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.

Board Leadership Program

The leading continuing education program for public company boards.

How To Onboard A New Director

Boards must be prepared to onboard new directors and facilitate a process that allows them to hit the ground running.

Guide To Board Assessments

Engaging a useful, annual self-assessment is fundamental to governance excellence. Stakeholders expect it, and disclosure of it evidences a board’s effectiveness and commitment to its role.

Committee Briefings: Top Considerations for 2020

Investor expectations, new disclosure requirements, ESG, current and future trends–your committee agendas are filling up.