BDO Recognizes Cybersecurity Awareness Month

October 2017


Major cyber threats and data breaches continue to impact organizations and individuals across the globe. This year has brought some of the largest cyber-attacks in history, and cyber criminals are becoming more sophisticated every day. 
This October, as we recognize National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, we strongly encourage you to evaluate your organization’s cybersecurity posture.

It is clear that cybersecurity is top of mind for senior management, and that organizations are taking steps to avoid falling victim to cyber criminals. However, there are still key areas in need of improvement. BDO offers comprehensive cybersecurity products and services and can help protect your organization from cyber threats.


Standing Guard Against Evolving Cyber Risks

2017 has ushered in a new era of massive cyberattacks. Cyber criminals are getting smarter and more sophisticated, and cyber-related compliance demands will only grow. Learn what you can do to protect your organization from evolving cyber risks.

An Organizational Risk Management Imperative

Organizational cybersecurity prompts many questions, the answers to which are essential to understand before any efficient and cost-effective cybersecurity risk management program can be put in place. Learn four key questions to ask now to help determine your organization’s cybersecurity posture.


AICPA Cybersecurity Risk Management Reporting Framework 

On April 26th, 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. 

Read the blog post co-authored by Gregory Garrett and Jeff Ward for the AICPA Insights blog here. For a deeper dive into how your organization can take advantage of the AICPA’s framework: 

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Cyber Insurance: Managing the Risk

BDO advises business leadership to take steps to understand their cyber risk posture, evaluate their cyber risk exposure and ensure adequate cyber insurance coverage for all non-remediated risks identified.

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10 Cybersecurity Questions for Senior Executives

In today’s complex business environment, mastery of strategy, operations and technology is a requirement for every business leader. Protecting and preserving the things that have made your organization successful starts with understanding what makes it vulnerable. 


What Your Business Can Learn from Equifax

Worried that the Equifax data breach could happen to you? In a world where there's no such thing as perfect cybersecurity, you should be. View BDO's quick tips to mitigate the risk of a cyberattack and manage the fallout should a breach occur.


2017 BDO Cyber Governance Survey

BDO is pleased to share the results of the 2017 Cyber Governance Survey. In this survey public company board directors weigh in on cyber risk management, briefing frequency, lack of sharing on cyber-attacks, ransomware threats, and SOC for Cybersecurity.