or depart early, you must adjust your CPE credit accordingly.

Also Available As

Thursday, October 10, 2019 (1:00 pm–4:45 pm ET)
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Event Vendor:The Association of International Certified Professional Accountants
Field of Study:Information Technology
Level: Intermediate

Event Type:Seminar
Event Code:A0005919

Registration Fees

Early Bird Rate expires September 26, 2019

Registration Fee Early Bird Regular
NCACPA Member $130.00 $155.00
Non-Member $180.00 $205.00
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