Cybersecurity Fundamentals for Finance and Accounting Professionals Certificate
Clients and organizations are at greater risk for IT and cybersecurity breaches during the COVID-19 pandemic. Therefore, an effective cybersecurity risk management strategy is essential for business operations in the current environment and for future preparedness.
More than ever, organizations are under pressure to demonstrate that they are managing threats, and that they have effective processes and controls in place to prevent, detect, respond to, mitigate and recover from cybersecurity events. Cyberattacks can:
Result in financial losses
Destroy an organization's reputation
The importance of cybersecurity, your role and developing a security mindset
Cybersecurity and digital transformation
Cyberattacks, data breaches and privacy
Cybersecurity frameworks and regulations
Cybersecurity risk management considerations and controls
Operational and financial implications of cybersecurity
The importance of cybersecurity to you, the accounting and finance professional, and your organization or client
What it takes to develop a security mindset to be a trusted adviser and key contributor toward cybersecurity risk management
Key cybersecurity terminology to enable you to converse and collaborate with other functional leaders, employees and vendors
The impact of digital transformation on cybersecurity
Cybersecurity threats, attacks, data breach implications, and privacy considerations.
Security framework(s) and applicable regulations for your organization or client.
The importance of the AICPA cybersecurity risk management reporting framework.
Controls to mitigate cybersecurity risks.
Financial and operational implications of cybersecurity.
CFOs and business managers
Controllers and internal auditors
Management and public accountants