CB’s Representative Spokes on Actual Problems of Information Security – Open Lecture at ASUE
Today, Komitas Stepanyan, Deputy to the RA CB Chief Auditor, PhD in Physical and Mathematical sciences, awardee of CRISC, CRMA, CobIT, spoke on IT audit and risk management features and similarities, as well as current issues of information security. The open lecture was organized by the Chair of Managerial Accounting and Auditing, and attended by Liana Grigoryan, Head of the mentioned Chair, professors, undergraduate students of Bachelor’s and Master’s degree.
Komitas Stepanyan called his lecture “Challenges of Digital Life”. Referring to people’s lifestyle in the era of new technologies, he quoted; “According to scientists, 80% of people first takes his phone to wake up”, then stated how people depend on digital technologies. Going on, the speaker drew attention to how easy to manage people’s life by new technologies. In this context, actual problems of IT and challenges of digital era were discussed, extensive reference was made to the hacking attacks (financial sector, social networks, etc.).
The CB employee submitted interesting statistics - hackers stole 169 million personal data in 2015, hacker attacks in 2015 have been more than 40% of such cases in 2014.
Note, that the Chair of Managerial Accounting and Auditing conducts such lectures aimed at promoting students to acquire practical skills, strengthen theoretical knowledge.
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