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Tue, Jun 21


Webinar (1 CPD Hours)

Cyber Security Essentials for Accountants

In affiliation with GTA Accountants & Finance Network. Cyber security has become an essential practice for businesses across a variety of industries, especially the accounting industry.

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Time & Location

Jun 21, 2022, 11:00 a.m.

Webinar (1 CPD Hours)

About the Event

With the increase of cyberattacks globally, hackers can easily identify vulnerable systems that contain confidential information and can target such firms. A robust cybersecurity plan ensures your firm can safeguard sensitive data, not only for compliance of your firm but also for the safety of your clients who have entrusted you with their financial, personal and business information. A commitment to cybersecurity is a prudent step to take, ensuring that data, system network, and confidential data remain secure and protected.

Topics will include:

1. Understanding the risks:

  • Review of the current threat landscape
  • Client risk
  • Financial risk
  • Business disruption
  • Reputational loss

2. Developing a cybersecurity framework for your firm

  • Understanding Technology / Processes / People
  • Balance between Governance Risk Compliance (GRC Triangle)
  • Governance
  • Operations

3. Cybersecurity Assessment

  • Inventory all assets of the organization (resources, processes, technology, etc.)
  • If you don’t know what you have, how will you protect it?
  • Categorizing its criticality and sensitivity (CIA model – Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability)
  • Risk formula
  • Protecting and prioritizing data
  • Establishing adequate controls
  • Network architecture
  • Backup and recovery
  • Email Security
  • Remote Access
  • Device/ equipment security
  • Staff Training


  • Charles Bennett, MBA, Principal Consultant and Founder of Triella
  • Faraz Mehmood, Client Success Manager of Triella
  • Alex Rodas, CISM, CDPSE of Triella


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