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Performing a Security Assessment

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Wendi Finn, CPA

IS Security Solutions

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 | 12:00 PM EDT

  • CPA

1 Credit


Subject Area

Information Technology

Course Description

Cyber security assessment is a service entails risk-based approaches to examine and enhance defense mechanisms against cyber-attacks. To stay safe, organizations need to maintain a deep understanding of developing threats and their own security posture. The cyber security assessment helps in identifying threats that could affect the availability and reliability of a system. Overall, a business can get a better understanding of the capabilities of defenses put in place against malicious attacks. In this course we show you what a security assessment and its various components are.

This course takes you through a variety of controls you can implement to protect your organization’s assets, brand and image. We will also devle into understanding the core components of a security assessment. 


  • Simple security controls that can be implemented within the organization.
  • Critical monitoring that should be performed within the organization.
  • Important training that needs to occur within the organization.
  • Vulnerability & Risk assessment on hosts
  • Cyber Security

Learning Objectives

  • Explore what a comprehensive security assessment is.
  • Discover the components of a security assessment.
  • Explore security and remediation strategies.

Who Should Attend?

  • Accounting Firm
  • Business Owner
  • 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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