Applying Cybersecurity

Risk management, internal control


Applying Cybersecurity

Speaker: Kenneth R. van Wyk

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  • Level


  • Duration

    100 min

Gain a solid foundation in the principal issues of cybersecurity and explore practical tools and techniques to protect yourself and your organisation from cyber threats.

Learning outcomes

  • Understand mitigating threats – practical protection mechanisms
  • Strong identification and authentication
  • Desktop systems
  • Laptop system
  • Mobile systems
  • Network security
  • Learn about detecting malicious activity
  • Anti-virus and anti-malware product technologies
  • Network based detection technologies
  • Learn about responding to malicious activity
  • Putting out the fires
  • Longer term response strategies

£35.00 (CIMA members only)


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Product information


This 2-hour audio course has been created to give management accountants a solid foundation in understanding the principal issues of cybersecurity. Building on the previous webcast “Understanding Cybersecurity” it takes the core concepts and showcases how those concepts are put into practice in today’s business world.

It starts by stepping through practical tools and techniques available for protecting against cybersecurity threats. Next, host- and network-based attack detection techniques are discussed, followed by a description of today’s best practices for responding to cybersecurity incidents once they happen.

Topics discussed:

  • Risk management and internal control
  • Risk identification and assessment
  • Risk response and reporting
  • Information security and privacy

This is an online, video course; it is also available as part of CGMA Essentials.

Who should take this course?

  • Accounting and finance professionals interested in increasing their knowledge of cybersecurity principles

Professional development

All learning resources available in the CGMA Store qualify for CPD for CIMA members.

Field of study: Specialised knowledge & applications
Prerequisites:Basic knowledge of cybersecurity principles
Programme level:Intermediate
Duration:100 min
Access:This is a digital product. You will have access to the content for a year after purchase date.

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  • Kenneth R. van Wyk


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