Cyber Security: What does it mean for the Board?
Investors, governments and regulators are increasingly challenging board members to actively demonstrate diligence in this area.
Regulators expect personal information to be protected and systems to be resilient to both accidents and deliberate attacks.
Board level awareness of emerging cyber threats and direct involvement in determining the response is critical. Threat intelligence can help organisations become more proactive, focused and preventative to take control of cyber risk in a unique and positive way. Asking the questions below, can help leaders quickly identify gaps in the current cyber security strategy and encourage an organisation-wide approach to securing the future of their business.
Consider developing a strategy that is more than just security through combining people, privacy, information governance and business resilience. Using KPMG’s cyber in the Boardroom methodology, member firms work with Boards to understand the risks they face and the impact on their strategic plans and day-to-day operations.
KPMG's Cyber Maturity Assessment (CMA) provides an in depth review of an organisation’s ability to protect its information assets and its preparedness against cyber-crime, looking at:
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