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Cybersecurity Advisory Engagements: What You Need to Know Logo aicpa

  Free |   AICPA |   22 Nov 2017 |   AICPA Store

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 identifying critical components that must be incorporated into any cybersecurity risk management approach. Cybersecurity yields potential business opportunities for a firm to better serve its clients. This webcast will better prepare firms who conduct readiness assessments for their clients through consulting or advisory services. Participants will learn how to keep abreast of the latest cybersecurity trends, manage risks, and ensure that clients have a sound risk management program to safeguard their organization.

This 4 credit webcast is an abbreviated version of our 8 credit Cybersecurity Advisory Engagements Essentials webcast. In this course we focus on key factors of cybersecurity advisory engagements such as cybersecurity risks, various cybersecurity risk management frameworks, and other activities to ensure your clients have a sound risk management program to safeguard their organization. For a deeper dive on these topics and a comprehensive discussion on client service opportunities in this arena, consider attending the Cybersecurity Advisory Engagements Essentials webcast.

Topics Discussed

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

Learning Objectives

When you complete this course you will be able to:

  • 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 This Event?

  • Firm practitioners performing consulting or advisory services

Important Information on Your CPE Credit


Group Viewing Option

Gather the team together and attend this webcast as a group. Each attendee will earn CPE Credit. Enter the number of attendees in the quantity box above.

Number of Attendees Non-Member Member

1 - 4

$199 $159

5 - 9

$179 $145

10 - 20

$169 $135

21 +

$159 $129

Your order confirmation will include an instruction document for group viewing and earning CPE credit (please review prior to the start of the event) and information on how to access the webcast.

Topics covered:
  • Assurance: Technical: Advisory & consulting services: Cybersecurity, Intermediate