Cybersecurity Fundamentals for Finance and Accounting Professionals Certificate

SHORT DESCRIPTION

This certificate program will cover several cybersecurity topics to help you gain an understanding of the importance and impact of cybersecurity risks on your organization or client, including an introduction to a cybersecurity risk management reporting framework.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • 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 cybersecurity risk management reporting framework.
  • Controls to mitigate cybersecurity risks.
  • Financial and operational implications of cybersecurity.

DESCRIPTION

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:

  • Disrupt businesses
  • Result in financial losses
  • Destroy an organization’s reputation

Register for the certificate and learn how to develop or evaluate a cybersecurity risk management program and speak intelligently on the subject.

PRICE

The following pricing apply:
Ad hoc: R 3,302 R 2,642 vat inclusive until 31 Dec 2020
Subscription: N/A

This is a digital product. You will have access to the content for 365 days after purchase date.

CONTENT

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

REQUIREMENTS

There are no preconditions for this course.
Moderate level.
Recorded webinar made available on a specified date

PRESENTER

Joyce Shen

Joyce Shen is a recognized executive and thought leader in business, innovation, and technology with deep operating and investing experience. She is also a published author, frequent speaker, and advisor on emerging technologies, new product innovation, and corporate strategy.Joyce is currently the investment director and operating partner at Tenfore Holdings where she leads enterprise software, big data, and fintech investments. Outside Tenfore, Joyce is an adjunct faculty of data science at UC Berkeley where she teaches application of machine learning and AI in product development and innovation. Previously, Joyce was the global managing director of emerging technologies and venture investments in the CTO office at Thomson Reuters where she built and led global emerging technology group and the corporate venture fund. During her tenure, she led new technology strategy and product innovations in fintech, IoT, and emerging data solutions, established the global blockchain program, and made eleven early-stage strategic investments in big data and AI, digital identity, blockchain, and alternative data. Prior to Thomson Reuters, Joyce was the founding global CFO of IBM Cloud Platform and managed $1B P&L. She also spent several years in IBM Corporate Development leading acquisitions and divestitures exceeding $6B in total transaction value. Joyce received her undergraduate and masters degrees from the University of Chicago.

ADDITIONAL MATERIAL

By attending this webinar, you will be provided with:
– Summarised slide presentation.
– Reference documents and / or course material where available.
– Access to a technical knowledge base.
– Recorded webinar that includes an expert presenter and participant interaction.

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