Cyber Governance

Struggling to fix cyber risk governance? Here are six powerful strategies

Directors and executives can no longer afford to pay lip service to cyber riskCyber risk has rocketed to the top right corner of several corporate risk profiles. As a result, most corporate directors now acknowledge the inescapable reality that if they fail to bake cybersecurity into their critical business lines, such negligence will invariably erode …

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Six proven tips to enlist the buy-in of executives and corporate directors into cyber transformation

Phil is the CEO and co-founder of the Cyber Leadership Institute and an experienced cybersecurity advisor, author, and public speaker. He is the Amazon bestselling author of The Five Anchors of Cyber Resilience, a practical cyber strategy book for senior business leaders. He is also the 2017 ISACA International’s Michael Cangemi Best Book/Article awardee for his major contributions in the …

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CISO training

Cyber resilience requires the board and the CISO to be aligned

A recent Deloitte study disclosed that a meager 38% of Chief Executive Officers and 23% of board members were “highly engaged” in the subject. This isn’t surprising—business executives and corporate directors have long perceived cybersecurity as highly cryptic. Sadly, most executives are only forced to participate in cyber resilience by a damaging cyber breach. Meanwhile, regulators keep tightening pressure on corporate directors to ensure their cyber governance mechanisms are effective …

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Executive support requires demystifying the cyber security message

Executive support matters now more than everHistory has taught us that senior business officers are ultimately held accountable for managing vital business risks. High profile examples abound. In 2006 Jeffrey Skilling received a 24-year prison sentence following Enron’s massive accounting scandal and ensuing bankruptcy. In 2010 Tony Hayward was dismissed from BP following the drilling …

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