Webinar: Why a Pentest Is Not an Alternative to a Cyber Risk Assessment

Why a Pentest Is Not an Alternative to a Cyber Risk Assessment
Friday, October 6, 2023
2:30 pm ET | 1:30 pm CT | 12:30 pm MT | 11:15 am PT

1 CPE credit available for the live webinar.*

Join us for a discussion that unpacks the differences of a risk assessment from a penetration test and sets up jump start path for conducting cyber risk assessments. Uncover the often misunderstood differences in purpose and objectives between pnetration tests and cyber risk assessments. Discover how these misconceptions could leave organizations vulnerable to unaddressed gaps in their cybersecurity protections and capabilities, and explore how the application of MITRE ATT&CK attack vectors can accelerate and fortify the risk assessment process.

During this session, attendees will learn:

  • The fundamental differences between penetration testing and cyber risk assessment, including their goals, methodologies, and outcomes
  • How the MITRE ATT&CK framework can expedite the process of cyber risk assessment by aligning threat scenarios with MITRE attack vectors, enabling a comprehensive evaluation of an organization's security posture
  • Practical techniques for utilizing MITRE attack vectors to identify potential threats, vulnerabilities, and security gaps within an organization's systems and processes


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1 CPE credit available for the live webinar • Instructional Delivery Method: Group Internet Based • Program Level: Basic • Prerequisites: None • Advanced Preparation: None • Recommended Field of Study: Accounting • Free to Attend

Cancellation policy: In the rare event that a CPE event needs to be canceled, Weaver will email all invitees and registrants promptly communicating the cancelation as well as pull down any calendar appointments already sent for the event. In all cases where possible, Weaver will reschedule the training and provide the audience with information on the new date(s).

*Weaver 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.

Can't make this webinar?  Registering will allow you to view the webinar on-demand, when it is most convenient for you.

Compliant Resolution Policy: Questions or concerns about these policies? Please contact Rory Doolin, rory.doolin@weaver.com; 832.320.3435.