Cybersecurity and the evolving role of boards: from providing oversight to setting an example
Boards must lead from the top on cybersecurity - by adopting best practices they can set an example for the rest of their organisation, as this article explains
At a time when the theft of customer information often leads to executive-level shake-ups, boards are taking a greater role in evaluating the adequacy of their organisations’ cybersecurity. But many boards have yet to apply the same level of scrutiny to their own security. This article provides an evaluation framework for directors and senior management. Focus is on three main factors: where data is stored, the strength of ‘locks’ that provide access, and the control of ‘keys’ for entry.
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