The issue of cybersecurity has moved to the top of the boardroom agenda. But are boards doing the right things to stay one step ahead of criminals?
As cybersecurity becomes a mainstream business risk, boards are coming under increasing pressure from customers, regulators, investors and the government to understand and oversee potential breaches effectively. Concern grows as the frequency and sophistication of high-profile cyber-attacks rise across industries.
In September, British Airways revealed that hackers had stolen the personal and financial data of 380,000 customers from its mobile app and website a few weeks earlier. Faced with customer anger, the airline had to promise to compensate passengers whose information had been stolen.
Tech giants have also been at fault over fail
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