Half of ITDMs: Cybersecurity Still Not a Top Priority for the Board

Almost half of IT decision makers (ITDMs) think members of the board still do not consider cybersecurity to be a top priority, according to findings from Fortinet’s Global Enterprise Security Survey. Read more about the new Fortinet’s Global Enterprise Security Survey which reveals that 48% of the decision makers believe that business executives are not making cybersecurity […]

Give CISOs a Say: The Cyber Security Paradox

Read why Marc Lueck says that companies should give CISOs a say in board meetings on CBR Online : In 2017, organisations have a growing list of cyber security challenges they need to face up to, in order to keep the enterprise secure. Not only has there been a sharp rise in the number of […]

Money Talks: Speaking the Language of Money to Boost Security Awareness Among CEOs

Read why David Strom says that speaking about money is important to boost security awareness among CEO’s on Security Intelligence : Security weaknesses often start at the top of organizations. According to Code42’s “CTRL-Z Study 2017,” 75 percent of CEOs and more than half of other top executives admitted that they use applications that are […]

Security leaders need better visibility of risk before the board asks

Is your environment more or less complex than it was last year? And what about the changing threat landscape? When we blend them together, we get increasing complexity with evolving threats. And now that security is a top area of concern in the executive suite and boardroom, the pressure mounts. Read why Kevin Cunningham of SailPoint […]

Calls for UK boards to be better educated on cyber threats

The latest government cyber governance health check and a survey of the UK’s top 350 companies have revealed that more than two-thirds of boards have not received training to deal with a cyber incident, but this is no surprise, according to security commentators. Read about the latest United Kingdom government cyber governance health check which […]

Black Hat: How Hackers Brief the Board to Improve Security Outcomes

Briefing executive management on security issues isn’t always an easy task, but it’s one that Matt Devost, managing director at Accenture, has 20 years of experience doing. Read Matt Devost of Accenture explain how hackers brief the company board about cyber security strategies at Black Hat conference on eWeek.

Should CEOs be held responsible for data breaches?

CEOs should be the ones responsible in case of a cyber-attack and a data breach in an organisation, according to a new report by Tripwire. Polling Infosecurity Europe 2017 attendees on who should be held accountable in such a scenario, 40 per cent said CEOs. CISOs are the second in line with 21 per cent of […]

Why CEOs need to understand how software is built

Read why Nick Ismail says that company CEO or a senior company board member should know how software is built on Information Age : Does your CEO understand every element of your business? At first glance, this may seem like a strange question. As the senior figurehead of an organisation, the CEO role by nature […]

Australia’s boards don’t really understand their cyber security risks

The boards of the vast majority of Australia’s biggest listed companies have non-existent or limited understanding of the biggest IT security risks to their organisation, the ASX’s first cyber health check has found. Read more about the new report by ASX which reveals that Australian company boards have limited understanding of cyber security risks their […]

“Cybersecurity Trends for Boards of Directors”

Cybersecurity has in recent years become an integral component of a board’s role in risk oversight, but directors often find themselves in unfamiliar territory when it comes to formulating policies and oversight processes that address cybersecurity risk. Read about the top cyber security trends for board of directors on JD Supra.