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What New Directors Should Expect from Cybersecurity Briefings

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As a member of your company’s board, you know that cybersecurity is a critical risk that simply cannot be ignored, and that should be reported on regularly by the appropriate executives. According to the 2017 NACD Director’s Handbook on Cyber-Risk Oversight, 89 percent of public-company directors say cybersecurity is discussed regularly in board meetings, and 72 percent of private-company directors say the same. Most companies are clearly moving in the right direction. However, not all directors are familiar with cybersecurity operations and how to assess the associated risks. If you’re a newer member of your company’s board, you may wish... Read More