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Cybersecurity Considerations for Employee Benefit Plans (Employee Benefit Plans 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 Employee Benefit Plans Conference on May 21, 2019, this course is considered a duplicate. The State Board of Accountancy will not accept credits for the same course twice.

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Cybersecurity is a growing concern for all entities. Attend this session and hear from Troy J. Fine to learn about the following:

  • How employee benefit plans are vulnerable to cyber-attacks
  • Potential consequences of a cyber attacks, including costs and operational disruptions
  • Plan fiduciary’s responsibility for protecting plan information and responding to incidents
  • Plan auditor’s responsibility for evaluating cybersecurity risk and controls
  • How to monitor service providers
  • Best practices for plan administrators
  • How cybersecurity will affect employee benefit plans in the future.


Troy Fine, CPA, CITP, CISA - Senior IT Auditor:

Troy joined Schneider Downs in 2011 as an information technology auditor in the Internal Audit practice. He has experience performing information technology and financial internal audit co-outsourcing and consulting services across various industries. Services that Troy has provided include Sarbanes-Oxley 404 control design and testing, AT-101 (SOC 2 and 3) control design and testing, SSAE16 (SOC 1) control design and testing, HIPAA security and privacy assessments, network security assessments, malware defense audits, software implementation audits, GLBA assessments, information technology general control design and testing, incident response program development and general financial control design and testing. In addition, Troy has utilized the SANS

Institute’s Critical Security Controls for Effective Cyber Defense and NIST’s Cybersecurity Framework to assist clients with preventing, detecting and responding to cybersecurity incidents and threats. He has also performed third-party risk assessments for various financial institutions in support of their vendor risk management programs.

Systems that Troy has experience with include Windows, Active Directory, Unix/Linux, Oracle (database and E-business suite), SAP, SQL Server and MySQL.

∙ Member—Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA)
∙ Member—The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA)
∙ Member—American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
∙ Member—Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA)
∙ Member—Young Professionals Board of Junior Achievement of Western Pennsylvania
∙ Pennsylvania CITP Champion
B.S.B.A.—Accounting, The Ohio State University
B.S.B.A.—Management Information Systems, The Ohio State University

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