Cybergovernance Journal Update – 4/15/2016
The price of reducing cyber risk is constant vigilance. It is not a duty reserved for the IT department or a few executives, but an organization-wide effort of compliance and training.
Cybergovernance Journal, Apr. 11
“Being secure can help with achieving compliance; in fact, compliance can be a by-product of security, but security is not automatically a by-product of compliance. You can be compliant without being secure…”
ZDNet, Apr. 13
64% of executives believe cybersecurity is fundamental to their digital growth strategy, with nearly one third believing the primary purpose of cybersecurity is to be a growth enabler, while another 44% believe cybersecurity is a competitive advantage…
City A.M., Apr. 1
Only 13% of the most vulnerable non-executive directors (NEDs) are briefed regularly on relevant cybersecurity legislation and regulation, and just 8% are regularly updated on the types of threats and sources that are pertinent to their businesses…
Christian Science Monitor, Apr. 13
Don’t know how to write a line of code? That may not matter, said Simone Petrella, chief cyberstrategy officer at the cybersecurity firm CyberVista. Other key ingredients for successful cybersecurity pros are curiosity and passion…
JD Supra, April 12
The FDIC reminds community bank directors that they should ensure that senior management has established appropriate risk management policies and procedures for “cyber risk”…
GCN, Apr. 13
For public and private sector security executives, the emphasis increasingly is on making sure their employees aren’t taking the bait on attacks. That makes it important for government agencies to constantly train both new and current employees on risk factors and actions that could open the door to an attack.