Regardless of where a threat to cybersecurity comes from, board members need to be clear on how their organisation’s data and infrastructure mechanisms are being protected.
Organisations of all sizes are failing to recognise cybersecurity as a serious issue and are missing vital opportunities to take a proactive approach in the face of significant online threats. The bad news is that no one is immune from cyber-attacks, and it has never been more important to appreciate the damaging effect of failing to prepare on a company’s finances, reputation and legal position.
Consider the threats that boards should be aware of. A recent Ponemon Institute study highlighted that the cyber-attacks of most concern to respondents were: advanced malware; advanced persistent threats, otherwise known as a stealthy computer n
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