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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.

Why Boards Need to Pay Attention to Cybersecurity

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Why Board Members Using Personal Email Weakens Security for the Board

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The Elements of a Good Cyber Awareness Training Program

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Cybersecurity Fact Sheet: Why Small Business Isn’t Immune

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Looking Ahead: Trends Posing the Greatest Cyber Risk to Companies

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Cybersecurity Best Practices for Your Canadian Business

Businesses of every size have to be aware of the potential for becoming a target…

Why Cybersecurity Requirements Are Growing for Board Members

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Good Security Culture: Do You Know It When You See It?

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The Relationship Between Cybersecurity and Corporate Governance

As headlines of every newly discovered breach emerge, they reinforce the message to board directors…

What the SEC and Congressional Crackdown Means for Public Boards

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