More than ever before, boards are faced with the daunting task to ensure their company is protected in the event of an online attack. Just a decade or so ago, boardroom information security questions regarding digital risk rarely made it into the agenda.
Instead, companies instructed c-suite leaders to deal with the duty of establishing and maintaining cybersecurity standards.
As larger data breaches have wreaked havoc on major organizations, however, board members have begun to recognize their important role in risk management for board information security.
In order to maintain a proactive approach, we recommend that directors ask a lot of questions—these included: