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2018 December Training All Day Paid Session

When: December 5, 2018 - 0800-1600
Where: Brier Creek Country Club
CPEs: Up to 8
Handouts: Will Be Uploaded When available

Time: Breakfast 7am to 8am ; Meeting 8am to 4pm
Lunch: 11:30 to 1pm
Note: Box lunch can be purchased from Brier Creek Country Club
Cost: Members - $75, Sister Organizations - $100, Non-members $125

CPEs: Upto 8

Handouts: Will Be Uploaded When available

Risky Business: What is Risk Management and Why Does It Matter?

Humans are constantly considering risk, even when we don’t realize it. Risk management is our response to the possibility of suffering harm or something going wrong…and things go wrong all the time! Car accidents, stolen wallets, unexpected bad weather, burnt dinners. The list could go on and on. We are programmed to manage risk. So how does risk management translate into business?

During this training, Joseph Kirkpatrick will discuss the critical risks in today’s threat landscape and how to mitigate those risks through risk assessments, cybersecurity best practices, and information security audits. Kirkpatrick will also spend some time discussing the hot topic of GDPR and how that regulation has impacted the US. Attendees will learn valuable insights from Kirkpatrick’s unique perspective as an auditor, industry expert, and president of an auditing firm.

I. What is Risk?

  1. Critical risks in today’s threat landscape (cybersecurity)
  2. What assets/data are at risk

II. Ways to Mitigate Risk

  1. Risk Assessment/Risk Analysis – How you should be conducting one
  2. HIPAA – History, the 3 Rules, unique case study
  3. HITRUST – History, how it’s different from HIPAA, how it’s adapting to multiple industries
  4. The SOC Suite – SOC 1, SOC 2, SOC for Cybersecurity
  5. PCI – History, how it’s adapting to new payment technologies
  6. Cybersecurity – Methodologies and best practices, unique case study

III. Hot Topic: Privacy

  1. GDPR
  2. US State Laws

About Joseph Kirkpatrick

As President of KirkpatrickPrice, Joseph Kirkpatrick has spent over a decade developing the firm into the industry leader it is today. KirkpatrickPrice specializes in thorough and efficient multi-audit delivery, founded with innovation and integrity. In fact, KirkpatrickPrice was the first authorized company to provide multiple audits into one streamlined process through Joseph’s visionary tool, the Online Audit Manager. Under his leadership, KirkpatrickPrice has delivered thousands of audit reports and information security engagements to clients of all sizes worldwide, strengthening their information security and compliance controls.

Joseph enjoys educating, empowering, and inspiring clients by navigating them through the complex maze of compliance and regulatory requirements. Joseph is a CPA with over 25 years of experience in information technology and holds a BA in Organizational Communication. He also holds CISSP, CISA, CGEIT, CRISC, and QSA certifications, specializing in data security, cybersecurity, IT governance, and regulatory compliance.


For more information and to register for the training session, please visit the ISACA RTC website.