Cybersecurity: How to Deal with the Risks, Hidden Threats & the Latest Financial Reporting Disclosures


Today, your organization’s information systems are the target of continuous, online, malicious attacks. Thwarting these cyber attacks requires expertise and 24/7 diligence. In this webinar, you’ll discover the best ways to stop these attacks before they damage your organization’s reputation and finances. Plus, you’ll find out the quick steps that must be taken to contain the impact when a breach occurs. You’ll learn how to:

  • Apply your cybersecurity program—what to do and how to do it
  • Create a multi-layer program to reduce and eliminate risk
  • Deal with the wide-ranging implications on a company’s accounting and financial reporting, including SOX audits and SEC filings
  • Build an integrated and comprehensive company-wide cybersecurity plan



This seminar is designed to show financial and accounting professionals the best ways to deal with today’s toughest cybersecurity issues. You’ll learn core principles and proven techniques to successfully safeguard your organization from cyber attacks and effectively deal with breaches when they occur. It also emphasizes how to build communications, share information, and get everyone in the company focused on the same goals and working together.

  • Identify the cyber risks and align your cybersecurity program with the company’s goals
  • What questions you can expect from the Audit Committee
  • How to deal with the latest SEC and other cybersecurity disclosure regulations
  • Public Relations and Cybersecurity: striking the balance of not creating fear while still being accurate
  • The flow of Objectives to Risks, to Controls, to Audit plans
  • Dealing with multiple divisions and corporate structures 
  • Methods for preventing cyber events
  • Techniques for responding to incidents to contain the damage
  • Jurisdictional issues:
    – China data location requirements
    – The new European Union GDPR
    – California consumer protections and other US state requirements
  • How cloud computing affects compliance and controls
  • How IT outsourcing impacts cybersecurity
  • Best practices for organizing staff and vendors
  • Real-World Incident Response Success Strategies





No advance preparation required.

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