Cyber Security & Regulations – Challenges to the Accounting Practice
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Cyber Security & Regulations – Challenges to the Accounting Practice


Total Credits: 2 including 2 Business Management & Organization - Non-technical

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Category:
ACPEN Industry Institute
Faculty :
Douglas Rumi, CFM, MA, Doctoral Candidate (Finance) |  Darren Faye, Executive Vice President
Course Levels:
Basic
Duration:
2 Hours
License:
Access for 30 day(s) after program date.


Description

The vulnerabilities of information technology (IT) have spawned a proliferation of Privacy statutes that create new exposures and obligations to all organizations. This Course addresses the SEC (US Securities & Exchange Commission) views regarding disclosure obligations of Public companies and how they apply to accountants. It provides practical steps accounting firms can follow to identify cyber risks, measure exposures, improve information security while mitigating and and transferring risk.

Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives

*judging the potential costs to a company of a successful cyber-attack 

*loss of intellectual property

*breach of customer data privacy

*service and business interruptions

*damage to physical infrastructure (e.g. corrupted servers)

*loss of brand value

*response costs

*loss of stock market value

*regulatory inquiries

*class action litigation

*management distraction


Major Subjects

*scope of cyber (IT) security issues as they apply to Accounting Practices

*SEC views regarding disclosure

*what is cyber security

*how it affects you and your clients

*why you should care about it and your responsibilities

*cyber threats to your business and you

*cyber attacks (phishing and hacking) and their impacts

*managing and mitigating the impacts


Course Materials

Faculty

Douglas Rumi, CFM, MA, Doctoral Candidate (Finance) Related seminars and products: 3


Professor Ruml did his undergraduate studies at Ohio State, Hebrew and Ambassador Universities. His Master’s degree was completed at the California State University. He is currently working on his doctorate in Business Administration at Northcentral University. Professor Ruml completed the Certified Financial Manager program at the Donald Regan School in Princeton, as well as achieving securities licenses in General Securities and Options (Series 7), Managed Futures and Commodities (Series 31), State Agent (Series 63), and Federal Investment Advisor (Series 65). He is a registered Property, Casualty, Life, Accident & Health, Variable Life, and Variable Annuity agent. 


 


Professor Ruml began his career as a Reinsurance Broker in New York, where he created the first computer-based natural catastrophe models in-house for a major reinsurance intermediary. In the 1990's he was a co-founder of a British public software corporation (reinsurance underwriting/actuarial software, and corporate insurance distance learning), and was, in the following decade, an equity partner at a Columbus area boutique/specialist professional liability insurance firm, where he ran marketing and the loss control program.


 


As a global executive (and sometimes expatriate), Professor Ruml has lived in or extensively visited countries in North America, Europe, the Middle East, East Asia, and the South Pacific. He currently serves as a professor in the Graduate School of Business at Ohio Dominican University where he designed and teaches the Corporate Information Strategy & Management course.


Darren Faye, Executive Vice President Related seminars and products: 3

Dawson Companies


Darren is Executive Vice President at Dawson Companies, an AssuredPartners Company.  His background is in IT Security and Enterprise Risk Management with a focus on information security.   He works nationwide with a wide range of clients ranging from manufacturers, software developer, franchise systems, and technology/IT-related companies.  Darren helps bridge the gap between the cyber exposures a company faces and the ability to reduce their risk and in some cases, transferring that risk to an insurance company.


He has been with the company for over 17 years.


Dates

Tue, Jul 24, 2018 - 01:00p to 02:41p EDT
Wed, Aug 08, 2018 - 02:00p to 03:41p EDT
Mon, Aug 27, 2018 - 09:00a to 10:41a EDT
Tue, Sep 11, 2018 - 09:00a to 10:41a EDT
Tue, Sep 25, 2018 - 10:00a to 11:41a EDT
Wed, Oct 10, 2018 - 08:00a to 09:41a EDT
Fri, Oct 26, 2018 - 09:00a to 10:41a EDT
Thu, Nov 08, 2018 - 09:00a to 10:41a EST
Mon, Nov 26, 2018 - 10:00a to 11:41a EST
Mon, Dec 10, 2018 - 02:00p to 03:41p EST

Additional Info

Basic Course Information

Prerequisites

None


Advanced Preparation

None


Designed For

*accountants, *accounting firms, *their employees and *others working for financial service organizations. 

 

 


Original Recording Date

8/11/15


Yellow Book

No


Date Added to Catalog

9/14/2015


Additional Information

Complaint Resolution Policy

Please contact Anne Taylor for any complaints. anne.taylor@acpen.com, (972-377-8199).


Official Registry Statement

Business Professionals' Network, Inc. is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org


Instructional Delivery Method

Group Internet Based


Course Registration Requirements

Online Registration 


Course Registration Requirements

Online Registration 


Refund/Cancellation Policy

Please contact the ACPEN help desk 1-877-602-9877 or help@acpen.com if you wish to cancel your attendance for a previously purchased webcast and are requesting a refund or transfer. 


Refund/Cancellation Policy

Please contact the ACPEN help desk - (877) 602-9877 or help@acpen.com if you wish to cancel your attendance for a previously purchased webcast and are requesting a refund or transfer.


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