Building a Cybersecurity Practice 


The PCPS Cybersecurity Toolkit provides learning resources, staff training tools, and tools to use with clients to assess their needs for cybersecurity resources. Together, these tools will help your firm analyze your service opportunities and assist in building a cybersecurity practice.

For Use Within Your Firm

Exploring Cybersecurity Guide 
(for AICPA members)
This guide provides a general overview of cybersecurity. What is it? What are the threats to your firm and your clients? And what best practices should your firm implement to protect against cyber threats?

Learning Matrix
(for AICPA members)
Use this resource to learn about the numerous cybersecurity frameworks available. This document includes information on key regulations impacting cybersecurity, reference materials, industry recognized sources of security intelligence and thought leadership.

Service Opportunity Grid
(for AICPA members)
Numerous service opportunities relate to cybersecurity. Consider which of these opportunities may fit with your firm by reviewing the key considerations of each opportunity.

Service Implementation Checklist
(for PCPS members)
Interested in implementing a cybersecurity advisory service line? Follow this step by step guide to get your new service offering up and running.

Cybersecurity PowerPoint
(for PCPS members)
Host an internal meeting for your staff on the basics of cybersecurity, why it’s important and how your firm is approaching the applicable issues. Modify this template for your firm’s practices and to share cybersecurity basics with your clients.


Client Communication Tools 


Client Assessment Template
(for PCPS members)
Use this document to facilitate a discussion with your client about their needs. See only applicable options based on your discussion with this excel document, or review all opportunities using this document.

FAQs
(for PCPS members)
Help your clients address some of the top cybersecurity questions they may have with this co-brandable FAQ document.

Client Communication Template
(for PCPS members)
Let your client know what new services you have to offer which may be of service to their organization using this customizable template.

Cybersecurity PowerPoint
(for PCPS members)
Modify the internal training tool to share cybersecurity basics with your clients and inform them of your service offerings.


Additional Resources

These resources can provide additional guidance on cybersecurity.



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