Cyber Security for Finance and Procurement

Online Certificate Course

1 Day


6 Hrs / Day

Cyber Security Center of Excellence


• Cyber Security threats in the context of finance, reputation and business operations
• Why Cyber Security is important and the key role of the finance, commercial and procurement function
• Assurance regarding common regulatory and legislative requirements
• Cyber Security requirements in projects
• Assurance and trust measures in third party relationships
• Risk treatments and Cyber insurance options
• Best practice to mitigate risks
• Discussion, real-world scenarios and examples.

Financial and procurement functions are increasingly being targeted by threat actors due to the volume of funds, data and intellectual property they process, Cyber fraud is becoming
more sophisticated and consequences both financially and reputationally could be drastic.
It is essential Finance and Procurement personnel upskill with knowledge and training in this area in order to apply best practices and mitigate risks of vulnerabilities which be exploited by criminals or leave the business open to unintended harm. Increasingly, it is expected that professionals will consider these Cyber risks within their processes and when making investment and other decisions. This course will provide professionals with the proficiency to mitigate against Cyber Security risks.

Course Content:

• Introduction.
• Cyber Security Roles and Responsibilities in Finance and Procurement.
• Developing an understanding of the Cyber Security threats in the context of Finance, reputation and business operations.
• A review of the current in country and international legislation affecting the finance and procurement operations.
• A review of the Cyber Security implications and expectations of third party suppliers and the requirements expected during project and business lifecycles.
• How to form good and trusted partnerships and assurances with third party suppliers in the context of Cyber Security including robust Service Level Agreements and Reporting.
• A look at the options available around risk treatments and Cyber insurance options.
• Examine ways in which organisations can learn from real life examples and scenarios and how these could be implemented across an organisation.
• Course Summary and Evaluation.

Testimonials from organisations & delegates

The course pulled together all the aspects of what is expected of the SIRO and more. It provided a sensible level of detail and depth to enable a SIRO to engage with a board and with technical teams with improved confidence.

The knowledge and experience of the course instructor was second to none. He was able to provide highly relevant personal insight across all the course content and to expand around all the course topics with real world examples.

Immensely informative, a real eye opener for some as to our current position and cannot fault the templar team at all for their hard work and commitment to us throughout the whole process.