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Cloud Systems - Is My Data Safe and Secure? Logo cgma

  John Higgins, CPA, CITP |   £35.00 - 45.00 |   2018 |   01:00 h |   CGMA Store

‘Is it secure?’ That is one of the top questions asked by CEOs, CFOs, and other key decision-makers about cloud-based software applications.

There is no simple answer, rather you and your organisation need to invest in conducting due diligence on any product prior to making a purchase to make sure you are satisfied with the integrity of the service provider and the security of your data.

This course will focus on the key steps that you should take when performing the appropriate due diligence review of any cloud application.

Topics discussed:

  • What data security measures to look for in a cloud application
  • Understanding the data backup and recovery policies and procedures
  • Evaluating the internal controls in place with SOC (Statement of Controls) reports
  • Understanding the role of data encryption
  • Understanding the service provider's Terms & Conditions

    This is an online, audio course; it is also available as part of CGMA Essentials. You will have 12 months from date of purchase to access this course, making it easy to fit around your work and personal commitments.

Who should take this course?

  • Anyone working for or with an organisation considering using a cloud application
Topics covered:
  • Management accounting: Technical: Accounting information systems: Information systems environment, Foundational
  • Management accounting: Technical: Accounting information systems: Accounting applications, Foundational
  • Management accounting: Technical: Risk management & internal control: Cybersecurity, Foundational