Cyber Risk Assessment – Detect Threats Part Two

Field: Auditing | Delivery Method: Self Study | CPE Hours: 1.0

This is a segment in our ongoing series on cyber risks. Part one of this segment about “Cyber Risk Assessments – Identifying Threats” delved into the detection phase of a cyber risk assessment. We evaluated important elements to consider when determining how to stay abreast of impending threats and what organizations should do to detect those threats including evaluating anomalies, instilling continuous monitoring tactics and dedicated detection methods.

This is the second part of the two-part series. This segment will focus on the types of IT assets to consider when establishing detection processes, the concept of applied security and additional considerations for continuous monitoring and forensic analysis. We will also look briefly at incident response – which is covered in greater detail in the segment on “Cyber Security Risk Assessment – Recover from Breaches”.
Learning objectives
  • Review the high level “detect” concepts introduced in segment one.
  • Explore the concept of applied security and preventative and detective controls.
  • Explore additional concepts of security continuous monitoring
  • Explore the pillars of success.
  • Explore incident response and threat intelligence.

Field: Auditing
CPE: 1.0
Delivery Method: Self-Study
Format: Video

Your Instructor

Lynn Fountain
Lynn Fountain

Consultant, CPA, CGMA, CRMA, MBA, Past Chief Audit Executive

Business Consultant, Trainer, Author

Ms. Fountain has over 40 years of experience spanning public accounting, industry accounting and consulting. Sixteen years of that experience has been in the field of internal audit, risk managment and process improvement. She is well adept to assist your organization evaluate business strategy, perform risk assessments, establish a Sarbanes-Oxley process, synergizing internal audit processes or perform process improvement projects.

As a past corporate executive Lynn has a passion for working with professionals to enhance their processes and provide leading edge education. She has authored and delivered hundreds of training courses for accounting, finance and audit professionals. Her training is filled with not just theory but real world application.

Ms. Fountain has authored three technical publications:

-Leading the Internal Audit Function 

-Raise the Red Flag

-Ethics and the Internal Auditor's political dilemma

Lynn is a recognized leader in the internal audit profession as well as a recognized business professional.  

Ms. Fountain obtained her BSBA from Pittsburg State University and her MBA from Washburn University in Kansas. She has active, current CPA, CGMA, and CRMA credentials.

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