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Understanding the Digital Operational Resilience Act (DORA)



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Date: 23rd July 2024
Time: 16:30pm - 19:30pm
Location: Online
CPE Hours: 2.75 Hours
Price: €30 incl VAT
Payment: Online payment or bank transfer





A Theoretical & Practical Insight

This course delves into the critical regulatory framework – the Digital Operational Resilience Act (DORA). Designed for professionals in the financial services industry, DORA establishes a standardized approach to managing Information and Communication Technology (ICT) risks across the European Union.

Through a blend of lectures, case studies, and interactive exercises, you'll gain a thorough understanding of:

  • DORA's key objectives: Explore the Act's purpose in strengthening cyber resilience and mitigating disruptions within the financial sector.
  • Regulatory requirements: Unpack the core provisions of DORA, including ICT risk management, incident management and reporting, and operational resilience testing.
  • Third-party risk management: Learn how to effectively assess and manage ICT risks associated with third-party service providers.
  • Oversight and enforcement: Understand the role of competent authorities in overseeing DORA compliance and potential consequences for non-compliance.
  • Implementation strategies: Discover practical steps for implementing a DORA-compliant framework within your organization.
  • Whether you're a compliance officer, IT professional, or risk manager, this course equips you with the knowledge and tools to navigate the DORA landscape effectively.

Course Outline and Benefits

  • Gain comprehensive knowledge of the Act's regulations and requirements.
  • Enhance your organization's cyber resilience: Learn best practices for building a robust ICT risk management framework.
  • Ensure compliance with DORA: Develop strategies to meet regulatory expectations and avoid potential penalties.
  • Stay ahead of the curve: Gain insights into emerging trends in DORA implementation and ongoing regulatory developments
  • Boost your career prospects: Demonstrate your expertise in DORA compliance and enhance your value in the financial services industry.


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Course Details          

Upon completing the course, participants will be awarded a certificate of attendance, which is eligible for 2.75 hours of CPE (Continuing Professional Education) Accreditation.

Cancellation of Courses by PKF Academy:

For each course, there will be a minimum level of attendees. If this minimum is not achieved PKF Academy reserves the right to either
i) cancel the course
ii) postpone it to a later date or
iii) it might decide to still hold the course in agreement with the trainer.

The attendees will be informed about such cancellations before course commencement. In the case of course cancellation from PKF's side, the full participation fee shall be paid back to the fully paid-up registrants.

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