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Cybersecurity and the Role of the Accountant (Local Government Conference)


CPE Credits



PICPA Member: $29 | Nonmember: $39

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You will have up to 90 days after the date of purchase to complete the course and take the exam.


If you attended this session at the Local Government Conference on July 9-10, 2018, this course would be considered a duplicate and cannot be used towards your CPE requirement.

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As strategic business advisors, accountants are astute in many aspects of the business environment. Cybersecurity is a topic that businesses address, and, as a result, they expect their accountants to be conversant in the discipline. This session will discuss some of the services accounting firms are providing to organizations to help them determine and demonstrate their cybersecurity posture.

Listen to Mark Burnette, CPA, CISSP, CISM touch on the following: 

  • Understand why accountants are qualified to be cybersecurity advisors
  • Be able to articulate the role that accountants play in an organization’s cybersecurity efforts
  • Recognize the resources available to become better educated on cybersecurity
  • Become familiar with some of the cybersecurity services that accountants can offer 



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