Cyber Risk Assessment - Identify Assets

Field: Auditing | Delivery Method: Self Study | CPE Hours: 1.5

This is a segment in our ongoing series on cyber risks. This segment is the first in the series of segments that will address the procedures for preparing a cyber risk assessment. For a cyber risk assessment, it is essential to establish a baseline for identifying critical components that must be evaluated. As in other courses, we will utilize the NIST Framework as a template to assist in discussing the concepts to be considered when performing a cyber risk assessment.

This segment will take a deep dive into the “identify” function required to properly perform a cyber risk assessment. We evaluate the categories within the function of:
  • Asset management
  • Business environment
  • Governance
  • Risk assessment
  • RM strategy
  • Supply chain risk management

Within each of these categories we examine specific objectives and procedures that should be considered in order to properly prepare your cyber risk assessment. Participants will come away with a deep understanding of the various processes required to properly identify cyber risks for their organization.

Lesson Objectives:
  • Explore the objectives of a cyber risk management assessment.
  • Explore critical concepts involved in preparing a cyber risk. assessment for your organization.
  • Identify critical components of the identify function including objectives and procedures.

Field: Auditing
CPE: 1.5
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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