The effectiveness of a cybersecurity defense, like that of the immune system, depends on each component efficiently fulfilling its role. Similarly, a corporate body’s health and safety depends on its ability to do three things.
Boards that take management of legal and brand risks seriously have a formal integrated breach protocol in place, with the expectation that a cybersecurity incident is likely to occur in the future.
Corporate Board Member asked Kennedy to discuss what the board of directors' role is in creating a cyber-safe workspace. The Raytheon CEO also touched upon the role company culture plays in creating a more secure organization, how his leadership style has evolved and more. Below are excerpts from this email conversation.