A cybersecurity greatboardroom.com breach can be devastating to a business. Therefore, it is essential that board members focus on cybersecurity and take it seriously.
Cyberattacks, data breaches and ransomware are increasing in frequency and cost. This makes them an important corporate governance issue that affects every business and organisation. In a recent insight report directors identified cybersecurity as one of the top threats they have to deal with.
The problem is often that the leadership of a company and its board isn’t aware of how to minimize security risks and safeguard sensitive data. This is because of a lack of communication between boardrooms and IT professionals.
This is why it’s crucial to provide the boardroom with secure channels to get critical information. LBMC provides a range of products to ensure that the information discussed in a boardroom stays there. For instance, RF-window films can ward off eavesdropping and electronic data theft during conferences. Our privacy window films are the perfect choice for offices as well as other workspaces.
When it is time to discuss cybersecurity in the boardroom, CISOs should be able to communicate their ideas in language that is understandable to the board and management team. They must be able explain the extent of risk and demonstrate how to prioritize investment to mitigate it. They should avoid “geekspeak”, and instead offer a risk based approach to cybersecurity. This method of calculating risk provides the management and the board with a basis to make informed strategic decisions.