Cyber security – what does it mean for the board?

Cyber security – what does it mean for the board?

Investors, governments and regulators are increasingly challenging board members to actively demonstrate diligence in this area. Regulators expect personal information to be protected and systems to be resilient to both accidents and deliberate attacks.


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In this factsheet, we look at the implications of cyber-attack and what boards can do to be more proactive, focused and preventative.

Key questions for boards

  • How can board members be on top of this issue?
  • How can the board become more proactive, focused and preventative?
  • Does your management team know what to do if your organisation is attacked?
  • What can the board do about it?

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