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  • $6 trillion in damages ... with a T That’s the cybersecurity challenge you can help your clients address.

    Where we are in the world According to Forbes, the annual cost of cybercrime is projected to reach $6 trillion by 2021. This will affect organizations of all sizes — whether public or private — creating potential opportunities for your firm to better serve your clients.

    Encourage your team members to earn a cybersecurity certificate. With their increased expertise, they can help your clients demonstrate effective processes and controls to detect, respond to, mitigate and recover from cybersecurity events.

    When your staff completes the learning, they will earn CPE credit and a certificate in the form of a digital badge. This distinction can help differentiate your firm among competitors.

    Our portfolio of cybersecurity certificates will allow your firm to: • Develop a fluency in cybersecurity • Provide advisory and consulting engagements or perform

    attestation engagements using the AICPA’s new cybersecurity risk management reporting framework

    • Stand out as a leader in a new practice area • Enhance confidence, credibility and trust for your clients and

    their organization

    See the reverse for more details.

    To register your staff, call 800.634.6780, option 1, or email [email protected]

    Group discounts are available for five or more certificate exam registrations.

    CYBERSECURITY AND BEYOND Learning programs that take your staff and your business beyond disruption

  • For more information or to register your staff, call 800.634.6780, option 1, or email [email protected] Group discounts are available for five or more certificate exam registrations.

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    *Likely participants may already have SOC for service organizations practices and are looking to expand into cybersecurity. Participants must have either IT expertise or access to IT professionals who possess the skills to perform this work.

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    Cybersecurity Practical Applications Certificate

    Cybersecurity Advisory Services Certificate

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    Why encourage your employees to earn this certificate?

    Financial professionals will develop their fluency and gain the confidence to make sound strategic decisions regarding cybersecurity risk and learn what should be done to help protect their clients and their organization from cyber threats.

    Using case studies from real-life situations, this intermediate level learning will instruct your staff how to implement a sound cybersecurity risk management program and apply good cyber hygiene at an organizational level so you can prevent most cyberattacks and mitigate loss when they occur.

    As trusted business advisers, firm practitioners can provide advisory services that help companies spot cybersecurity weaknesses, identify potential risks and offer advice on how to safeguard information and systems.

    Earning this certificate will allow your staff to be among the first to showcase their skills in examining and reporting on an organization’s cybersecurity risk management program.

    Who should earn this certificate?

    Non-IT finance professionals, CFOs, controllers, management accountants, public accountants, partners, managers and internal auditors

    Accounting and financial professionals that want to build on their fundamental cybersecurity knowledge and apply key cybersecurity concepts within their organization or with clients.

    Practitioners who are interested in providing cybersecurity advisory services.*

    Practitioners who are interested in providing cybersecurity attestation services (SOC for Cybersecurity).*

    What skills will my staff gain after completing the certificate?

    • Understand the definition and purpose of a cybersecurity risk management program and identify the security framework most appropriate for their organization or client

    • Identify the overall potential opportunities and risks to the organization or client related to cybersecurity

    • Recognize what it takes to have a security mindset

    • Determine how to prevent and respond to common cyber threats.

    • Identify tools and processes for good cyber hygiene.

    • Identify cybersecurity best practices.

    • Identify the key elements of a cybersecurity risk management program (CRMP).

    • Select the appropriate services needed by your organization or client to prevent and respond to common cyber threats.

    • Articulate the nature and types of cybersecurity advisory services that can be performed

    • Identify key considerations of each of those advisory services

    • Recognize what one would need to effectively perform advisory services

    • Apply the AICPA’s cybersecurity risk management reporting framework

    • Analyze and examine an organization’s cybersecurity risk management program

    • Report on the entity’s cybersecurity risk management program