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Improve Business Outcomes with Strong CPA-CISO Relationships


Cost Free
Presentation Length 1.0 hour

Recorded DateOctober 17, 2022
CPE:Not available
(archived webinars do not offer CPE credits)
Course LevelBasic
Course Description

In this course, attendees will be introduced to the role of a CISO (Chief Information Security Officer) and strategies to effectively leverage this resource for the betterment of an organization. The focus will be placed on the relationships between CPAs and CISOs and ways to communicate and appreciate the commonalities between the two roles as a means of strengthening the cyber security practices required by organizations today. Finally, the participant will be presented with considerations for engaging fractional CISOs as a means of helping to manage the ever-growing cost burdens associated with procuring, implementing, and sustaining security programs necessary to manage the cyber risks businesses face in 2022.
Learning Objectives:

  • Define the role of a CISO and how they can best contribute to attaining organizational strategies

  • Identify key strategies for CISOs to have successful interactions with executives and the board

  • Recognize cyber risk management and CPA-CISO relationship that is impacting this practice

  • Identify the emergence and the financially effective use of "fractional" CISOs for businesses

  • Give examples of how to build and leverage strong CPA-CISO relationships

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Dara Albright

DWealth Education
Host of the DWealth Muse podcast and Co-founder of DWealth Ed


Dara Albright is an accomplished fintech pundit and host of the DWealth Muse podcast, a weekly podcast that bridges the knowledge gap between conventional and modern finance through original coverage of the tidal wave of technological and regulatory change headed to finance as it shifts to a digital and more decentralized substratum. Albright presently advises multiple organizations on their fintech, blockchain, and digital finance initiatives, and currently serves on the board of Worthy Financial, a digital investment app redefining how Americans access alternative investment products and rated by investors in 2020 as one of the top consumer fintech to watch. Albright is also the co-founder of DWealth Ed, a new financial EdTech platform offering incentivized learning for financial professionals, business executives, and modern-day investors/consumers (“investumers”) as they seek to understand the monumental impact fintech is making on financial services, businesses, and economies at-large.


Greg Reitz is one of the founders of CISOciety, a firm that delivers fractional CISO services for businesses. CISOciety's unique approach to the market entails leveraging proprietary matching algorithms that pair former CISOs with customers based on key relationship drivers and business needs. As a principal in the firm, Greg brings over 35 years of strategic technology and cyber security experiences, with competencies developed and matured within multiple industry verticals for businesses with both domestic and global locations. He has extensive experience working with all levels of leadership and with individual contributors to develop and execute technology and security-driven business strategies that create real economic value for organizations. From a security framework perspective, Greg has practical experience with risk profiles, assessments, remediation actions, and executive management responsibilities associated with the ISO, NIST, CMMC, and SOX frameworks across the following verticals: Electrical Utility, Discrete Manufacturing, Process Manufacturing, Higher Education, K-12 Education, and Automotive.

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The mission of DWealth Education is to produce innovative and entertaining financial content that makes personal finance and retirement planning not only easy to comprehend but alluring to the average consumer. Only by truly engaging the populous can the national wealth gap narrow and the looming retirement crisis be thwarted.