Help your clients navigate threats as a trusted business adviser for their cybersecurity risk management programs. Learn how with this self-paced CPE certificate program
The state of cyber-threats and the measures against them
Cybersecurity threats are escalating, unnerving the boards of directors, managers, investors and other stakeholders of organizations of all sizes – whether public or private.
The result? Your clients are under pressure to demonstrate that they are managing threats. And that they have effective processes and controls in place to detect, respond to, mitigate and recover from cybersecurity events.
The framework for cybersecurity attestation
SOC for Cybersecurity meets a growing business need for attestation. It’s a solution that builds upon the accounting profession’s experience in auditing system and organization controls.
For clients whose cybersecurity risk management programs are mature, an independent CPA can perform an examination and express an expert opinion:
Your opportunity as a cybersecurity adviser
This self-study certificate helps you understand how to perform SOC for Cybersecurity attestation examinations using the AICPA’s new cybersecurity risk management reporting framework.
This is designed for public accounting practitioners who are interested in providing cybersecurity attestation services (SOC for Cybersecurity) and want to build their competencies in and understanding of this service. Likely participants may already have SOC for Service Organizations practices and are looking to expand into cybersecurity attestation services. Participants must have either IT expertise or access to IT professionals who possess the skills to perform this work.
Management accountants and internal auditors who want to understand the SOC for Cybersecurity examination service available to their organizations related to their cybersecurity risk management program.
Familiarity with the cybersecurity description criteria and the trust services criteria