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Cyberattacks, Data Breaches, and Privacy Logo aicpa

  $75.00 - 95.00 |   CPE: 3.0 |   AICPA |   10 May 2020 |   Computer Science |   AICPA Store
Who Will Benefit?
  • Finance professionals
  • CFOs and business managers
  • Controllers and internal auditors
  • Management and public accountants
Key Topics
  • Cyberattacks, data breaches, and privacy
  • Threat landscape
  • Data security and protection regulations
Learning Objectives
  • Identify common types of attacks and data breaches.
  • Recognize the impact of data breaches on organizations.
  • Recognize the impact on an organization when privacy is compromised.
How will this product help you with the work on your desk?
  • Help protect your data and your organization's or clients' data from cyber threats.

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.

Protect your data and other assets from the devastating effects of cyberattacks! The increasing frequency and variety of cyberattacks leaves individuals' and organizations' data susceptible to breaches.

Preventing attacks and addressing vulnerabilities is particularly important for those in the finance industry, especially as the volume and complexity of data increase and new data privacy laws are introduced.

Everyone, especially those in finance, is vulnerable to cyberattacks resulting in data breach. Educate yourself, your team, and your organization or client on types of attacks and how to prevent them. Secure your data by complying with rigorous privacy regulations.

This CPE self-study course module covers various types of cyberattacks to help you acquire the necessary knowledge and gain an understanding of the importance and impact of cybersecurity risks to your organization or client. It also covers the impact of data breaches on organizations and compliance with privacy regulations.

This knowledge is indispensable, especially given the increasing attacks on individuals and organizations during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Topics covered:
  • Management accounting: Technical: Risk management & internal control: Cybersecurity, Foundational
  • Management accounting: Digital skills: Data strategy and planning, Foundational

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