As long as C-suite executives believe that cybersecurity is an IT issue, they will remain disengaged from the solutions and their role in supporting a robust cyber risk management strategy.
Lessons From the Marsh ‘Global Cyber Risk Perception Survey’: Disconnects Persist Despite Increased Executive Involvement
Despite in increased involvement of various stakeholders in risk management, a recent risk perception survey revealed a persistent disconnect between executives and the security function.
The International Standards Organization (ISO) released an updated version of its risk management guidelines to help security leaders engage top leadership in cyber risk decision-making.
A recent survey of local government leaders revealed that cybersecurity threats represent the top trend affecting government communications, followed by citizen engagement and social media.
To avoid the disastrous consequences of a breach, security professionals must be able to effectively communicate critical data risk in a language business leaders can understand.
Security teams had best bring their A-game to compete against ever-more sophisticated threat actors as new cyber risks emerge and evolve in 2018.
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The SEC released updated guidance regarding cybersecurity disclosure for public companies, emphasizing the responsibility of executives to report material risks and incidents.
According to IBM cyber risk expert Tim Roberts, security professionals must do a better job of communicating with top management as the technology landscape evolves and new threats emerge.
Instead of dismissing experts who warn of impending cybersecurity disasters, business leaders should thoroughly investigate the issue at hand and prepare a response to minimize the potential damage.