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Performing a Business Risk Assessment

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Wendi Finn, CPA

IS Security Solutions

Wednesday, January 08, 2020 | 12:00 PM EDT

  • CPA

1 Credit


Subject Area

Information Technology

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Course Description

Risk in business is the chance that future events or results may not be as expected. Many business decisions will involve an element of risk and uncertainty. This CPE course explores what risk is, and why a business would incur risk. To stay safe, organizations need to maintain a deep understanding of developing threats and their own security posture.

In this course you will learn what a business risk assessment entails and about the various components. This CPE webinar describes the risk management process as well as identifying and categorizing risks. The use of risk categorization can help with the process of risk identification and assessment. 

In addition, it includes ethical issues as sources of risk, example of threats and safeguards, and the overall public interest. This course will take you through a variety of assessment steps to help you identify the best strategies to protect your organization’s assets, brand and image. 


  • Enterprise Wide Business Risk Assessment Processes
  • Developing the Assessment Scope - Risks to Consider
  • Assessing and Measuring Risk
  • Templates and Reporting

Learning Objectives

  • Defining a Business Risk Assessment.
  • Scoping a Business Risk Assessment
  • Identify typical components of a Business Risk Assessment.
  • Explore strategies for performing a Business Risk Assessment.
  • Discover software and templates available to support your Business Risk Assessment.

Who Should Attend?

  • Accounting Firm
  • Cloud Firms
  • CPA - Large Firm
  • CPA - Mid Size Firm
  • CPA - Small Firm
  • CPA in Business
  • Cybersecurity Pros
  • Entrepreneurial Accountant
  • Entrepreneurial CPA
  • Tax Firm
  • Tax Pros
  • Young CPA


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