A Board Issue That's Growing:

Board Accountability and How to Get Your Voice Heard

22 Nov. 2023 @15:00 - 16:00 UK

In today's rapidly evolving digital landscape, cybersecurity has become a critical concern for organisations of all sizes and industries. Data breaches, cyberattacks, and privacy breaches have become more prevalent, leading to significant financial losses, reputational damage, and legal consequences.

As these threats continue to escalate, it is essential for organisations to recognise that security is not solely an IT department concern but a board-level issue that demands strategic attention and action.

This webinar aims to shed light on the increasing importance of board accountability regarding security matters. We will delve into the reasons why cybersecurity is now a board-level issue and explore the best practices for ensuring that your voice as a security professional is heard and respected at the highest levels of the organisation.

Duration: Approximately 45 minutes (including Q&A session)

Key Discussion Points
  • Why is it a board issue?
    • Highlighting the evolving threat landscape and its impact on businesses.
    • Exploring the financial and reputational risks associated with security breaches.
    • Understanding the legal and regulatory implications for organisations.
  • Who should manage it:
    • Defining the roles and responsibilities of the board, executives, and security teams.
    • Emphasising the need for a collaborative approach to cybersecurity.
  • Getting your voice heard:
    • Identifying the challenges faced by security professionals in communicating with the board.
    • Discussing strategies to effectively present security risks and concerns to board members.
  • How to get you voice heard at the board:
    • Developing a compelling business case for security initiatives.
    • Leveraging data-driven insights to support your arguments.
    • Cultivating relationships and alliances with key stakeholders.