Cloud Systems – Is My Data Safe and Secure?

Date: December 13, 2017 Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST Location: Online CPE: 1 Format: Webcast
EVENT DESCRIPTION

‘Is it secure?’ that is the top question that CPAs ask about cloud-based software applications. There is no simple answer, rather you need to invest in conducting due diligence on the particular product 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 a particular cloud application.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES
Evaluate the security controls of a cloud application provider
Understand key cloud security concepts
Separate from a cloud services provider
Analyze SOC (Statement of Controls) reports in compliance with SSAE 16
Understand the nature of the Service Level Agreement (SLA)
MAJOR TOPICS
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
EVENT DETAILS
PROFESSIONAL AREAS OF FOCUS
Technology
CPE FIELD OF STUDY
Specialized Knowledge (1.0 Credits)
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Anyone who is considering using a cloud application
INSTRUCTOR(S)
John Higgins
COURSE LEVEL
Basic
LOCATION
Online Webcast
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