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Board of directors are beginning to play a greater role in evaluating the effectiveness of their organizations’ cybersecurity practices, as stolen customer information often leads to executive-level shake-ups. Corporations are increasingly being held to stricter standards by their owners, business partners, donors and regulators regarding cybersecurity processes and events.

However, many boards have yet to apply that same level of scrutiny to their own security. As cybersecurity becomes an increasingly larger issue – with new hacks occurring daily on a wider and wider scale – it is that much more important to the role of the board evolve in keeping their company as safe as possible.

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