Cybersecurity Trends for Boards of Directors
The Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation 2017-04-29
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. It can be especially challenging for directors to identify upcoming risks and avoid focusing too much on yesterday’s headlines. Prioritizing the following three areas based on impending cyber threats and emerging regulatory developments will help corporate directors stay ahead of the curve.