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4/24/14 - The Evolving Governance Model for Cybersecurity Risk

Responsibility for the oversight of information security and cyberthreats is moving from back-office technology professionals to boards of directors and corporate executives as it becomes increasingly clear that managing these risks across an organization demands involvement at the highest levels.

The new governance model for information security and cybersecurity risk doesn't require the board and C-suite to become technology experts, but it does demand a cross-disciplinary approach — and the recognition that technology, while posing a significant risk, can also be a significant competitive advantage. Please click below to read a Sightlines InFocus by Gary Owen that discusses common vulnerabilities of companies that have not yet adjusted to the new paradigm and steps companies can take to mitigate cybersecurity risk.