Cybersecurity 101 for CPAs

Course Details

Date

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

7:00am – 9:00am (Registration: 8:13am)

Location

Online

Field of Study

Technology

CPE Credit

2 hours CPE credit

Level of Knowledge

Beginning

Vendor

CPA Crossings

Prerequisites

None

Description

This course provides an overview of cybersecurity from the CPA perspective. We will discuss the components of an IT environment that need to be considered in audits - e.g. network, operating systems, database, and application layers. Additionally, we will discuss an overview of cybersecurity frameworks under the influence of the AICPA and/or ISACA - e.g. SOC2, COBIT, COSO, SOX IT controls, etc. and key cybersecurity controls.

This event may be a rebroadcast of a live event and the instructor will be available to answer your questions during the event.

Highlights

The major topics that will be covered in this class include:

  • The typical IT architecture and technology components that reside in an IT environment
  • Specific cybersecurity controls that are applied at each layer within an IT environment
  • An overview of common cybersecurity frameworks used within the industry to establish and assess cybersecurity controls

Objectives

After attending this presentation you will be able to...

  • Have a general understanding of the components that reside in typical IT infrastructure
  • Have a general understanding of the cybersecurity controls that are applied to specific components within IT infrastructure
  • Understand common cybersecurity frameworks that are used within the industry to establish baselines for cybersecurity controls, and validate effectiveness

Designed For

Anyone who is interested in understanding IT infrastructure, cybersecurity frameworks and controls.

Registration for this course has passed.

Course Pricing

WYOCPA Member Fee
$79.00

Non-Member Fee
$103.00

Your Price
$103.00

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