As more is learned daily about the massive cyberattacks taking place on private companies, boards are struggling to get up to speed. Cybersecurity presents strategic, operational, and financial risks. Yet directors still struggle with basic questions such as whether the board should have a separate cyber committee, or a designated “cyber” expert. This session will cover the role of the director in oversight of cybersecurity and present a practical approach for directors to address one of the emerging challenges facing their companies.
Speaker(s): William E. McCracken, Chair, Advisory Board, Millstein Center at Columbia Law School; Former Chair and CEO, CA Technologies; Director, MDU Resources, National Association of Corporate Directors