Cybersecurity

Familiarize Yourself with SEC Guidance On Data Breach Disclosures

Boardroom directors and officers should become familiar with their obligations under updated SEC guidance on data breach disclosures.

Is Data Breach Liability Inching Toward The Board Room?

In 2017, high-profile data breaches continued to create major legal issues for some of the country’s largest corporations. In part one of a two-part article, a pair of securities and shareholder litigation lawyers look at what this may mean for officers and directors in terms of liability.

The Essential Eight Technologies: What All Boards Should Know

Barbara Berlin, a director at PwC’s Governance Insights Center, discusses the impact of what PwC calls the “Essential Eight Technologies” and how boards should be responding.

The Role Of Boards In An Age Of Data Breaches And Cyber Crime

Most boards are cognizant of market, competitive and management risks, but very few boards see cybersecurity as an area in which they need to exercise oversight.

Reshuffling The Board To Keep Up With Technology

Every year, Corporate Board Member and Spencer Stuart collaborate to survey directors of publicly traded companies to check their pulse on the challenges and best practices of corporate directorship.

Are Cybersecurity Monitors Part Of The Next Wave For SEC Enforcement?

Corporate boards, upon learning of a cybersecurity breach or a deficiency in company practices and procedures, should consider proactively hiring an independent monitor to improve cybersecurity practices.

To Manage Cyber Risk, Boards Need More Insight

Cyber risk, which has always represented a significant area of enterprise risk, is finally being acknowledged as intersecting with other areas of the board’s oversight.

Board Under Siege: What Wells Fargo Did Right (And Wrong)

The real test for good governance occurs in the wake of a crisis.

Shareholder Engagement: A Balancing Act

Board members share whether their oversight responsibilities should mandate regular communication with shareholders.