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Cyber Best Practices and Risk Management for Accountants
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Cyber Best Practices and Risk Management for Accountants

Total Credits: 2 including 2 Business Management & Organization - Non-technical

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ACPEN Industry Institute |  Technology
Douglas Rumi, CFM, MA, Doctoral Candidate (Finance) |  Darren Faye, Executive Vice President
Course Levels:
2 Hours
Product Type:
Live Webcast Replay


Information Technology (IT) plays an ever increasing role in the operation of every organization, but advances in technology sometimes come with hidden costs, this can come from malfunction, inadvertent errors, mischief, manipulation and/or fraud. This Course teaches how everyone must comprehend and understand the cyber risks involved in their organization, and how to implement strategies and training to minimize cyber risk perils.

Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives





*avoid cyber risks for financial service firms and accountants

*elements required to develop enterprise cyber risk awareness protocols

*employee training

*IT management

*statutory compliance

*disaster planning

Major Subjects

*Technology Risk Assessment

*Risk Identification

*Risk Cost Measurement

*Top ways to avoid a Data Breach

*Cyber risks associated with deliberate or inadvertent

*Acts of employees

*Acts of vendors


*Communication and other IT related issues

Course Materials


Douglas Rumi, CFM, MA, Doctoral Candidate (Finance) Related seminars and products: 1

Professor Ruml did his undergraduate studies at Ohio State, Hebrew and Ambassador Universities. His Master’s degree was completed at the California State University. He is currently working on his doctorate in Business Administration at Northcentral University. Professor Ruml completed the Certified Financial Manager program at the Donald Regan School in Princeton, as well as achieving securities licenses in General Securities and Options (Series 7), Managed Futures and Commodities (Series 31), State Agent (Series 63), and Federal Investment Advisor (Series 65). He is a registered Property, Casualty, Life, Accident & Health, Variable Life, and Variable Annuity agent. 


Professor Ruml began his career as a Reinsurance Broker in New York, where he created the first computer-based natural catastrophe models in-house for a major reinsurance intermediary. In the 1990's he was a co-founder of a British public software corporation (reinsurance underwriting/actuarial software, and corporate insurance distance learning), and was, in the following decade, an equity partner at a Columbus area boutique/specialist professional liability insurance firm, where he ran marketing and the loss control program.


As a global executive (and sometimes expatriate), Professor Ruml has lived in or extensively visited countries in North America, Europe, the Middle East, East Asia, and the South Pacific. He currently serves as a professor in the Graduate School of Business at Ohio Dominican University where he designed and teaches the Corporate Information Strategy & Management course.

Darren Faye, Executive Vice President Related seminars and products: 1

Dawson Companies

Darren is Executive Vice President at Dawson Companies, an AssuredPartners Company.  His background is in IT Security and Enterprise Risk Management with a focus on information security.   He works nationwide with a wide range of clients ranging from manufacturers, software developer, franchise systems, and technology/IT-related companies.  Darren helps bridge the gap between the cyber exposures a company faces and the ability to reduce their risk and in some cases, transferring that risk to an insurance company.

He has been with the company for over 17 years.

Additional Info

Basic Course Information



Advanced Preparation


Designed For

The Course provides elemental cyber risk information relevant to all *owners, *directors and *employees of businesses in financial service and accountancy organizations. Cyber risks are endemic, increasing and already present in every organizational environment. This primer provides knowledge and guidance to help individuals, businesses and organizations develop their own cyber risk awareness and mitigation strategies.

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Additional Information

Complaint Resolution Policy Please contact Anne Taylor for any complaints., (972-377-8199).
Official Registry Statement Business Professionals' Network, Inc. is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website:
Instructional Delivery Method Group Internet Based
Course Registration Requirements Online Registration
Refund/Cancellation Policy Please contact the ACPEN help desk 1-877-602-9877 or if you wish to cancel your attendance for a previously purchased webcast and are requesting a refund or transfer.



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