With so many Boards focused on operations, revenue, strategy, and execution, they completely are forgetting the simple fact that a single cyberattack can bring all that to a screeching halt.
Maybe members of an organization’s Board of Directors don’t care about cybersecurity because it feels very much in the technical weeds. Perhaps it’s because they don’t understand what constitutes a cyberattack. Or maybe it’s because they fail to understand the implications and repercussions of an attack on the business they seek to help grow.
The Board’s job is to strategically manage risk. Usually, the focus is on operational risk. But the modern Board of Directors should be focused on all types of risk – which now includes cyber threats. The misconceptions above are likely just scratching the surface, but they do make the case that Boards today need to expand the discussion to include cybersecurity.
Full article here https://blog.knowbe4.com/cybersecurity-should-be-an-issue-for-every-board-of-directors
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