Cybersecurity Advisory Engagements: What You Need to Know

  • Wednesday, September 20, 2017

    9:00am – 12:59pm
  • 4
    Computer Software and Applications

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.


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



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

Additional Information

Designed For

Firm practitioners performing consulting or advisory services


American Institute of CPAs


Some knowledge of a cybersecurity risk management program

Field of Study

Computer Software and Applications

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Level of Knowledge


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