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Effective Cybersecurity Starts with Strengthening the Corporate Boardroom

Posted December 31, 2021 | Leadership | Technology | Amplify
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The authors describe how systemic risk should be factored in as a board priority and how to enhance preparedness. They argue that in terms of bolstering cybersecurity, the corporate boardroom is “too frequently a non­existent or under­performing control point for many organizations.” Zukis and Barsky go on to discuss the vulnerability of today’s highly connected and complex systems to systemic risks that can cause damage to the entire system. Finally, their article illustrates how boardroom mechanisms for governing digital and cyber risk can benefit enterprises.
About The Author
Bob Zukis
Bob Zukis is founder and CEO of Digital Directors Network (DDN). He is one of the world's leading advocates, educators, and advisors on systemic risk and digital and cybersecurity governance. Mr. Zukis founded DDN to address the lack of digital transformation and cybersecurity expertise in the corporate boardroom and to help directors and their companies more effectively address the strategic, litigation, and business risks of digital… Read More
Noah Barsky
Noah P. Barsky is is a Fellow with Cutter Consortium, a member of Arthur D. Little's AMP open consulting network, and Associate Professor at Villanova University School of Business in the executive and graduate business programs. His research and teaching focus on performance measurement, business planning, risk assessment, and contemporary financial reporting issues. Dr. Barsky develops and delivers executive education programs for various… Read More
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