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Cybersecurity & IT Risk

BKD's Cybersecurity Pros Work Smarter to Help Protect Your Organization

In today’s increasingly connected world, your organization faces a number of high security risks. Identity theft, network hacking and could occur any time and expose your company’s vital information. BKD’s team can help your organization develop a plan to protect against unforeseen attacks. Whether you want to prepare for the worst, respond to a breach or remedy weaknesses in your systems, BKD is ready to assist.

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BKD WhiteHat Services

Drawing on , BKD Services helps give you peace of mind by combating threats and guiding you through the necessary steps to address . With this monthly subscription, you’ll have access to a full suite of services, including a subscription to IntegraReport™—BKD’s fraud hotline service that can be used to report cyber incidents.

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Services

As a leader in your organization, you have a big responsibility to protect client data. The European Union released guidance on the General Data Protection Regulation, and every organization that possesses personal data for EU citizens was required to comply by May 25, 2018, or face hefty fines and penalties. BKD has been protecting data before it was a hot issue. Let one of our consultants work smarter for you and help keep your organization a step ahead in the ever-changing data security landscape.

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SOC for Cybersecurity

The American Institute of CPAs released a framework designed to help increase trust and transparency over your organization’s controls as it relates to a risk management program. This type of examination is appropriate for virtually any organization, including businesses and not-for-profit organizations. It allows for flexibility through a customized security framework and helps build resilient organizations that know the effectiveness of their controls. Think this might be for you? Reach out, and read more here.

Access Analyzer

An employee with too much access can pose a risk to your organization. BKD’s Access Analyzer can help you separate conflicts of duty and ensure employees only have the access they need to do their jobs.

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Cyber Chat Video Series

Hear from accounting leaders about why should be a top priority. 

Research has shown that the average cost of a data breach is $3.86 million dollars.1 If that number seems overwhelming, consider this: the likelihood of a recurring breach within two years is 27.9%. 

As modern life becomes increasingly dependent on technology, cloud storage, technology and artificial intelligence it is vital that the frameworks in place are robust. hackers stand ready with techniques like , phishing scams, and other attacks to steal data and make a quick buck. 

You need solutions that provide protection of your organizations most important assets. Below are videos from Cindy Boyle, the partner that leads BKD Cyber. She sat down with Eric Hansen, BKD’s Chief Operating Officer and current President of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) and Olivia Kirtley, past President of the AICPA and board member to several traded companies to discuss through their unique lens.


Payment Card Industry (PCI) Compliance

Any organization that accepts credit or debit card payments may be subject to PCI compliance. An annual compliance assessment may be required, regardless of size. Even businesses in the lowest tier, which process 20,000 or fewer credit card transactions a year, are vulnerable to crime and .

If you need to complete your annual assessment, or if you’d like to know what you need to do to meet PCI compliance, BKD Cyber can help.

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