Data Breaches and Privacy



Data Breaches and Privacy

Instructor: Christopher J. Romeo, CISSP, CSSLP

  • Format

    Course - Online

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  • Duration


This self-study CPE course walks you through the causes of data breaches and implications thereof, some major security breaches, and appropriate responses to breaches.

Learning outcomes

  • Recognize how a data breach occurs and the organizational impact
  • Identify key concepts related to privacy
  • Recognize the impact on the organization when privacy is compromised

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Product information


Cybersecurity threats are real.

Is data at your organization or client at risk of being breached? What is the impact when a breach occurs? What considerations should you make regarding data privacy?

Develop your fluency and gain the confidence to have intelligent conversations with others about data breaches and privacy considerations. This self-study CPE course walks you through the causes of data breaches, and the implications thereof; some major security breaches; and appropriate responses to breaches.

You’ll also learn the difference between privacy and security and learn about the various states of data requiring protection. Help protect your clients and your organization from cyber threats.

Who should take this course?

  • CFOs and business managers
  • Controllers and internal auditors
  • Management and public accountants
  • Project managers supporting their organization’s cybersecurity risk management programs

Professional development

This Course - Online offers 1 hours of CPE credit.
Note on CPE Requirements and Credits
All learning resources available in the CGMA Store qualify for CPD for CIMA members.

Programme level:Basic
Format:Course - Online
Access:This is a digital product. You will have access to the content for a year after purchase date.

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  • Christopher J. Romeo, CISSP, CSSLP

    Mr. Romeo is CEO and co-founder of Security Journey. His passion is to bring security culture change to all organizations. He is first and foremost a security culture hacker, designing security training programs and building internal security community. Mr. Romeo has twenty years of experience in security, holding positions in application security, penetration testing, incident response, and security engineering. Mr. Romeo consults with clients in building internal security community, developing large scale security culture changing training, designing product security programs, and creating secure development lifecycles.

    Prior to founding Security Journey, Mr. Romeo spent ten years at Cisco Systems, where he held the title of Chief Security Advocate. He was recognized as a leader in driving the product security culture in Cisco as both a visible and relentless advocate for Cisco Secure Development Lifecycle practices and as an innovator in designing and developing educational, advocacy, and knowledge exchange programs. He established and developed the Cisco Security Ninja program, was an organizing force as well as emcee for the annual Cisco internal security conferences across the globe, and took the Security Advocate community program from 50 initial members to a mature group of 350. At his last internal security conference, a well-earned special Security Champion award was presented to Chris because of the impact of his years of contributions to CSDL.

    Mr. Romeo is a frequent security conference speaker, featured at the RSA Conference (2015, 2016, 2017), ISC2 Security Congress (2014, 2015, 2016), AppSec USA (2015), AppSec EU (2016), and a host of other smaller regional security events (Converge Detroit, Raleigh Infosecon, FIRST, RVASec).


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