• Course Information

    Title: Fraud and Cybersecurity: Top Issues for the CPA
    Category: Accounting and Auditing
    Field of Study: Auditing
    Course Code: A018-0428
    CPE Credits: 5.0
    Price: $43.95
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Description

Description:
Cybercrime continues to escalate, ranking as the one of the most reported economic crimes. The interconnectivity of people, devices and organizations in today's digital world, opens up a whole new playing field of vulnerabilities and access points where cybercriminals can enter. Cyberattacks are becoming more destructive globally. In today's cybercrime environment, the issue is not whether a business will be compromised, but rather how successful an attack will be.
This course covers digital technology as it continues to transform and disrupt the business world, exposing organizations to both opportunities and threats. Key elements of an effective cybersecurity risk management, including a threats and vulnerabilities awareness, understanding of cyber risks, implementation of an effective framework, and detection of and response to cyberattacks. The challenges, such as the leadership engagement and the approach to managing cyber risks, are discussed, along with government's efforts to address cybersecurity vulnerabilities of the nation, businesses, and individuals.

Delivery Method:

Level: Overview

Prerequisites: None

Advanced Preparation: None

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Course Details

Author: Delta Publishing

Category: Accounting and Auditing

Field of Study: Auditing

Passing Score: 70%

Publication Date: 10/04/2018

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Objectives

Objectives:
1. Recognize concepts used in the cybersecurity world
2. Identify trends such as cyber and the evolution of threats
3. Identify cyber challenges, including issues facing management
4. Recognize government acts to address cybersecurity risks exposed to the nation, businesses, and individuals
5. Recognize cybersecurity standards, including ISO/IEC 27001 and other standards
6. Identify SEC regulatory cybersecurity expectations, including as public companies' disclosure obligations
7. Recognize elements of an effective cybersecurity risk management, such as threats and vulnerabilities awareness, and the understanding of cyber risks
8. Identify the leading practices in the fight against cyber threats
9. Recognize the evolution of the internal audit function.

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Profession

NASBA: Yes

QAS: Yes

CPA: Suitable for all CPAs

IRS: No IRS credit for Enrolled Agents.

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