CPE Webinar

Cybersecurity for NFP Entities

March 13, 2017


Cyber attacks against nonprofit entities continue to be on the rise. While not as heavily publicized as their private sector counterparts, the public sector continues to be a target. This session will provide you with the information you need to begin identifying your cyber risks and related responsibilities. We will also discuss developing realistic solutions and plans to help mitigate the likelihood and impact of your data being compromised.

Learning Objectives

Participants will be able to:

  • Identify cyber risk characteristics
  • List tips for mitigating the likelihood and impact of a data breach
  • Describe your responsibilities associated with a breach


  • Michael Townsend, CISA, Senior Manager | Cherry Bekaert LLP

A Senior Information Technology Audit Manager in the Firm’s Risk Advisory Services (RAS) Group, Michael has more than 11 years of financial and IT auditing, risk advisory consulting and compliance experience. He has led and served on financial statement audits, IT audits, SOC 1 and SOC 2 engagements, and has performed internal controls reviews, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, for both public and private organizations. Prior to joining Cherry Bekaert, Michael worked with multiple Big Four accounting firms performing internal audit outsourcing and co-sourcing engagements focused on Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, internal controls design, and ACL data analysis, security controls documentation, benchmarking, cost reduction initiatives and revenue recognition. Clients ranged from multi-location domestic to multi-location international clients in the technology, manufacturing, service, utility and telecommunications industries.

CPE Accreditation

Prerequisites | None
Advanced Preparation | None
Hours of CPE | 1 Hour*
Delivery Method | Webinar
Program Level | Basic
CPE Category | Specialized Knowledge and Application

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