Introduction to IT Security

$69.00

This course will be an overview of:

  • Introduction to cybersecurity concepts such as risk management and treatments and security concepts
  • Best practices for securing data and other critical infrastructure in an organization
  • Review of payment card data security standards and how to assess an organization's maturity level
  • Examples of cybersecurity threats and vulnerabilities
  • How to prepare and implement a security plan

Course Instructors

Mike Potenza

Michael Potenza is both a CPA and a JD. He received his Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering from the Cooper Union, his Master of Engineering in Structural Engineering also from the Cooper Union, his Master of Science in Accounting from Devry University, and finally his Juris Doctorate from St. John’s Law School. In 1998, Mike began teaching for Becker and also as an adjunct professor at Fordham University. He taught at Fordham until 2008. In 2001, Mike developed a graduate Information Technology course at New York University and taught the course at NYU from 2001 to 2003. Mike spends a large portion of his time managing Point & Click, Inc., a computer consulting corporation, where he serves a dual role as CEO and in-house counsel for more than twenty years. Currently, Mike teaches REG, BEC and FARE for Becker, he is the Lead Faculty Instructor in NY and a Becker national instructor.

Introduction to IT Security

$69.00

This course will be an overview of:

  • Introduction to cybersecurity concepts such as risk management and treatments and security concepts
  • Best practices for securing data and other critical infrastructure in an organization
  • Review of payment card data security standards and how to assess an organization's maturity level
  • Examples of cybersecurity threats and vulnerabilities
  • How to prepare and implement a security plan

National Registry of CPE Sponsors

A Becker Professional Education 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: www.nasbaregistry.org

Becker Professional Education Sponsor I.D. Numbers NASBA: 107294, New York: 002087, New Jersey: 20CE00226700, Texas: 009580, Ohio: CPE.186, Illinois 158.002405, Pennsylvania: PX177823