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Cybersecurity & RegTech Fundamentals Course Overview

Understanding cybersecurity and RegTech is crucial because it helps keep financial information safe and ensures that rules are followed. This is important for building trust, keeping financial systems secure, and protecting customer data. Professionals who know about cybersecurity and RegTech play a big role in keeping banks and businesses safe from online threats, making it important in today’s digital world.

In this course, we’ll start with the basics of cybersecurity and RegTech, helping you understand how these technologies keep financial information safe. We’ll then explore common threats and vulnerabilities faced by financial institutions. Next, we’ll guide you through the essential rules and regulations governing the industry.

By the end, you’ll be well-equipped to protect your organization from digital threats and navigate compliance requirements confidently. Get ready to enhance your skills and secure your financial landscape!

Cybersecurity & RegTech Fundamentals Learning Objectives

Upon completing this course, you will be able to:
  • Articulate the core principles of cybersecurity and RegTech, emphasizing their critical importance in safeguarding financial assets and operations.
  • Evaluate the landscape of existing cybersecurity threats and vulnerabilities that pose risks to financial assets, operations, or reputation.
  • Synthesize the key regulatory compliance mandates that impact the financial industry and assess the challenges in adhering to these mandates.
  • Distinguish the role of RegTech in alleviating regulatory burdens and demonstrate how it fortifies an institution’s compliance framework.
  • Critique real-world case studies that exemplify the efficacy of RegTech in bolstering cybersecurity measures and achieving compliance goals.
  • Design and implement strategic plans that integrate cybersecurity and RegTech solutions to optimize risk management and achieve regulatory compliance.

Who Should Take This Course?

This course is ideal for financial professionals, including risk managers, compliance officers, and cybersecurity enthusiasts, seeking foundational knowledge in cybersecurity and RegTech (regulatory technology) to enhance their expertise and excel in their respective roles within the financial sector.

Cybersecurity and RegTech Fundamentals

Led by Dr. Tonisha Pinckney
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Level 2

Approx 1.5h to complete

100% online and self-paced

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Why stop here? Expand your skills and show your expertise with the professional certifications, specializations, and CPE credits you’re already on your way to earning.

FinTech Industry Professional (FTIP™)
  • Skills Learned Financial Technology Fundamentals, Data Science and Machine Learning, Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain
  • Career Prep Data Science and Machine Learning, Data Analyst, Business Analyst, Software Developer

Learner Reviews

I am a finance expert but, I took Cybersecurity module and it was very interesting to link it to finance.

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Pass me some chilled water please
This course is so loaded and informative.. My head is still very hot now... some water please, I enjoyed every bit of it... Thank you


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