(CPE Savers) Cybersecurity Readiness Assessments

Code: CS-CSAE4

Date Monday, August 5, 2019
Time 1:00pm - 4:30pm
Central Time
Location Minnesota Society of CPAs
1650 W 82nd St Ste 600
Bloomington, MN 55431-1458
Map & directions
CPE credits CPE 4.0
of study
Information Technology - Technical (4.0)
Instructor Jason Carney, CPA
Thomson Reuters
Standard member fee $99.00
checkmarkStandard nonmember fee $129.00

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As cybersecurity threats evolve and damage organizations, you can step in and provide valuable advisory services to help your business clients. At this course, gain the insights you need to conduct cybersecurity readiness assessments for clients through consulting or advisory services. Get updated on the latest cybersecurity trends as you examine key methods to manage risks. Find out how to ensure that clients have a sound risk management program to safeguard their organization.

This course is part of the CPE Savers program, seminars led by new MNCPA instructors.

Who should take this program?

CPA firm practitioners who perform consulting or advisory services

Major subjects

  • Cybersecurity risks to businesses and firms
  • Different cybersecurity controls frameworks -- National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and more
  • Internal controls and other risk management activities
  • Components of a cybersecurity risk management program

Learning objective(s)

  • Apply knowledge of an effective cybersecurity risk management program to analyze an entity’s program and conduct a readiness assessment
  • Differentiate the various frameworks available, when and how to use each framework, and the pros and cons of each
  • Apply tests to an entity’s cybersecurity controls and other risk management activities based on existing frameworks
  • Identify recommendations for improvements based on procedures performed


Course code Code CS-CSAE4
Sponsor MNCPA
NASBA ID#: 139884
Level Intermediate
Format Group Live
Prerequisites Prereq. Basic knowledge of cybersecurity risk management programs recommended.