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AICPA SOC For Cybersecurity – What You Need To Know Now

June 27, 2017
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST

  

  • Summary
  • CPE Information
As cyber threats continue to rise, regulators, industry associations, and the federal government have begun to take action. On April 26, the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) launched a new voluntary framework to standardize reporting on the effectiveness of an entity’s cyber risk management controls. The framework is a key component of a new System and Organization Controls (SOC) attestation, SOC for Cybersecurity.
 
Learn how organizations can use SOC for Cybersecurity to perform a cyber risk assessment and gap analysis, undertake an examination-level attestation engagement and design a comprehensive risk-based Cybersecurity program.

Webinar Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss current trends in cybersecurity and how these trends impact regulations. 
  • Talk through some of the main points of the new AICPA attestation guidelines. 
  • Compare and contrast SOC for Cybersecurity and SOC 2.
  • Discuss how organizations can use SOC for Cybersecurity to perform a cyber risk assessment and gap analysis, undertake an examination-level attestation engagement and design a comprehensive risk- based cybersecurity program.
Delivery: The webinar will be delivered via the BDO Online CPE Network
Prerequisites: None
Advanced Prep: None
Credits: 1.0 CPE credit in the field of Auditing
Program Level: Update
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